Math faculty attend North Central Section Meeting

Sayel Ali, Justin James, and Wally Sizer, Mathematics, attended the North Central Section meeting of the Mathematical Association of America in Brookings, S.D., Oct. 18 and 19. The section includes Minnesota, North Dakota, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and part of South Dakota. Sizer presented the paper, Formation of the North Central Section, describing the early years of the section, in preparation for […]

Wally Sizer recognized for service at math association meeting

Wally Sizer, Mathematics, was awarded the 2011 North Central Section of the Mathematical Association of America Certificate for Meritorious Service at the April 16 NCS/MAA meeting at Carleton College. Sizer came to MSU Moorhead in 1980, after three years at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He’s taught here for 31 years, with the following leaves of absence: 1986-1987 he was […]

Sizer, Chen attend NCS/MAA meeting

Walter Sizer and Wayne Chen, both Mathematics, attended the spring meeting of the North Central Section of the Mathematical Association of America April 15-16 at Carleton College.  Wally Sizer made the presentation, “Period Two Solution to some Systems of Rational Difference Equations.”

Tim Peil receives distinguished teaching award

Tim Peil, Mathematics, was named winner of the 2010 Distinguished Teaching Award of the North Central Section of the Mathematical Association of America at their spring meeting Saturday. Peil has taught at MSUM since 1990. The citation accompanying the award specifically mentions “his energy and enthusiasm” in the classroom. The Mathematical Association of America is the principal professional organization of college and university mathematics educators in the United States and Canada. The regional units of the association are called sections, and each of the 29 sections can award one distinguished teaching award each year. The North Central Section consists of Minnesota, North Dakota, more than half of South Dakota, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the corner of Ontario containing Thunder Bay.