Welcome to the 2011 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.


Feryal Alayont (alayontf at gvsu dot edu)

Matt Boelkins (boelkinm at gvsu dot edu)

Pam Wells (wellsp at gvsu dot edu)

Carlee Hollenbeck Wins Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship

After experiences with book editing and student teaching abroad, Carlee Hollenbeck is now a Knowles Science Teaching Fellow. Read more about Carlee

Nine Members of the Class of '10 are Off to Graduate School

Nine of last year's mathematics graduates are now in graduate school. We caught up with three of them. Read more about our students

Grand Valley Professor to Lead 15 Students to Tanzania

This spring, 15 Grand Valley students will complete their mathematics capstone experience while teaching students in Arusha, Tanzania. Read more about their experience

Blogging and Tweeting and Wikis? Oh, My!

Grand Valley Mathematics Department professor Dr. John Golden uses all of these types of technology in his math classes for future teachers. Read more about Professor Golden

Students honored for their outstanding achievements

The mathematics department gathered on April 22 to recognize its top students with awards and scholarships. Read more about these awards

Grand Valley Hosts the Annual Michigan Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Last October, undergraduates from across the state met at Grand Valley to share results of their mathematical research with others. Read more about their research


Meet Affiliate Faculty Member Lisa Hammer

Grand Valley's Mathematics Department recently welcomed Lisa Hammer, a new affiliate faculty member, to its ranks. Read more about Lisa

Have some Adventures with Mathematics this summer

Professor Char Beckmann is leading a team to address an annual challenge faced by K-12 mathematics students: summer vacation. Read more about Professor Beckmann

Lower Michigan Mathematics Competition Takes Place at GVSU

Ninety-five undergraduate students from 13 schools across the Michigan joined in a fierce mathematical competition at Grand Valley State University. Read more about the competition

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