Marc A. Chamberland, Grinnell
College, The many faces of pi, Saturday, 1:00 p.m. (Student
Undergraduate Student Poster
Session, Saturday, 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., organized by
Mario U. Martelli, Claremont McKenna College, and Diana
M. Thomas, Montclair State University. The session is reserved
for undergraduates and first-year graduate students submitting
posters on work done while undergraduates. Interested students
can submit abstracts online at www.maa.org/students/undergrad/poster06.html
beginning August 1. Students are encouraged to apply early.
Examples of poster topics include a new result,
a different proof of a known theorem, an innovative solution of
a Putnam problem, a new mathematical model or method of solution
to an applied problem. Purely expository posters cannot be accepted.
Prizes will be awarded to the top-rated posters with funds provided
by the AMS, MAA, AWM, CUR, PME and by the Moore Foundation. Trifold,
self-standing 48" by 36" tabletop posterboard and mounting materials
will be provided. Additional material or equipment is the responsibility
of the presenters. Questions may be directed to Diana Thomas at
The session is sponsored by the CUPM Subcommittee on Undergraduate
Research and the Committee on Undergraduate Student Activities
and Chapters (CUSAC).