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Della Fenster, University of Richmond, Mathematics: A question of history, Sunday, 1:00 p.m. (Student Lecture)

Undergraduate Student Poster Session, Sunday, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., organized by Diana M. Thomas, Montclair State University. The session is reserved to undergraduates and first-year graduate students submitting posters on work done while undergraduates. Submit abstracts early since space is limited. Interested students can submit abstracts online at beginning August 1, 2006. 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 of 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 the Moore Foundation. Trifold, self-standing 48" by 36" tabletop posters will be provided. Additional material or equipment is the responsibility of the presenters. Questions regarding the 2006 Undergraduate Student Poster Session may be directed to Diana Thomas at The deadline for proposals is Friday, November 3, 2006. The session is sponsored by the MAA-CUPM Subcommittee on Undergraduate Research and the MAA Committee on Undergraduate Student Activities and Chapters (CUSAC).

MAA Panel on Undergraduate Career Paths in Mathematics, Monday, 9:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m., organized by Dov Chelst, DeVry University, and Vanessa Garcia, Texas State University-San Marcos. A wealth of career options is open to undergraduates who major in mathematics. This session's panelists will speak about their personal experiences using mathematics outside of the university. They will offer their personal thoughts on what it takes to succeed in a business environment. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion. Panelists include Ellen Pierce, Casualty Actuarial Consultants, Inc., Robert J. Frey, Stony Brook University, and Kathy Lange, SAS Institute Inc. Cosponsored by the Young Mathematicians Network

Students may also find the session on Publishing Undergraduate Research and Expository Articles, Sunday, 9:00 a.m., of interest on the Project NExT page.

Also see Social Events for the open hours of the Student Hospitality Center and the Reception for Undergraduates.

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