Welcome to the 2018 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)


Morgan Oneka to receive the Glenn A. Niemeyer Award

This award recognizes excellence in both the classroom and extra-curricular activities and honors Morgan’s outstanding academic work and service.  Read more about Morgan...


Casey Koch-Larue is this year’s Outstanding Graduate in Mathematics

Casey, a double major in mathematics and philosophy from Grand Rapids, is our 2018 Outstanding Graduate in Mathematics.  Read more about Casey...


Seven students attend the 2018 Joint Math Meetings in San Diego

A group of our undergraduates attended the annual mathematics meetings to present their research and learn about the mathematical community.  Read more about their experiences...


Meet new faculty member Rene Ardila

After several years of playing the New York jazz scene, Rene discovered mathematics and a love for teaching.  Read more about Rene...


Meet new faculty member Taylor Short

Taylor’s love of mathematics pulled him away from medical school and eventually brought him to Grand Valley.  Read more about Taylor...


Three mathematics faculty recognized for their outstanding work

Pam Wells, Will Dickinson, and David Clark received significant Grand Valley awards this year in honor of their work.  Read more about Pam, Will, and David...


Outstanding students celebrated

The mathematics department gathered on April 12 to honor our graduates and to celebrate the accomplishments of many of our students.  Read more about our outstanding students...


Deanna Haunsperger delivers the annual Mosaic Lecture

Professor Deanna Haunsperger, President of the Mathematical Association of America, described women mathematicians throughout history.  Read more about Professor Haunsperger's lecture...


The Midwestern Graph Theory Conference comes to Grand Valley

A hundred mathematicians from all over the world came to Grand Valley in October to share and learn the latest research into graph theory.  Read more about the conference...


Faculty member Feryal Alayont is making a difference

A natural problem solver, Feryal puts her many talents to use in service of others.  Read more about Feryal...



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