19 students present research at Hudson River Undergradaute Mathematics Conference

students present research at math conference
Saint Michael's participants in the Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (labeled L to R)
Sitting: Thomas Dickerson, Alexa Foote, Saja Willard, Maura O'Riordan, Jessica George, Alison Shappy, Amber Emmell, Professor Phil Yates, Julie Mullowney, Robert Hammond
Middle row: Professor George Ashline, Erika Gravelin, Emma Hauser, Michael Thompson, Samuel Blakely, Maria Leuci, Krista Bird
Back row: Professor Joanna Ellis-Monaghan, Colin Delaney, Eric Sherman, Patrick Knapp, Brianne Conlon, Professor Greta Pangborn
Not pictured: Professor James Hefferon

Nineteen students and five faculty members attended the Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference held April 6 at Williams College in Williamstown, MA. The conference celebrates undergraduate mathematics research with students and faculty from across the Northeast.

From fractals to the Archimedean Screw, from nanostructures to Quintic Equations - Saint Michael's students presented mathematics research across a range of topics. "Our student presenters/participants did an excellent job representing our department and Saint Michael's College at the Conference," said Mathematics Professor George Ashline.

The student groups giving talks at the conference were: 

Saint Michael's faculty members George Ashline, Jim Hefferon, Greta Pangborn, and Phil Yates chaired sessions at the conference. Also attending was faculty member Jo Ellis-Monaghan.