New York Alpha Lambda
2004-2005 Chapter Report
Advisor and Officers
Advisor: Aileen Michaels
President: Daniel Lang
Co Vice Presidents: Jennifer Weinstein and Melissa Oddo
Secretary: Craig Riha
Treasurer: Jeffrey Haruthunian
Number of New Members Inducted:
Number of Continuing Members:
Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present a paper at the PME national meeting at MathFest in Providence, Rhode Island?
Christian Hilaire and Jennifer Weinstein will be attending. Jennifer will be presenting a paper..
Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter activities this year:
We visited the New York Hall of Science in Flushing, New York. There were many scientific and mathematical exhibits, some of which were hands-on.
Christian Hilaire, an undergraduate student, gave a talk, "The Calculus of Variations."
Do you have any news about current students or recent graduates? For example, scholarships or other awards, acceptances to graduate school, paper presentations at conferences. :
The following students received awards:
Laura Fanelli and Jennifer Weinstein - Homer and Mairy Demetriou Endowed Scholarship
Pamela Smith - Sylvia Pines Memorial Scholarship
Christian Hilaire - Azelle Waltcher Scholarship
Daniel Lang - Outstanding Graduating Math Major Award
Melissa Oddo and Jeffrey Haruthunian - Faculty Award for Outstanding Mathematics and Education
Christina Pawlowski - Mathematics Department Tutoring Center Scholarship
Outstanding Sophomore Award - Leah Addy