The Bernard Review
Spring 2010

Department website: www.davidson.edu/math

Chair: Donna Molinek

Address changes, news of interest to readers?
email us: mathdept@davidson.edu

   
Department  
Drs. Swallow and Whitton at Spring Convocation

Swallow wins ODK Teaching Award
Whitton wins SGA Teaching Award
Curriculum changes begin
Department hires Yerger to begin this fall
Goldmann visits from Sweden to prepare for fall teaching
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Awards  
Wildcat TSP

Altman ’10 and Britton ’12 receive math awards
Altman ’10 and Oberst win departmental honors
Teams succeed in international modeling contest
Students succeed in Putnam and Math Jeopardy
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Pedagogy  
Community-based learning poster session

Math Modeling helps local nonprofits
Molinek teaches for Charlotte Teachers Institute
Chartier presents at Iowa State on teaching
Math and Politics planned as new course
Klein teaches last course
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Outreach  
March MATHness

Department hosts March MATHness for middle and high schoolers
Elementary children learn math and science at MOSAIC
Chartier’s Mime-matics performed at UNCC's Julia Robinson Day
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Exposition  
Math Horizons February cover

Heyer publishes with Compeau ’08, Dickson ’09, and Harden ’10
Heyer publishes on synthetic biology as undergraduate research
Bivens presents on the median of a continuous function
Faculty and undergraduates present at JMM and MAA-SE section
Davis presents in CA and GA on AP Calculus
Chartier contributes to Math Awareness Month on sports and math
Chartier publishes with Simov ’08
Chartier presents Mime-matics in MI and VA
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Research  
SERMON 2010

SERMON number theory meeting held at Davidson

Algebra:
     Swallow publishes one
Discrete geometry and number theory:
     Mossinghoff publishes one, has one accepted, speaks in SC
Dynamical systems:
     Molinek speaks in SC
Mathematical and computational biology
     iGEM group's paper recognized as outstanding publication of 2009
     Richeson ’11 and Kleist study and present on DNA and origami
Numerical analysis and scientific computation:
     Chartier's work in sports ranking covered on TV and online
     Kreutzer ’10 presents in NC
     Chartier speaks in FL
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Leadership  
Museum of Mathematics

Chartier joins Advisory Council of Museum of Mathematics
Heyer elected to second term as MAA-SE Student Activities coordinator
Davis continues leadership in Charlotte Math Club
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Coming Events
Carl Yerger

Carl Yerger will join department this fall!
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Envoi
Commencement

Department bids farewell to seventeen majors, three minors
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