April 16, 2010
ULM hosts Sonia Kovalevsky Day on April 23
Drs. Christine Cumming-Strunk and Mariette Maroun, assistant professors of mathematics and physics, will introduce the students to mathematics beyond high school and how it affects their everyday lives. Events will include competitions, games, a guest speaker and a campus tour.
Erica Dean, the event’s guest speaker, has a mathematics degree and is now a customer support representative at Hawkes Learning Systems, a student-focused mathematics software company. She will speak about her experiences, how mathematics has influenced her life, and careers in mathematics in industry.
Read more about Sonia Kovalevsky and the event at:
www.ulm.edu/mathweb/sk2010/sk_index.html or contact Cumming-Strunk at 318-342-1923 or at email@example.com.
Archival photo of Sonia Kovalevsky courtesy ULM Math Department
Photo of Cummings-Strunk by ULM's Office of University Relations