Mathematics Faculty Participate in Mathfest

Mike Pinter, Danny Biles and Andy Miller (Mathematics), attended the Annual Mathematical Association of America Mathfest meeting in Lexington, Ky., Aug. 4-6. Attendees participated in workshops, professional networking and special events.

Pinter gave a presentation as part of the Contributed Paper Session on Novel Ways to Incorporate Writing into Mathematics Classes. The presentation was entitled Seeing the Unseen: A Metaphor for Mathematics.  While at the meeting, Pinter also participated in a focus group considering potential textbooks for liberal arts mathematics courses (which would include MTH 1020, MTH 1080 and HON 3310 at Belmont).

Biles gave a presentation on Topics for Actuarial Exam P/1.  He also served as a judge for the student presentations.

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