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University Hosts First Annual Math Day

March 14, 2011

On March 8, 2011, Pacific University welcomed high school students from the greater Portland area to campus for its first Math Day.  

Sarah Greenwald (Appalachian State University) was the keynote speaker for the event. Her talk "Mathematical Tidbits from Futurama and The Simpsons" focused on the intersection of mathematics and popular culture. 

Other invited speakers included Charles Dunn (Linfield College), Naiomi Cameron (Lewis and Clark College), Cheryl Beaver (Western Oregon University), and Rob Beezer (Puget Sound University).  

Read more about the event at Pacific University's Math Day website.

Funding for the conference was provided by an MAA Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant

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1069
Start Date: 
Monday, March 14, 2011

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