Nebraska Alpha Chapter Report

Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Reporting Year: 2014-2015

Advisor: Daniel Toundykov

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Has There Been a Change in Chapter Advisor During the Past Year?: 

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Officers: Emma Reid (President) Joseph Becker (Vice President & Principal Programmer) Aaron Calderon (Treasurer)

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Number of New Members: 6

Number of Continuing Members: 4

Activities: 1. The 8th Annual Pi Mu Epsilon Lecture was given on Friday, October 10, 2014 by Professor Colin Adams from Williams College: "Zombies & Calculus: A Survival Guide" 2. Information Session on Research Experiences for Undergraduates on January 22, 2015. It featured research presentations by students about their recent REU's, followed by a discussion panel about the application and selection process, research projects, and students' overall impressions.

Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present at the PME National Meeting this year? Aaron Calderon attended the National PME meeting 2015 and gave a talk on "Surfaces in Hyperbolic Knot Complements".

Do you have any news about current students or recent graduations? For example, scholarships or other awards, acceptances to graduate school, paper presentations at conferences, etc.
Emma Reid has been accepted to graduate program in Applied Mathematics at Purdue University Caleb Mayfield has been accepted to graduate program in Applied Mathematics at the University of Missouri - Columbia.

If you were awarded a PME Lectureship, Conference, or Prize Grant within the past year, please briefly describe the results.