New York Alpha
2005-2006 Chapter Report
Advisor and Officers
Advisor: Claudia Miller
President: Laura McDaniel
Vice President: Angela Dawson
Secretary: Julie Manion
Treasurer: Ettamarie Richards
Programming Chair: Jillian Dodge
Historian: Jacob Mezey
Number of New Members Inducted:
Number of Continuing Members:
Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter activities this year:
Lecture: " Thinking Inside the Box: A Student Research Project" by Professor Graver Abstract: A careful look at even the simplest of problems can lead to very interesting questions. We will investigate some such problems and see how they can blossom into challenging research projects.
We also had a lecture done by Prof. McConnell on Gaming Probability and when a certain outcome is expected to occur.
Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present a paper at the PME national meeting at MathFest in Knoxville, Tennessee?
Not this year.
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. :
Not at this time.