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Mathematics Association Meeting Comes to Plattsburgh

(Oct. 12, 2010) – The fall 2010 Seaway Section Meeting of the Mathematics Association of America is coming to Plattsburgh this week.The event will bring together mathematicians from around the region to present research and discuss current issues in the field as they gather on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus Oct. 15-16.

Presentations will include the following:

- “The Anatomy of Integers and Permutations” by Andrew Granville of the University of Montreal at the Friday night banquet.

- Polya Lecture, “Introduction to Knot Theory,” presented by Louis Kauffman of the University of Illinois at Chicago.

- The Randolph Lecture by award-winning SUNY Plattsburgh alumna Kate Fowler of Clarkson University, titled “K-12 Education Outreach in Mathematics: What? Why? How? WOW!”

- And a panel discussion on “The New Core Curriculum and How It Affects New York Schools,” presented by Jane Cushman, Stephen West, Chris Monahan and James Matthews.

For more information, including a full schedule, visit the website at users.bestweb.net/~quenell/seaway/index.html or contact Sam Northshield at 518-564-4135. Registration for everything but the meals is available on site. 

This event is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Arts and Science and the Office of the Provost.

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