The Bernard Review
Spring 2007

Department website: www.davidson.edu/math

Chair: Rich Neidinger

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Department  
Sarah Mason Sarah Mason joins Department
Chartier, Mossinghoff win national awards
Topaz '08 wins Goldwater Scholarship
Math Jeopardy team takes second in region
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Pedagogy  
Tim Chartier at work

Chartier wins Alder award
Heyer will teach new calculus and modeling course
Molinek will teach new exploring math in art course
Chartier, Dovidio '07, Heyer, Klein speak on teaching
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Outreach  
Rich Neidinger at UNCC

Bivens and Klein write N. C. State Mathematics Contest
Neidinger speaks to high school students at UNCC
Chartier's Mime-matics travels on
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Exposition  
Mike Mossinghoff

Mossinghoff wins Ford award
Swallow gives southeastern MAA Section Lecture
Klein, Helms '07, Rankin '07, Ruth '07 speak at conference
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Research  
Proceedings of the AMS

Algebra:
     Swallow speaks in AMS special session
     Topaz '08 investigates Galois module structure  
Discrete geometry and number theory:
     Mossinghoff publishes one, submits two, lectures twice
Dynamical systems
:
     Molinek's work to appear in Topology Proceedings
Mathematical and computational biology
     Heyer submits Computing with living hardware with 15 co-authors
     Compeau '08 investigates pancake problem
Numerical analysis and scientific computation:
     Chartier, Rankin '07 improve algorithm for brain simulations
Off-campus:
      Duncan '08, Hergenroeder '08 at REUs this summer
      Parra '09 trains at biostatistics institute
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Leadership  
Laurie Heyer

Heyer elected Student Activities Coordinator for MAA section
Davis appointed chair of AP Calculus Test Development Committee
Swallow appointed associate editor of Notices
Klein continues on MAA investment committee and Dolciani board    
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Events  
Schultz '02, Swallow, Mináč

March 3-4, 2007: Davidson hosts AMS sectional meeting
September 30, 2007: Bernard Lecture slated
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Envoi  
Davidson seniors

Department bids farewell to fourteen majors, eleven minors
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