Orlando Sessions on Interdisciplinary Math

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These are excerpts from the program for the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13, 1996, Orlando, Florida.


MAA Session on Interdisciplinary Programs with Undergraduate Mathematics
  • Mathematics across the curriculum at the University of Nevada.
    Jerry A. Johnson, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Interdisciplinary quantitative curriculum development: Lessons from a project in the life sciences.
    Louis J. Gross, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • A course in mathematical biology.
    William R. Derrick, University of Montana
  • Epidemics.
    Una M. Bray, Skidmore College
  • Environmental modeling in an interdisciplinary setting.
    Robert S. Cole, Evergreen State College
  • An interdisciplinary course to replace college algebra.
    Benny Dan Evans, Oklahoma State University
  • Functioning in the real world: A precalculus experience with applications across the disciplines.
    Sheldon P. Gordon, Suffolk Community College
  • Mathematics for decision making.
    Frank H. Mathis, Baylor University
  • TEAM, an interdisciplinary course in mathematics and economics.
    J. Rody Borg, Jacksonville University
    Marilyn Repsher, Jacksonville University
  • An interdisciplinary approach to teaching mathematics and composition.
    Joseph Kirtland, Marist College
  • Using mathematics to improve writing skills.
    William J. O'Connor, Incarnate Word College
  • Team teaching an integrated mathematics and science course.
    Richard E. Pfiefer, San Jose State University
  • Computational science in a liberal arts setting.
    Daniel Craig Sloughter, Furman University
  • Modern, computer assisted, Fourier analysis.
    James S. Walker, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Panel Discussions

    Coordinating mathematics and science education.
    MAA Panel Discussion
    Lida K. Barrett, U. S. Military Academy
    Sylvia Bozeman, Spelman College
    Lynn Kiaer, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    James H. Lightbourne, NSF
    Richard West, U. S. Military Academy


    MAA Minicourse #4
    Interdisciplinary lively applications.
    David C. Arney, U. S. Military Academy
    Frank Giordano, U. S. Military Academy

    MAA Minicourse #11
    Earth math: Applications of precalculus mathematics to environmental issues.
    Christopher Schaufele, Kennesaw State College
    Nancy Zumoff, Kennesaw State College

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