At University of Northern Iowa, the following celebrated Mathematics Awareness
Governor Branstad's proclamation of Mathematics Awareness Week was displayed
in Wright Hall (the mathematics and computer science building). See a copy
of the Iowa State
Proclamation of MAW.
The MAW poster was displayed in Wright Hall with some old and current
calculating devices (slilde rule, mechanical calculator, mechanical card punch,
Professors Duncan and Kirmani gave short talks on some applications of
mathematics to decision making.
A flier announcing the MAW activities was distributed to all faculty; on the
reverse the mathematics curriculum when Iowa State Normal School opened 120
years ago (arithmetic, algebra, bookkeeping, geometry, trigonometry and
surveying, navigation and spherical trigonometry, and analytic geometry) was
compared to the present curriculum. The celebration of 120 years of UNI
occurred during MAW.
MAW was announced in the running light sign at our football stadium.
The regional student honary (KME) meeting, as well as the sectional MAA meeting, occurred during MAW.
Weekend Radio (syndicated from WCLV) acknowledged MAW on the air.
For more information on Math Awareness Week activities at University of Northern Iowa, please contact R. B. Campbell ( firstname.lastname@example.org).