# Math Awareness Month 1997

### MAW 97 at the University of Kansas

Kansas Proclamation of MAW (pdf)

**Schedule of Events**

April 20-26 | The Best Use of "Mathematics and the Internet" Competition, grades 4-12. Deadline for entry, April 17. |

April 20-26 | Some math classes open to K-12 students. Call Mathematics Department for class schedules (913) 864-3651. |

April 20-26 | Math Computer Lab open to K-12 students 4:00-5:00 p.m., 455 Snow Hall. |

April 20-26 | Poster Competition grades K-3. "How you use math in your life." Deadline for entry, April 17. |

April 21 | A panel discussion and participant dialogue on math awareness at KU, presented by KU Faculty, 3:00-4:00 pm, 306 Snow Hall. Reception will follow in 406 Snow Hall. |

April 22 | Multimedia film and visit to the Sprint Network Center, KU math students, 9:00-12:00 a.m., Kansas City. |

April 23 | Students +Workshops =Success +Fun. "Math, Internet and Real Life Problems." Workshops for sixth graders from Deerfield, Hillcrest, Quail Run and Sunset Hill Elementary Schools, 9:00-11:30 am and 12:30-3:00 pm, Tour of the Telecommunications Labs, Nichols Hall, presented by KU Faculty and students |

April 23 | Math Competition for Junior High and High School students 5:00-6:00 pm, 306 Snow Hall. With reception at 4:30 p.m. in 406 Snow Hall |

April 24 | Honors Calculus II students and Atchison County Community High School students. "Calculus and Internet." 10:30-12:00, 554 Snow Hall. |

April 24 | Panel Discussion, "How KU Students Use the Internet for their Studies", presented by KU students, 5:00-5:30 pm, 120 Snow Hall. |

April 24 | Panel Discussion, "How Schools Use the Internet in Teaching", presented by K-12 teachers and parents, 5:30-6:30 pm, 120 Snow Hall. Reception will follow in 120 Snow Hall. |

April 25 | "3D Graphic File Formats and the Internet." Application to education, modeling and commerce." Tracy Atteberry, Inso Corp., Kansas City, 1:30-2:30, 306 Snow Hall. Open to public. |

April 25 | Awards Reception, 5:00 pm, 120 Snow Hall. Open to public. Keynote Speaker: Dr. William Edwards, Chief Scientist, Sprint. "The Use of Mathematics in the Telecommunications Industry." |

April 29 | Mathematics Department's Honors Banquet, 7:00 pm, Alumni Center. |