Wisconsin Alpha Chapter Report

Institution: Marquette University

Reporting Year: 2013-2014

Advisor: Dr. Kim Factor

Advisor's Email Address: kim.factor@marquette.edu

Has There Been a Change in Chapter Advisor During the Past Year?: No

Permanent Faculty Correspondent: 

Permanent Faculty Correspondent's Email Address: 

Officers: Demetrious Kutzke, President demetrious.kutzke@marquette.edu Matthew Solfest, Vice President matthew.solfest@marquette.edu Sean Robinson, Treasurer sean.robinson@marquette.edu Timothy Szopinski, Secretary timothy.szopinski@marquette.edu Derek Gutierrez, Social Event Planner derek.gutierrez@marquette.edu

Chapter Website: http://

Number of New Members: 41

Number of Continuing Members: 76

Activities: Dr. Rebecca Sanders' talk titled "Divergent Series" utilized mathematical proofs to show how YouTube videos can sometimes teach false/incorrect mathematics to viewers and/or students in the spring induction ceremony. Dr. Stephen Merrill showed newly inducted students mathematics that is used for his research in the FDA in the fall induction ceremony. Pi Mu Epsilon at Marquette University held its first ever Taco and Movie Night. Members had fun spending time with one another and watched a math related movie after eating dinner.

Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present at the PME National Meeting this year? No.

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.
Wei Wu - recognized for Outstanding Mathematics Performance by faculty (graduated 2014) Hannah Guth - earned the Math Education Award decided by faculty (graduated 2014)

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