# News & Activities

### Mathematics Events & Activities

**Putnam Exam |**The Putnam Exam is the first Saturday in December (Putnam home). If you are interested please contact the Mathematics Department head**Pi Mu Epsilon Induction Ceremony**| Spring term, connect with us via the PME page**Academic Excellence Showcase**| Western Oregon University Mathematics majors present their senior projects and senior capstone projects at the WOU Academic Excellence Showcase. See wou.edu/showcase.**Polk County Math Festival**| A program of hands-on workshops and games for high school students. See wou.edu/math/pcmf/.**Math Club**| See wou.edu/math/news-activities/math-club/.**Mathematics Tutoring**| See wou.edu/mathcenter.

### Notes from the Department

- PUZZLE PIECES, Crossing Barriers, Leanne Merrill, MAA FOCUS | OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 42 2022 | maa.org/focus
- Jasmine Wetter’25, Computer Science/Mathematics major, has published the article, “Generalization of Sylvester’s proof that an odd perfect number is not divisible by 105” in the Fall 2022, Volume 15, Number 7, Pi Mu Epsilon Journal.
- Dr. Andy Fry (B.S. Mathematics, WOU ’15; Ph.D. Mathematics, Colorado State University ’21) has taken a tenure-track position as an assistant professor in Mathematical Sciences at Lewis & Clark College.

## CONTACT US

**Mathematics Department**

**email:**mathematics@wou.edu