# News

## Articles

### Math in Action 2016 Features Danielson and Cheng

December 16, 2015

Math in Action presents lively and informative discussions of current issues in mathematics education. Keynote speakers for the 2016 conference are Christopher Danielson and Eugenia Cheng.

### Math Professor Named Asst Vice President

December 4, 2015

Prof. Edward Aboufadel of the GVSU Department of Mathematics will begin an appointment as an Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, starting January 2016.

### Eugenia Cheng Helps Inaugurate Student Math Colloquium

September 25, 2015

Nearly 60 students and faculty listened to Dr. Eugenia Cheng's energetic presentation, "How To Bake À", which was based on her book.

### Alumnus Receives the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching

August 14, 2015

In August 2015, GVSU alumnus and mathematics adjunct instructor Luke Wilcox traveled to Washington, DC to meet President Obama and receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching.

### Hispanic Middle School Program visits GVSU Mathematics Department

June 16, 2015

As part of GVSU's summer partnership with the Hispanic Center of West Michigan, on June 16 the Department of Mathematics hosted a "Math Festival".

### GVSU Math-Stats Club Celebrates Pi Day

March 14, 2015

Pies, potlucks and party poppers were all part of this year's Pi Day celebrations March 13 and 14 presented by the GVSU Mathematics and Statistics Club.

### Francis Edward Su to Deliver 2015 Mosaic Lecture

February 26, 2015

Dr. Francis Edward Su of Harvey Mudd College, President-Elect of the Mathematical Association of America, will be delivering the 2015 Mosaic Lecture at GVSU on March 18.

### Profs. Kasmer, Talbert win GVSU Teaching Awards

January 21, 2015

At the next Faculty Awards Convocation in early February, Mathematics Department Professors Lisa Kasmer and Robert Talbert will be receiving university awards for teaching.

### GVSU Math Builds Menger Sponge

November 3, 2014

In October, the GVSU Math Department joined mathematicians around the world to create a giant fractal called the Menger Sponge. GVSU's contribution became a part of Calvin College's "Level 3 Sponge".

### Dr. Jenna Carpenter to speak at inaugural Mosaic Lecture on March 26

March 12, 2014

Dr. Jenna Carpenter from Louisiana Tech University will speak on Women's Contributions to the History of Computing at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, in LTT 101. Dr. Carpenter's talk is the first in a planned annual lecture series designed to