Spring 2015 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 16, 4 p.m.
 Pizza
Party!
 Friday, January 23, 4 p.m.
 Getting
Ready for the Career Fair
 Karen Steeno,
Career Development Specialist, WMU.
 Friday, January 30, 4 p.m.

Play It Again Sam: Math and Music Recognition
 Eric Anderson, Graduate Student, Department of Mathematics, WMU.
 Friday, February 6, 4 p.m.
 Feedback Forum
 Professor Gene Freudenburg, Chair, and Professor JaneJane Lo,
Associate Chair, Department of Mathematics, WMU.
 Share your ideas to make our department a better place!
 Students only.
 Friday, February 13, 4 p.m.
 The Story
of Math: The Genius of the East
 Professor Marcus du Sautoy, University of Oxford, England. Video produced by the BBC and Open University.
 Friday, February 20, 4 p.m.
 3307 Rood
 Games Night!
 Friday, February 27, 4 p.m.

Smooth Interpolator: Modeling Hydraulic Curves in Unsaturated Soils
 Dr. Duane Hampton, Department of GeoSciences, WMU.
 Friday, March 20, 4 p.m.

Mathematics of Field Hydrogeology
 Kathryn Hillenbrand, Undergraduate Student, Departments of Mathematics and GeoSciences, WMU
 Thursday, March 26, 3:30 p.m.

Actuary Day
 Friday, March 27, 4 p.m.

On Matrix Multiplication Checking
 Dr. Andrzej Dudek, Department of Mathematics, WMU.
 Friday, April 3, 4 p.m.

An Eternal Flame: The Quest for Longitude
 Bethel McGrew, Undergraduate Student, Departments of Mathematics and Philosophy, WMU.
 Friday, April 10, 4 p.m.

Face to Face with Linear Algebra
 Steven Crow, Graduate Student, Department of Mathematics, WMU.
 Saturday, April 11
 11 a.m., Fetzer Center
 Awards Day & Pi Mu Epsilon Initiation Ceremony
 Friday, April 17, 4 p.m.

Chess Math: Queens on a Torus and Other Chess Based Problems
 Sean English, Graduate Student, Department of Mathematics, WMU.
 Wednesday, April 22, 4 p.m., 1110 Rood
 Refreshments at 3:30pm, Bradley Commons, 2202 Everett
 The Mathematics of the Faraday Cage
 Professor Nick Trefethen, University of Oxford, U.K.
 Thursday, April 23, 4 p.m.

Numerical Computing with Chebfun
 Professor Nick Trefethen, University of Oxford, U.K.
 Friday, April 24, 4 p.m.
 Business Meeting & Movie Night
 Movie: The Story of Math, Episode 3  The Frontiers of Space

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


Katie Hillenbrand

Lawrence Cuneaz

President

Vice President



Jamie Hallas

Nathaniel Haeussler

Treasurer

Secretary



Megan Kuk

Richard Hollister

Graduate Representatives

Faculty Advisors


Niloufer Mackey

Steve Ziebarth


