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Other Mathematical Sessions

Please note: all sessions are listed in Mountain Daylight Time (MDT = UTC-6:00)

Alder Award Session

Saturday, August 7, 1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Description

The MAA established the Henry L. Alder Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Beginning College or University Mathematics Faculty Member to honor beginning college or university faculty members whose teaching has been extraordinarily successful and whose effectiveness in teaching undergraduate mathematics is shown to have influence beyond their own classrooms. Each year, at most three college or university teachers are honored with this national award. The awardees are invited to make a presentation in this session. The session is moderated by MAA President Jenny Quinn.

 

MAA Prize Sessions

This year the MAA Prize Winners will be celebrated over the course of MathFest. We invite everyone to join us and congratulate our prize winners from 2020 and 2021.

World Premiere of “MAA Summer 2021 Award Winners”

Wednesday, August 4, 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m., MAA Pavilion, Virtual Exhibit Hall

Description

Join us in the Pavilion to watch the world premiere video celebrating the winners of MAA’s 2021 Summer Awards. MAA Awards highlight our values of community, inclusivity, communication, and teaching & learning. This is the first in a series of activities to celebrate and recognize the people that bring their wits, strength, and love to help the MAA community flourish.

Host:
Jenny Quinn, MAA President, University of Washington, Tacoma

Celebrate with the MAA Writing Award Winners from 2020 and 2021

Friday, August 6, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Description

Winners of Allendoerfer, Evans, Halmos-Ford, Hasse, Pólya, Solow, Beckenbach, Chauvenet, or Euler Awards, together with their friends and fans are invited to meet with winners and congratulate them on their achievements.

The second in a series of activities to celebrate and recognize the people that bring their wits, strength, and love to help the MAA community flourish.

Hosts:
Jenny Quinn, MAA President, University of Washington, Tacoma
Michael Dorff, MAA Past President, Brigham Young University

Celebrate with MAA Service Awards Winners from 2020 and 2021

Friday, August 6, 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Description

Winners of an MAA Award for Inclusivity, Certificate of Merit, Certificate for Meritorious Service, or the Gung and Hu Award together with their friends and fans are invited to meet with winners and congratulate them on their achievements.

The third in a series of activities to celebrate and recognize the people that bring their wits, strength, and love to help the MAA community flourish.

Hosts:
Jenny Quinn, MAA President, University of Washington, Tacoma
Michael Dorff, MAA Past President, Brigham Young University

Celebrate with MAA Teaching and Research Award Winners from 2020 and 2021

Saturday, August 7, 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Description

Winners of an Alder, Dolciani, Haimo, or Selden Awards, together with their friends and fans are invited to meet with winners and congratulate them on their achievements.

The fourth in a series of activities to celebrate and recognize the people that bring their wits, strength, and love to help the MAA community flourish.

Hosts:
Jenny Quinn, MAA President, University of Washington, Tacoma
Michael Dorff, MAA Past President, Brigham Young University

 

MAA Section Officers Meeting

Thursday, August 5, 8:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

Description

This session is moderated by Lisa Marano, West Chester University, Chair of the MAA Committee on Sections. It is open to all section officers.

 

Year: 
2021