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Who Wants to Be a Mathematician, Friday, 10:30 a.m. to noon, organized by Michael A. Breen and Annette W. Emerson, AMS; and William T. Butterworth, DePaul University. Come watch seven of the area's top high school students as they compete for cash and prizes by answering questions about mathematics. You are invited to come and take part in this educational and fun presentation.

Committee on the Profession Presentation, Thursday, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

T.A. Development Using Case Studies: A Workshop for Faculty, Friday, 10:30 a.m.tonoon and 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Solomon Friedberg, Boston College, and Diane L. Herrmann, University of Chicago, will guide workshop participants in the effective use of the case studies method as a tool in preparing Teaching Assistants for their important roles as classroom instructors. The faculty edition of the publication Teaching Mathematics in Colleges and Universities: Case Studies for Today's Classroom will be provided to workshop participants at no charge, compliments of the AMS. For a recent review of the book, visit There is a separate registration fee of $20 to participate; see the registration and housing form. There are also modest travel grants for this workshop available on a very limited basis. For the application process and other details, click here.

Committee on Education Panel Discussion: International Perspectives on Undergraduate Mathematics, Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. organized by William G. McCallum, University of Arizona, and sponsored by the AMS Committee on Education. This panel will consider some of the problems facing undergraduate education, with particular attention to problems that are common to many different countries. Professor Ki Hyoung Ko from the Korean Advanced Institute for Science and Technology will describe the efforts of his institution to integrate research and education. Then four junior faculty, currently visiting the United States from other countries, will offer vignettes on specific issues in undergraduate education that have arisen in their home countries. The discussion will be moderated by Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona, who will also provide a broad world perspective on the questions raised. There will be plenty of time for audience discussion. Panelists are Lotfi Hermi, University of Arizona; Jia Ling Dai, University of Arizona; Bin Lu, California State University Sacramento; and Hideo Nagahashi, Colby College.

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