Spring 2014 Events
Numerous activites take place each semester, held jointly with WMU's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon,
the mathematics honors society. Unless specified otherwise, events are held in the Alavi
Commons, on the 6th floor of Everett Tower. Refreshments are available at 3:50pm for Friday events.
 Every Wednesday at noon
 Brown Bag Lunch in the Alavi Commons
 Bring your lunch and socialize with fellow students and faculty. Everyone is invited!
 Friday, January 10, 4 p.m.
 Pizza Party!
 Friday, January 17, 4 p.m.
 How to win at Blackjack
 Professor Dr. Jim Zhu, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.
 Friday, January 31, 3:30 p.m.
 Actuary Day
 Friday, February 7, 4 p.m.
 Feedback Forum with the Chair
 Professor Gene Freudenburg, Chair
 Share your ideas to make our department a better place!
 Students only.
 Friday, February 14, 4 p.m.
 Second Summer Adventures Talk
 Vasilije Perovic, Margaret Potter, & Alex Schiff, Graduate Students, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.
 Friday, February 21, 4 p.m.
 Mathematics Notebooks in a Digital World: Getting Started in Your Classroom
 A J Edson, Graduate Student, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.
 Friday, February 28
 Spirit Day
 Friday, March 7
 Spring Break
 Friday, March 14, 4 p.m.
 Pi Day
 Fun with Pythagorean Triples
 Dr. Allan Bickle, Department of Mathematics, Dordt College.
 Friday, March 21, 4 p.m.
 Putting Your Math Degree To Work
 Jessica Newton, AutoOwners Insurance, Lansing
 Friday, March 28, 4 p.m.
 Green's Theorem on Wheels
 Dr. D. Steven Mackey, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.
 Friday, April 4, 4 p.m.
 A Tale of Two Scientists: The Rivalry of Robert Hooke and Isaac Newton
 Bethel McGrew, Undergraduate Student, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.
 Saturday, April 5
 11am, Fetzer Center
 Awards Day & PME Initiation Ceremony
 Friday, April 11, 4 p.m.
 A Glimpse of Applied Analysis
 Robert Kipka, Graduate Student, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.
 Friday, April 18, 4 p.m.
 Business Meeting & Movie Night
 Movie: Top Secret Rosies

What is Math Club?
Math Club @ WMU is dedicated to promoting engagement in mathematics,
by creating opportunities for learning and fun.
Current Officers


Joshua Withee 
Katie Hillenbrand 
President 
Vice President 


Trina Hegedus 
Jamie Hallas 
Treasurer 
Secretary 


Megan Kuk 
Margaret Potter 
Graduate Representatives 
Faculty Advisors


Niloufer Mackey 
Steve Ziebarth 

