Department Chairs Workshop, Tuesday,
January 6, 2004 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. A one-day workshop
for chairs and leaders of departments of mathematical
sciences. For more details, see the
Department Chairs Workshop announcement.
Who Wants to Be a
Mathematician: Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., organized
by Michael A. Breen and Annette W. Emerson,
AMS; and William T. Butterworth, Barat College
of DePaul University. Come watch ten of Phoenix's top
high school students as they have the chance to compete
for cash and prizes by answering questions about mathematics.
There is no partial credit to agonize over, and the top
prize is $2,000. Contestants can ask for help from the
audience, so the more people in the audience who know
mathematics, the better it is for the contestants. You
are invited to come and take part in this educational
and fun presentation.
A Walk Through the Math Pipeline from
End to End, Friday, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Panelists
include James Sethian, University of California
Berkeley; Olga R. Beaver, Williams College; Jessica
S. Sidman, Mount Holyoke College; James Bond,
The CNA Corporation; and Timothy W. Lant and Angella
Herro, Arizona State University. This panel discussion
moderated by Jane Hawkins, University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, is sponsored by the Committee
on Science Policy and The Committee on the Profession.
The Evolution of State Mathematics Standards:
How Can Mathematicians Contribute?, Saturday, January
10, 2004 from 8:30 am to 10:00 am. Panelists include Johnny
Lott, NCTM and the University of Montana; James
Milgram, Stanford University; Laura McGiffert and
Lynn Steen, Achieve; and a representative of the
Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics (ASSM).
This panel discussion will be moderated by Roger Howe
of Yale University and is sponsored by the Committee on