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About Westminster College...Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 378 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.en-usCopyright 2014 Westminster College, New Wilmington, PAhttp://www.westminster.edu/news/rss/Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:35:28 ESTWestminster College: leading liberal arts college, New Wilmington, PAhttp://www.westminster.edu/news/images/logo_blue.gif
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Westminster College Hosts Allegheny Mountain Section Meeting of MAA
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Westminster College hosted the annual Allegheny Mountain Section Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) on April 4-5, 2014. Dr. Pamela Richardson, associate professor of mathematics, and Dr. Natacha Fontes-Merz, associate professor of mathematics, were the local organizers for the conference.
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EST
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Mathematic and Computer Science Dept. 2014 Spring Recognition and Awards Banquet
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The Mathematics and Computer Science Department hosted its annual spring recognition and awards banquet on Tuesday, March 25, at 5:00 p.m. in the Witherspoon Lakeview Room.
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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EST
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Dr. David Offner Co-organizer of ICERM Workshop
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Dr. David Offner, Westminster College Assistant Professor of Mathematics, co-organized a workshop entitled "Polychromatic Colorings of the Hypercube," which was held on March 26-30, 2014.
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Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EST
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2014 YSU PME Regional Conference
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Six Westminster students participated in the 16th annual regional Student Paper Meeting hosted by the Ohio XI Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon at Youngstown State University on February 22, 2014. Presenters included mathematics majors Gregory Clark, Sarah Fugate, Amber Hill, Jenna Huston, Brandon Mosley, and Emily Walther ‘12.
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 00:00:00 EST
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Dr. John Bonomo Published in The College Mathematics Journal
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Dr. John Bonomo, Westminster College Professor of Computer Science, published a paper in the January 2014 issue of The College Mathematics Journal, a publication of the Mathematical Association of America. The article is entitled "Not All Numbers Can Be Created Equally."
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 EST
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Dr. David Offner Published in Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory
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Dr. David Offner, Westminster College Assistant Professor of Mathematics, recently published a paper "Packing the Hypercube," in Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory. The article appeared in Volume 34, No. 1 (2014), pp. 85-93
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 EST
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Alumni Eric Harvey Recipient of 2014 CIO of the Year Award
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Eric Harvey, Westminster College '02 Computer Information Systems graduate, received the 2014 CIO of the Year award in the "Growth: Under 100 Employees" category by the Pittsburgh Technology Council and the Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group at Heinz Field on March 6, 2014.
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:00:00 EST
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Joint Mathematics Meetings 2014
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The Westminster College Mathematics and Computer Science Department was represented by six faculty members and two mathematics majors at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the annual conference of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), the two largest mathematical professional organizations in the country. This year's conference was held in Baltimore, MD from January 15-18, 2014.<br /> <br />
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:00:00 EST
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Dr. Pamela Richardson Published in MAA's Math Horizons Journal
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An article written by Dr. Pamela Richardson, Westminster College associate professor of mathematics, was published in the November 2013 issue of Math Horizons, a journal published by the Mathematical Association of America.
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 00:00:00 EST
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William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition
Westminster College was represented by three students who participated in the 74th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition on Saturday, December 7, 2013. This year's Westminster's participants included mathematics majors Gregory Clark, John Griebel, and Emily Walther.
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Mathematics Student Connor MacKenzie's NIST Fellowship Research Results in Two Publications
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Connor MacKenzie, a Westminster College a senior mathematics major at Westminster College, completed a fellowship with the National Institute of Standards and Technology during the summer of 2012.
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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Dr. Carolyn Cuff's Statistics Students Gather Data at London's Highgate Cemetery
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Highgate Cemetery in London is the final resting place of Karl Marx, Doug Adams (author of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy), George Elliott and about 170,000 others. One rainy Friday, students in Concepts of Statistics in the Westminster in London program collected data about the people buried there by taking pictures of the gravestones.
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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Mathematics Colloquium: 'Knots, Links, and Bottles: Pure Math with a Twist'
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Dr. Jennifer Bowen, associate professor at The College of Wooster, was the guest speaker at a colloquium hosted by the Mathematics and Computer Science Department on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, in Hoyt 152. Dr. Bowen's topic was "Knots, Links, and Bottles: Pure Math with a Twist."<br />
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Students Participate in ACM Programming Contest
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Two teams of Westminster College students participated in the 2013 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) East Central North America Programming Contest Nov. 8-9, 2013, at Youngstown State University.
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EST
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CMU and Westminster College Hold Scrimmage for First Lego League
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The Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Academy and the Westminster College Drinko Center for Experiential Learning held a scrimmage for the First Lego League on Saturday, November 8, 2013, in Westminster's Old 77. AmeriCorps VISTA Marah Alouise and Terri L. Lenox, chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department, organized the scrimmage; the Westminster College chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, a national honor society in education, organized a bake sale for the event.<br /> <br />
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Dr. David Offner Serves on Leadership Team to Secure Grants for Pittsburgh Public Schools' Mathematics Programs
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David Offner, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has been involved in two partnerships with the Pittsburgh public schools to secure grants to improve mathematics education.<br /> <br />
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Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EST
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2013 NCTM Regional Conference and Exposition
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Dr. David Offner, assistant professor of mathematics; Dr. Sararose Lynch, assistant professor of education; and Westminster students Torey DeAngelis, Stephanie Burkus, Michael Girata, Kellie "Amber" Hill, and Shawna Howard attended the NCTM Regional Conference and Exposition in Baltimore, MD on October 16-18, 2013.<br /> <br />
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Mon, 04 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Students Visit Alan Turing Exhibit as Part of Westminster's Study Abroad Program in London
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<br />As part of the commemoration of the centennial of Alan Turing's birth, London's Museum of Science held a special exhibit on his life and work. Students studying introductory computer science with Dr. Carolyn Cuff in London for the Fall semester had the chance to visit the exhibit.
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 00:00:00 EST
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2013 Mathematics and Computer Science First-Year Orientation Program
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The Mathematics and Computer Science Department hosted an annual workshop known as the "First-year Orientation Program" for incoming mathematics and computer science majors on September 17, 2013 In Hoyt 165. <br />
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Westminster College Drinko Center Introduces Transformers: Mentoring Through Robotics
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The Westminster College Drinko Center for Experiential Learning is implementing a new after-school robotics program in collaboration with the West Middlesex School District, Cray Challenges, and Origins.
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Associate Professor Invited as Mathematician in Residence
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Dr. Pamela Richardson, Westminster College associate professor of mathematics, was a Mathematician in Residence at the Carleton College Summer Mathematics Program for Undergraduate Women in Northfield, MN, June 23-July 10, 2013.
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Wed, 04 Sep 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Dr. Pamela Richardson Performs at Bridges Conference in The Netherlands
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Dr. Pamela Richardson, Westminster College associate professor of mathematics, attended the Bridges Conference, a conference focused on the intersections of mathematics and the arts, in Enschede, The Netherlands from July 27-31, 2013. Participants included professional mathematicians, computer scientists, software engineers, artists, sculptors, filmmakers, etc.
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Westminster College Faculty Attend the Council on Undergraduate Research Meeting
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NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Three Westminster College faculty attended the Conference on Undergraduate Research (CUR) annual business meeting as CUR councilors June 20-22 at Chapman University in Orange County, Calif.
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 00:00:00 EST
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James Anthony: Combining Mathematics, Technology, and Art
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Mr. James Anthony, Westminster College Lecturer of Mathematics, is currently involved in research that combines mathematics, technology, and art. The following article, written by Emily Moorhead, Westminster College Audio Visual Department Public Relations manager, is being reprinted with permission from the Westminster College Audio Visual Services Department.
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Wed, 29 May 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Dr. Terri Lenox Receives Distinguished Lecturer Award
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Dr. Terri Lenox, Professor of Computer Science, received the Distinguished Faculty Award at Westminster College's annual commencement ceremonies held on May 18, 2013. <br />
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Wed, 29 May 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Mathematics Lecturer Attends Technologies in Education Conference
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James Anthony, Westminster College lecturer of mathematics, attended the Technologies in Education Conference May 16-17, 2013, at the College of St. Rose in Albany, NY.
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Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Trinity College Fire Fighting Home Robot Contest
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Four students from Mercer Area High School participated in the Trinity College Firefighting Home Robot Competition on April 6th and 7th 2013 in Hartford, CT. Student participants were Ryan Hamilton, Adam Hoge, Benjamin Shaffer, and Rebecca Shaffer.
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Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 EST
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2013 Kappa Mu Epsilon Induction
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The 2013 Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME) induction ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013; five Westminster College students were inducted. <br />
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Fri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Mathematics Capstone Poster Session
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Seven mathematics majors recently presented their capstone research at a poster session held on Monday, April 29, 2013 in the McKelvey Campus Center Carlson Atrium.
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Mathematics Student Connor MacKenzie Gets Research Paper Accepted for Publication in Mathematics Journal
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Junior Westminster College mathematics major, Connor MacKenzie, was recently notified that one of his mathematics research papers was accepted for publication in the <em>Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications.</em>
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Eighteen Mathematics and Computer Science Students Presented Research Results at URAC
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Eighteen mathematics and computer science majors recently presented their 2012-2013 undergraduate research results at the Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) hosted by Westminster College's Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning on April 24, 2013.
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Capstone Students Take Top Honors at Behrend Conference
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Mathematics Faculty and Students Attended 2012 MAA Allegheny Mountain Section Meeting
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Mathematics and Computer Science Annual Spring Recognition and Awards Banquet
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The Mathematics and Computer Science Department hosted its annual spring recognition and awards banquet on Thursday, March 14, at 5:00 p.m. in the Witherspoon Lakeview Room.
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 00:00:00 EST
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2013 YSU PME Regional Conference
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 EST
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Computer Science Associate Professor Discussed Computer Programming Contests During Faculty Forum
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Dr. John Bonomo, associate professor of computer science, presented "There and Back Again" at the Faires Faculty Forum Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 11:40 a.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of the McKelvey Campus Center.
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 EST
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AMS-MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings 2013
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<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml><o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings></xml><![endif]-->Two Westminster students, five Westminster College mathematics professors, and one faculty emerita member recently attended the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the annual conference of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), the two largest mathematical professional organizations in the country. This year's conference, held in San Diego, CA from January 9-12, was attended by over 6,700 mathematicians.
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 EST
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William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition
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Westminster College was represented by five students who participated in the 73nd annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition on Saturday, December 1, 2012. This year's Westminster's participants included mathematics majors Gregory Clark, Bethany Ekimoff, and Emily Walther.
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Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:00:00 EST
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Students Participate in ACM Programming Contest
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Two teams of Westminster College students participated in the 2012 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) East Central North America Programming Contest Nov. 2-3 at Youngstown State University.
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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 00:00:00 EST
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Annual High School Computer Programming Contest Hosted by Mathematics and Computer Science Department
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Five teams from two area high schools attended this year's Westminster College High School Programming Contest hosted by the Mathematics and Computer Science Department on Monday, October 8, 2012.
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 00:00:00 EST
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2012 Mathematics and Computer Science First-Year Orientation Program
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The Mathematics and Computer Science Department hosted a series of workshops known as the "First-year Orientation Program" for incoming mathematics and computer science majors during the first four weeks of the 2012-2013 academic year. During this time, first-year students met weekly over lunch with faculty members and with upper-class mathematics and computer science majors. The program was developed to give new students a quick and informal introduction to each other and to other members of the department.
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 00:00:00 EST
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Faculty Spend Residency in Israel at Western Galilee College
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Westminster College faculty members Dr. Carolyn K. Cuff, professor of mathematics, and Dr. Timothy Cuff, associate professor of history, recently returned from Akko, Israel and a one-month residency at Western Galilee College, as part of Westminster College's on-going efforts to build academic connections with Western Galilee College.
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 00:00:00 EST
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Dr. Carolyn Cuff Discussed 'Using Equations and Computer Algebra to Model the 1918 Pandemic' at Faculty Forum
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Dr. Carolyn Cuff, Westminster professor of mathematics, presented "A SAGE Approach to Modeling the 1918 Pandemic" at the Faires Faculty Forum Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 11:40 a.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of the McKelvey Campus Center.
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Wed, 05 Sep 2012 00:00:00 EST
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Mathematics Assistant Professor Publishes Book Review
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Dr. David Offner, assistant professor of mathematics, recently published a book review in the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Reviews, a part of the MAA Digital Library.
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 00:00:00 EST
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Three Mathematics Majors Gave Talks at MAA's Annual MathFest
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The Mathematics and Computer Science Dept. was represented by three students and a faculty member at the Mathematical Association of America's MathFest celebration held Aug. 2-4 in Madison, WI.
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 00:00:00 EST
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Mathematics Lecturer Attends Technologies in Education Conference
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James Anthony, Westminster College lecturer of mathematics, attended the Technologies in Education Conference May 16-18, 2012, at the College of St. Rose in Albany, NY.
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 00:00:00 EST
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Council on Undergraduate Research 2012
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Dr. Terri Lenox, professor of computer science and chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, gave two presentations at the Conference on Undergraduate Research (CUR) June 23-26, 2012, at the College of New Jersey.
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 00:00:00 EST
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2011-2012 Student Athletes Receive Recognition
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Kudos to 15 mathematics and computer science student athletes who successfully juggled rigid academic schedules and the demands of participating in one or more varsity sports during the 2011-2012 academic year.
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 00:00:00 EST
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Mathematics Majors Presented Capstone Results
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Six mathematics majors presented their capstone research at poster and oral presentation sessions that were recently held at Westminster College.
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Mon, 14 May 2012 00:00:00 EST
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Kappa Mu Epsilon Induction Ceremony 2012
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The 2012 Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME) induction ceremony was held at the Westminster College Field Station on Tuesday, May 1, 2012; ten Westminster College students and one faculty member were inducted. The event was attended by KME members, inductees, and Mathematics and Computer Science faculty.
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Wed, 02 May 2012 00:00:00 EST
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