Spring 2014 Events

Numerous activites take place each semester, held jointly with WMU's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honors society. Unless specified otherwise, events are held in the Alavi Commons, on the 6th floor of Everett Tower. Refreshments are available at 3:50pm for Friday events.


Every Wednesday at noon
Brown Bag Lunch in the Alavi Commons
Bring your lunch and socialize with fellow students and faculty. Everyone is invited!

Friday, January 10, 4 p.m.
Pizza Party!

Friday, January 17, 4 p.m.
How to win at Blackjack
Professor Dr. Jim Zhu, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.

Friday, January 31, 3:30 p.m.
Actuary Day

Friday, February 7, 4 p.m.
Feedback Forum with the Chair
Professor Gene Freudenburg, Chair
Share your ideas to make our department a better place!
Students only.

Friday, February 14, 4 p.m.
Second Summer Adventures Talk
Vasilije Perovic, Margaret Potter, & Alex Schiff, Graduate Students, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.

Friday, February 21, 4 p.m.
Mathematics Notebooks in a Digital World: Getting Started in Your Classroom
A J Edson, Graduate Student, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.

Friday, February 28
Spirit Day

Friday, March 7
Spring Break

Friday, March 14, 4 p.m.
Pi Day
Fun with Pythagorean Triples
Dr. Allan Bickle, Department of Mathematics, Dordt College.

Friday, March 21, 4 p.m.
Putting Your Math Degree To Work
Jessica Newton, Auto-Owners Insurance, Lansing

Friday, March 28, 4 p.m.
Green's Theorem on Wheels
Dr. D. Steven Mackey, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.

Friday, April 4, 4 p.m.
A Tale of Two Scientists: The Rivalry of Robert Hooke and Isaac Newton
Bethel McGrew, Undergraduate Student, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.

Saturday, April 5
11am, Fetzer Center
Awards Day & PME Initiation Ceremony

Friday, April 11, 4 p.m.
A Glimpse of Applied Analysis
Robert Kipka, Graduate Student, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.

Friday, April 18, 4 p.m.
Business Meeting & Movie Night
Movie: Top Secret Rosies

What is Math Club?

Math Club @ WMU is dedicated to promoting engagement in mathematics, by creating opportunities for learning and fun.


Current Officers

Joshua Withee Katie Hillenbrand

Joshua Withee

Katie Hillenbrand

President

Vice President

Trina Hegedus Jamie Hallas

Trina Hegedus

Jamie Hallas

Treasurer

Secretary

Megan Kuk Margaret Potter

Megan Kuk

Margaret Potter

Graduate Representatives


Faculty Advisors

Niloufer Mackey Steve Ziebarth

Niloufer Mackey

Steve Ziebarth