Welcome to the 2019 Mackinac Gazette. We hope that you enjoy these stories about our students, alumni, and faculty. Please note that past newsletters are available through the links at the left. If you have a suggestion for a story for a future newsletter, we would love to hear from you; please feel free to contact any of the editors.

Editors:  

Feryal Alayont (alayontf at gvsu dot edu)

David Austin (austind at gvsu dot edu)

Matt Boelkins (boelkinm at gvsu dot edu)


David Bronicki is this year’s Outstanding Graduate in Mathematics

A double major in physics and mathematics who plans to attend graduate school, David Bronicki enjoys throwing himself into difficult problems.  Read more about David...


Mentoring female mathematics majors for success

A new program, coordinated by Professors Alayont and Keough, provides mentoring opportunities for female mathematics majors.  Read more about this program...


This year’s Alumna in Residence, Biz Stolz, described how she puts her math and stats training to use as a data analyst at Disney to improve guests’ experiences.  Read more about Biz...


Meet new faculty member Norma Ortiz-Robinson

Inspired by applied mathematics as a way to help people, Norma comes to our department from Virginia Commonwealth University bringing a wealth of experience.  Read more about Norma...


David Clark wins prestigious national teaching award

Professor David Clark is this year’s winner of the Henry L. Alder Award, a national award recognizing distinguished teaching by early career faculty.  Read more about David...


A conversation about undergraduate research in mathematics

Professor Lauren Keough, recent recipient of a $20,000 mini-grant to support undergraduate mathematics research, discusses her mentoring of Grand Valley math students.  Read more about Lauren...


Mosaic Lecturer Pamela Harris describes life as an “Academic Dreamer”

While telling the story of her journey from an undocumented resident to a research mathematician at Williams College, Professor Harris emphasizes the power of mentoring.  Read more about Prof. Harris' talk...


Outstanding students celebrated

The mathematics department gathered on April 11 to honor our graduates and to celebrate the accomplishments of many of our students.  Read more about our outstanding students...


Mathematics Student Research Endowment

The Mathematics Student Research Endowment is a fund at Grand Valley that supports student engagement in research and other scholarly activities.  Find out how you can contribute!



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