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Moravian to Hold Annual Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Bethlehem, Pa., January 30, 2013 – Moravian College’s chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon will host the 27th annual Moravian College Student Mathematics Conference on Saturday, February 16, in the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex, on the Main Street Campus. The day-long conference provides an opportunity for undergraduate college students from the tri-state area to come together to present talks and discuss mathematics, statistics, operations research, and computing.

Frank Morgan, Atwell professor of mathematics at Williams College, will present the keynote address, “Optimal Pentagonal Tilings.” He is the author of six books, with specific interests in geometry, geometric measure theory, minimal surfaces, and calculus of variations.

For further information visit http://math.moravian.edu/conference/ or contact Kevin Hartshorn, associate professor of mathematics, at 610-861-1374 or email hartshorn@math.moravian.edu. Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the event coordinator Kevin Hartshorn.

The conference is sponsored by the Moravian College chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, with support from USG (United Student Government) and the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC).

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America’s sixth-oldest college. Moravian partners with students to build a strong foundation for their future. Visit the College’s Web site at www.moravian.edu.