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Math students attend and present at MAA meeting

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Students attended the MAA section meeting in Dallas and competed in a Calculus Bowl. Zoe Pham and Yvette Niyomugaba gave a joint talk on a mathematical model of pollution.

Six Southwestern students and one faculty member participated in the 92nd Annual Texas Section Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America in Dallas April 12-14.  Yvette Niyomugaba and Van (Zoe) Pham presented “A Mathematical Model of Pollution,” resulting from an independent study with Therese Shelton, associate professor of mathematics. Niyomugaba and Pham also competed in a Calculus Bowl with Southwestern students David Vaden, Sara Watson, Nina Baccam and Yasmin Leon. Shelton also attended the Texas Association of Academic Administrators in the Mathematical Sciences and was selected for a Nominating Committee of the Texas MAA.