Massachusetts Theta Simmons College Chapter Report

Chapter: Massachusetts Theta
Institution:Simmons College
Report Year: 2012-2013 Chapter Report
Advisor:Donna Beers
Advisor’s email
PFC: David Browder
PFC’s email
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Number of New Members: 5
Number of Continuing Members: 1
Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter mathematical activities this year:
This year’s Pi Mu Epsilon inductees were invited dinner guests at the NES/MAA dinner meeting held at Simmons College on April 1, 2013. William Dunham, our guest speaker, delivered the beautiful lecture, An Evening with Euler.
Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present a paper at the 2013 PME national meeting at MathFest in Hartford, Connecticut?
Do you have any news about current students or recent graduates? For example, scholarships or other awards, acceptances to graduate school, paper presentations at conferences.
Melissa Lever, Class of 2013, was accepted to the M.S. program in Chemical Engineering at the University of Lowell. Rebecca Lo, Class of 2013, was accepted to the M.S. program in Actuarial Science at Columbia University.
If you were awarded a PME Lectureship, Conference, or Prize Grant within the past year, please briefly describe the results.