Welcome to the 2012 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)

David Austin (austind at gvsu dot edu)

Pam Wells (wellsp at gvsu dot edu)

Fifteen future teachers gain experience and confidence teaching in Tanzania

Last spring, Lisa Kasmer and Rebecca Walker led a group of fifteen future mathematics teachers to teach in Tanzania. Read more about Lisa and Rebecca

Grand Valley team's pothole detection algorithm wins competition

A team consisting of Ed Aboufadel and two undergraduates won a $9000 prize for their algorithm that uses smartphone data to detect potholes. Read more about Ed's team

"Personal feel" awaits students in new tutoring centers

The new Mathematics and Statistics Tutoring Centers offer students a comfortable environment and lots of space to learn. Read more about the new centers


The math department welcomes its newest member, Robert Talbert

Grand Valley's mathematics department recently welcomes Robert Talbert to the ranks of its faculty. Read more about Robert

Students honored for their outstanding achievements

On April 20, the mathematics department gathered to recognize the accomplishments of its top students. Read more about our accomplishments

Support the Mathematics Endowment Scholarship Fund

Please consider helping our current students meet the rising costs of their education with a contribution to the Mathematics Endowment Scholarship Fund. Read more about the Mathematics Endowment Scholarship Fund


OMG! The math department is using social media!

Check out Grand Valley's mathematics department on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Read more about our social media

Recognition for outstanding student and faculty work

A team led by Jon Hodge won the MAA's Polya Award for their article on gerrymandering; Grand Valley's Putnam team has a notable year; and more! Read more about Jon

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