Fall 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, September 5
 Bronco
Bash
 See you there at Booth 203!
 Friday, September 12, 4 p.m.
 Pizza
Party!
 Friday, September 19, 4 p.m.
 The
University Libraries: Your Tool for Mathematics Learning and Research
 Edward Eckel, Engineering and
Applied Sciences Librarian, Western Michigan University.
 Wednesday  Friday, September
24  26, 10a.m  4p.m.
 Booksale,
Rood Hall Rm 3375
 Tons of math, math education, and statistics books for $5 or less.
 Friday, October 3, 4 p.m.
 The
Hungarian Algorithm: A Solution to the Assignment Problem
 Brian Hadley, Graduate Student,
Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.
 Friday, October 10, 4 p.m.
 The
$25,000,000,000 Eigenvector: The Linear Algebra Behind Google
 Drew Gorzen, Graduate Student,
Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University.
 Friday, October 17, 4 p.m.
 Feedback Forum
 Professor Gene Freudenburg, Chair, and Professor Annegret Paul,
Associate Chair, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University
 Share your ideas to make our department a better place!
 Students only.
 Thursday, October 23, 4 p.m.
 2014 Distinguished Alum Colloquium
 Who's number one? From ranking to bracketology
 Professor Timothy Chartier, Davidson College, NC.
 Friday, October 24, 4 p.m.
 The Story
of Math: The Language of the Universe
 Professor Marcus du Sautoy, University of Oxford, England. Video produced by the BBC and Open University.
 Friday, October 31, 4 p.m.
 Taking
a look at THE BOOK
 Professor Emeritus Art White,
Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University
 Friday, November 7, 4 p.m. Rood Hall, Rm 1104
 Mirror
Image Symmetry from Different Viewpoints
 Public Lecture by Professor Erica Flapan, Pomona College, Claremont, CA.
 Friday, November 7, 6 p.m. Fetzer Center
 Pi Mu Epsilon Initiation Ceremony & Banquet
 Light After Dinner Talk by Professor Erica Flapan, Pomona College, on
How I Developed My Teaching Style
 Friday, November 14, 4 p.m.
 2014 Emeriti Colloquium
 Groups, Graphs and Automorphisms
 Professor Emeritus Joseph Buckley.
 Friday, November 21, 4 p.m.
 Career Management for Math Majors
 Karen Steeno, Career Development Specialist, WMU
 Friday, December 5, 4 p.m.
 Business
Meeting & Movie Night
 Movie: The Music of the Primes. Produced by the BBC and Open University.

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



Lawrence Cuneaz

Jamie Hallas

Treasurer

Secretary



Megan Kuk

Brian Hadley

Graduate Representatives

Faculty Advisors


Niloufer Mackey

Steve Ziebarth


