Spring 2013Southwestern University Blurbs
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blurbsen-us60LiveWhale 1.5.1130501 Barbara Anthony & Alison MarrBarbara Anthony, assistant professor of computer science, and Alison Marr, assistant professor of mathematics, gave presentations at CombinaTexas 2013: Combinatorics in the South-Central U.S. held at University of Houston-Downtown April 20. Marr's talk was titled "Some notes on prime labeling" and Anthony's talk was titled "Complete r-partite graphs determined by their domination polynomial."
]]>Wed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 -0500a088ea2078cd92b0b8a0e78a32c5c082blurbs2084130425 Erick Bauman
Senior computer science major Erick Bauman gave a presentation based on his honors thesis at the North Texas Area Student Conference held at Midwestern State University April 13. The presentation was titled "Wolfscript: A Programming Language for Android." His faculty sponsor at the conference was Suzanne Buchele, associate professor of computer science.
]]>Thu, 25 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0500bf424cb7b0dea050a42b9739eb261a3ablurbs2089130411 Suzanne Buchele, Alison Marr and Therese SheltonSuzanne Buchele, Alison Marr and Therese Shelton have been awarded a $4,000 Blended Learning Grant from the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) for their proposal titled "Improved Calculus Preparation Through Assessment and Customized Blended Learning." All three are associate professors in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department.
]]>Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -05002cad8fa47bbef282badbb8de5374b894blurbs2100130411 Yvette Niyomugaba, Van Pham and David Scott RyanYvette Niyomugaba, Van Pham and David Scott Ryan are presenting papers this week at the annual meeting of the Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America. The meeting is being held April 11-13 at Texas Tech University.
]]>Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0500c5866e93cab1776890fe343c9e7063fbblurbs2101130411 Rick Denman, Fumiko Futamura and Kendall Richards
Math professors Rick Denman, Fumiko Futamura and Kendall Richards published a paper titled "On sharp frame diagonalization" in the March issue of the journal Linear Algebra and its Applications.
]]>Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -05008232e119d8f59aa83050a741631803a6blurbs2102130117 FumikoFumiko Futamura, assistant professor of mathematics, presented a minicourse titled "Visualizing Projective Geometry Through Photographs and Perspective Drawings" at the 2013 Joint Mathematics Meetings held Jan. 9-12 in San Diego along with Annalisa Crannell from Franklin & Marshall College and Marc Frantz from Indiana University. Thirty-six mathematics professors, high school teachers and artists attended the minicourse, which covered material the three have developed for an upcoming textbook.
]]>Thu, 17 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -06004abe17a1c80cbdd2aa241b70840879deblurbs1773130117 Yvette Niyomugaba
Senior mathematics major Yvette Niyomugaba won an Outstanding Presentation Award for the poster she presented at the Undergraduate Poster Session of the Joint Mathematics Meetings held Jan. 9-12 in San Diego. Her poster presentation, titled "Recycling toward a Better Earth through Math," resulted from her ongoing honors project in mathematics, which she is doing under the direction of Therese Shelton, associate professor of mathematics. The work began in summer 2012 as a faculty-student collaborative research project.
]]>Thu, 17 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0600f0bda020d2470f2e74990a07a607ebd9blurbs1774130117 Therese SheltonTherese Shelton, associate professor of mathematics, presented "Building and Feeling Confidence Intervals" at the Joint Mathematics Meetings held Jan. 9-12 in San Diego.
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Senior mathematics major Yvette Niyomugaba is presenting a poster titled "Recycling toward a Better Earth through Math" at the Joint Mathematics Meetings being held Jan. 9-12 in San Diego.
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