Oregon Delta Chapter Report

Institution: Western Oregon University

Reporting Year: 2013-2014

Advisor: Michael Ward & Matthew Nabity

Advisor's Email Address: wardm@wou.edu, nabitym@wou.edu

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

Permanent Faculty Correspondent: 

Permanent Faculty Correspondent's Email Address: 

Officers: President, Andy Fry, Secretary/Treasurer, Elizabeth Struxness,

Chapter Website: http://http://www.wou.edu/las/natsci_math/math/pme.php

Number of New Members: 5

Number of Continuing Members: 1

Activities: Andy Fry presented a talk on Abelian Sandpiles, the topic of his 2013 pre-REU at University of Hawaii Hilo. Professor Kathryn Nyman of Willamette University spoke at our induction on "Cutting Cakes with Linked Preferences."

Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present at the PME National Meeting this year? Khorben Boyer will be our chapter delegate.

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.
Andy Fry presented a poster the 2014 Joint Mathematics Meetings and won a prize for his talk at the Northwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium. Andy earned a spot in the 2014 San Diego State University REU. Jillian Johnson & Kara Tyler entered the Master of Arts in Teaching program at Western Oregon University.

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