University of
South Alabama
Mathematics Awareness Week was celebrated this year with a variety of
activities. Through out the week a Poster Exhibition of MAW posters over
the years and others with a mathematics theme were exhibited in the
Instruction Laboratories Building where the Mathematics and Statistics
Department is housed.
The premier events were
 "Fermat's Last Theorem" a lecture by Dr. Dan Flath adapted from his
LewisParker lecture given at the Alabama Association of College
Teachers of Mathematics.
 The annual Chris Nash Scholarship Examination and
Mathematics Competition The scholarship is memorial
stipend of $400 to the mathematics or statistics major scoring the
highest on the exam. This year's winner is Jorge O'Farill. The
competition has cash prizes for the highest and second highest
scores. The winners were by Dave Roy, first and Jorge
O'Farill, second.
Participants of the competition were presented with coffee mugs commemorating
Mathematics Awareness Week.
XinMin Zhang
Dept. of Mathematics and
Statistics
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 366880002
voice: 334 460 6264
fax: 334 460 7969
email:
zhang@mathstat.usouthal.edu
