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Mathematics Symposium to be Held at Frostburg State University

The 33rd Frostburg State University Mathematics Symposium, which serves mathematics educators at all levels and usually brings more than 100 mathematics teachers from the Tri-State area to the FSU campus, will be held Friday, April 16.

Under its ongoing theme, “Teaching, Learning, Exploring,” the Symposium's featured speaker will be nationally known author and editor of "Science News Online" and "Science News for Kids," Ivars Peterson, who will speak on “Moebius Madness.”

In addition, the symposium will feature talks on fractals, geometry, statistics, use of technology, mathematics pedagogy and other topics of interest. Among the speakers are FSU professors Renny Azzi, Marc Michael, Vaughn Snyder and Gerard Wojnar, as well as FSU Interim Director of Research and Sponsored Programs Frank Peto.

Registration is required. For information, call the FSU Mathematics Department at (301) 687-4384, e-mail Dr. Karen Parks at, or consult the Symposium Web site at

The Mathematics Symposium is supported by grants from the FSU Provost’s Office and the FSU Faculty Development Subcommittee.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

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Frostburg State University
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Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

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