4/15/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - Ashland University faculty members and students from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science recently attended the spring meeting of the Ohio Section of the Mathematical Association of America at Denison University.
Six Ashland University students participated in the annual Leo Schneider Student Team Competition. These students were Joey Ciaccia of Westlake, Ohio; Kate Fleming of Orrville, Ohio; Stacee King of Elyria, Ohio; Anna Payne of Avon, Ohio; Megan Raber of Creston, Ohio; and Rob Woodward of Stow, Ohio.
Fleming, King and Raber also presented contributed talks at the meeting. Fleming’s talk was titled “Variations on the Monty Hall Problem,” King’s presentation was titled “Subtriangles and Their Implications for Creating Subrectangles,” while Raber’s talk was titled “Decimal Expansions Involving Fibonacci Numbers.”
Faculty members who attended the spring meeting were Dr. Cathy Stoffer, associate professor of mathematics and computer science; Dr. Christopher Swanson, associate professor of mathematics and computer science and director of the Honors Program; Dr. Vickie Van Dresar, associate professor of mathematics and computer science, and Dr. Darren Wick, chair and professor of mathematics and computer science.
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