Spring 2016 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 15, 4 p.m.
 Pizza Party!
 Friday, January 22, 4 p.m.
 The Joy of Primes & The Joy of Mathematical Magic
 Arthur Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College
 Video Presentation, The Teaching Company
 Friday, January 29, 4 p.m.
 Graphs and Sudoku: A Colorful Connection
 Yuya Kono, Graduate Student, WMU
 Friday, February 5, 4 p.m.
 Feedback Forum
 Dr. Steve Ziebarth, Chair, and Dr. Annegret Paul, Associate Chair, Department of Mathematics, WMU.
 Share your ideas to make our department a better place!
 Students only.
 Friday, February 12, 4 p.m.
 The Probabilistic Method: Putting Randomness to Use
 Dr. Patrick Bennett, Professor of Mathematics, WMU.
 Friday, February 19, 4 p.m.
 Hidden Orbits, Cobwebs, and Walks on Graphs
 Robert Kipka, Postdoctoral Fellow, Queen's University, Canada.
 WMU Math Alum.
 Friday, February 26, 4 p.m.
 The Fluxional Calculus of Fermat
 Eli Meert, Graduate Student, Math Department, WMU
 Friday, March 4
 Spirit Day
 Friday, March 11
 Spring Break
 Monday, March 14, 1:59 p.m.
 Pi Day!
 Celebrate with a plethora of decimal digits and delicious delights!
 Friday, March 18, 4 p.m.
 Analysis and Reasoning
 Emma Trevino
 Project Manager, Common Core State Standards
 San Francisco Unified School District
 Thursday, March 24, 3:30 p.m.
 Actuary Day
 Chris Place, Senior Actuary, Willis Towers Watson
 Brendon Farrell, Actuarial Technician, AutoOwners Insurance
 Laars Helenius, WMU Graduate Student, and former Actuary
 Friday, March 25, 4 p.m.
 3307 Rood
 Games Night!
 Friday, April 1, 4 p.m.
 To Infinity and Beyond!
 Brent DeJong, Graduate Student, Math Department, WMU
 Friday, April 8, 4 p.m.
 Axioms to Actuality, Backpacks to Briefcases, Classes to Companies: Mathematics Students' Transition into Industry
 Eric Anderson, Data Analyst, Priority Health
 Kathryn Hillenbrand, Hydrogeologist, Phillips Environmental Services
 Joshua Withee, Software Developer, Accenture
 All three are WMU Math Alums!
 Saturday, April 9
 11 a.m., Fetzer Center
 Pi Mu Epsilon Initiation Ceremony & Mathematics Department Awards Day
 Friday, April 15, 4 p.m.
 Bishop Berkeley: A Contribution in the Negative
 Michael Bell, Graduate Student, Math Department, WMU
 Friday, April 22, 4 p.m.
 Business Meeting, Dinner and Movie Night
 Come celebrate the semester's end! There is no charge for this event.

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


Lawrence Cuneaz

Nathaniel Haeussler

President

Vice President



Jamie Hallas

Josh Mussche

Treasurer

Secretary



Sean English

Richard Hollister

Graduate Representatives

Faculty Advisors


Niloufer Mackey

Steve Mackey



Steve Ziebarth


