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Western New England University to Host Mathematics Conference April 21

Posted April 18, 2012

Western New England University will host the Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference on Saturday, April 21.

More than 300 students and faculty from 30 different colleges and universities from throughout New England and New York will gather for the annual conference. Undergraduate students will give more than 100 presentations on their mathematical research and studies on topics ranging from the mathematics of sports to finding patterns in prime numbers. Dr. Ravi Vakil, professor at Stanford University, will deliver the event's keynote on "The Mathematics of Doodling."

The conference is free and open to the public. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. in the Center for the Sciences and Pharmacy (2nd Floor), with sessions running from 10:00 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. A complete conference schedule is available by clicking here.  

Funding for the Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference was provided by Western New England University's College of Arts & Sciences, the Office of the Provost, and Office of Alumni Relations, as well as by the National Science Foundation grant DMS?0846477 through the MAA Regional Undergraduate Mathematics Conferences program.


Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,955 students, including 2,575 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.


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