Spring 2017 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 Friday at noon
 Brown
Bag Lunch in the Alavi Commons
 Bring your lunch and socialize with
fellow students and faculty. Everyone is invited!
 Friday, January 13, 4 p.m.
 Pizza Party!
 Friday, January 20, 4 p.m.
 Antropogenic Nanoparticles: Assessing Their Environmental Impact
 Sherine Obare, Associate Vice President for Research, WMU
 Friday, February 3, 4 p.m.
 Quality Control, Data Analytics, and CyberSecurity for Advanced Manufacturing Systems
 Dr. Lee Wells, Industrial & Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management Department, WMU
 Friday, February 10, 4 p.m.
 Study Abroad for Mathematics Students: Budapest Semester in Mathematics and Mathematics Education
 Linda Lesniak, Department of Mathematics, WMU, and Lee Penyak, Haenicke Institute for Global Education, WMU
 Friday, February 17, 4 p.m.
 Six Degrees of Separation and the Facebook Graph
 Elizabeth Sprangel, Undergraduate Student, Department of Mathematics, WMU
 Friday, February 24, 4 p.m.
 Reflection Functions and Polynomial Knots
 Gene Freudenburg, Department of Mathematics, WMU
 Friday, March 3
 Spirit Day
 Friday, March 10, 4 p.m.
 Spring Break
 Friday, March 17, 4 p.m.
 Modeling the Influence of Macrofauna, Macrophytes, Nutrients and Road Salt on Lake and Wetland Chemistry
 Carla Koretsky, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, WMU
 Friday, March 24, 4 p.m.
 Teaching and Learning Mathematics in a Digital Environment
 Christine Browning, Department of Mathematics, WMU
 Friday, March 31, 4 p.m.
 A Mathematician Talks Chemistry: Why Knot?
 Richard Hollister, Graduate Student, Department of Mathematics, WMU
 Saturday, April 1
 11 a.m., Fetzer Center
 Pi Mu Epsilon Initiation Ceremony & Mathematics Department Awards Day
 Friday, April 7, 4 p.m.
 Games Night
 Friday, April 14, 4 p.m.
 Euler Celebration
 Various Presenters
 Friday, April 21, 4 p.m.
 Dinner and Movie Night!

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


Jamie Hallas

Josh Mussche

President

Vice President



Elizabeth Sprangel

Maria TalandaFisher

Treasurer

Secretary



Sean English

Noha Abdelghany

Graduate Representatives

Faculty Advisors


Niloufer Mackey

Steve Mackey



Steve Ziebarth


