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  • Mathematical Associaiton of America to Hold Spring Meeting at IPFW
For Immediate Release
March 21, 2014

Mathematical Associaiton of America to Hold Spring Meeting at IPFW

Key Info

  • Mathematical Association of America Indiana Section Meeting
  • IPFW campus, April 4–5
  • Statewide event expects over 120 attendees
  • Math contest for undergraduate students from 30 Indiana teams, Friday, April 4, 4 p.m.
  • Media invited to attend and cover this event

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), will host the spring 2014 meeting of the Indiana Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) on April 4–5, 2014.

The statewide mathematics event is expected to draw over 120 attendees to the IPFW campus and will include a special math contest for undergraduate students from 30 Indiana teams on Friday, April 4 at 4 p.m.

Invited speakers include:

  • Stephen Kennedy, senior acquisitions editor for MAA books, "Two Heads Are Better Than None."
  • Sarah Greenwald, Appalachian State University, "Mathematical Morsels from Futurama and The Simpsons."

"The MAA is the premier organization devoted to promoting excellence in mathematics education and teaching in the U.S.," said Marc Lipman, professor of mathematical sciences at IPFW and head of the organizing committee for the spring meeting. "Here at IPFW, we take great pride in the quality of instruction we deliver. Hosting the meeting, and hosting the Indiana College Mathematics Competition is a demonstration of IPFW's commitment to providing a great education, particularly in mathematics, to the citizens of northeastern Indiana."

Online registration is available through March 30. Student registration is free.

For more information, contact Lipman at 260-481-6897 or lipmanm@ipfw.edu.

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