Come honor two of
your colleagues as winners in the Southeastern Section of the Award for
Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics, and the Distinguished
Service Award on Friday at 5:30 p.m. in the Tennebaum Auditorium
of the Instructional Center. See details below on the reception following
Four Short Courses
will be presented on Friday morning, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. There is
a registration fee of $20 for each course, which is separate from the
general meeting fee. Please see abstracts for each Short Course with specific
instructions on how to register in advance (no later than February
15, 2002) at http://www.maa.org/southeastern.
Craft, and Implementation, presented by Thomas H. Barr, Rhodes
to the Mathematics of Biology, presented by Edward Yeargers,
Georgia Institute of Technology (Biology); Ronald W. Shonkwiler,
Georgia Institute of Technology, and James Herod, Georgia Institute
Optimal Use of
Technology in Teaching Geometry at the College-University Level, presented
by Subhash C. Saxena, Coastal Carolina University.
from Afar, presented by Linda Boyd, Georgia Perimeter College.
This session features
results of research by undergraduate students. Students are encouraged
to present their research from academic-year work or from summer research
projects. Students will be expected to be available for one hour at the
poster session to discuss their research with interested persons. When
submitting the abstract, electronically select UNDERGRAD as the
session code. Questions or suggestions are welcomed by Robert L. Bernhardt,
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353, phone: 252-328-4109,
There will be sessions
for ten-minute contributed talks, grouped by similar topic insofar as
possible. See the electronic abstract submission instructions at /abstracts/instructions.html.
Submitting via the web form is the easiest method. Please select CP 1
as the event code for this session. The deadline for receipt of abstracts
is January 22, 2002; this deadline will be strictly enforced.
make their own arrangements directly with a hotel of their choice. Because
there is a technical convention of 20,000 attendees and the ACC Men's
Basketball Conference (40,000 expected) in Atlanta over the same weekend
as the meeting, accommodations may sell out early. Blocks of rooms have
been reserved at special rates at the properties below for the nights
of Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 7-9. Room rates do not include
the tax of 14%. Please cite the group name Georgia Tech Math when
making a reservation. Hotels have varying cancellation or early checkout
penalties; be sure to ask details when making your reservation. The AMS
and MAA are not responsible for rate changes or for the quality of the
Days Inn Peachtree,
683 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308, 404-874-9200, 404-873-4245 (fax).
Rates are $69/single or double; approximately one mile from the meeting
site. Deadline for reservations is February 7, 2002.
by Marriott in Midtown Atlanta, 1470 Spring St., NW, Atlanta, GA 30309,
404-872-5821, 404-874-3602 (fax). Rates are $89/single or double; approximately
1.5 miles from the meeting site. Deadline for reservations is February
Hampton Inn (Atlanta-Midtown),
1152 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30309, 404-872-3234, 404-872-2434 (fax).
Rates are $89/single or double. Rates include free parking, coffee in
rooms; approximately one mile from the meeting site. Deadline for reservations
is February 8, 2002.
Holiday Inn Express
North Ave., 244 North Ave., NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, 1-800-HOLIDAY (465-4329)
or 404-881-0881. Rates are $80/one king bed or $87/two double beds; approximately
three to four blocks from the meeting site. Deadline for reservations
is February 15, 2002.
Hotel, 975 West Peachtree at 10th St., Atlanta, GA 30309, 800-642-3629,
404-876-5003, 404-817-7511 (fax). Rates are $89/king bed or $99/two double
beds. Parking is $8/night; approximately one mile from the meeting site.
Deadline for reservations is February 7, 2002.
Atlanta, 125 10th St., NE, Atlanta, GA, 404-873-4800. Rates are $108/single
or $118/double; approximately one mile from the meeting site. Deadline
for reservations is February 7, 2002.
for a comprehensive restaurant list. Campus locations will be available
at the meeting.
Please see the website
maintained by Georgia Institute of Technology at http://www.gatech.edu,
with maps at http://www.gtalumni.org/campusmap.
Examine the newest titles from the AMS and the MAA! Several other publishers
have been invited to participate in the exhibits. Many of the AMS books
will be available at a special 50% discount available only at the meeting.
Complimentary coffee will be served courtesy of AMS membership Services.
The exhibits will be in the atrium of the Instructional Center.
Activity: An acquisitions editor from the AMS Book program will be
present to speak with prospective authors. If you have a book project
that you would like to discuss with the AMS, please stop by the book exhibit.
T. A. Rush:
This event provides an opportunity for students to meet with representatives
of graduate programs. If your institution wishes to participate and to
be listed in the program as a part of T.A. Rush, notify Jason Huffman
Jacksonville State University, phone: 256-782-5822, e-mail: email@example.com
by January 15, 2002. This event will be scheduled during lunch on Friday
in conjunction with a pizza lunch for students. There is a $25 fee for
each participating graduate institution.
MAA Project NExT
(Southeastern Section): This national program is for new or recent
Ph.D.'s in the mathematical sciences interested in improving the teaching
and learning methods of undergraduate mathematics. A workshop will be
held on Thursday, March 7, to discuss topics of special relevance to beginning
faculty. For information and an application form, see
Parking on Friday
is available in the Visitor Lot immediately adjacent to the Student Center
and in the Visitor Lot at Ferst and State Streets (both lots are accessible
from Ferst Street). Cost is $.50/hour with a $8 maximum. On Saturday and
Sunday, you may park in one of the Visitor Lots (A05 or A06 on the campus
map) next to the Student Center. See driving directions below.
All meeting participants
are invited to a cash bar reception on Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. in
the Presidential Suites of the Moore Student Success Center. Drop by to
visit with colleagues before going out-on-the-town for dinner.
will take place in the Instructional Center. The Invited Addresses will
take place in Ferst Theater and the Tennenbaum Auditorium in the Instructional
All meeting registration
will be done on site in the Instructional Center, on Friday and Saturday,
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with the exception of the Short Course
where one must register in advance as described above. Registration
fees are $25/members of AMS or MAA; $45/nonmembers; $5/students, emeritus,
unemployed; and are payable by cash, check, VISA, Mastercard, Discover,
or American Express.
By air: Atlanta,
Georgia is served by Hartsfield International Airport. Taxis charge a
standard rate of $25 to bring someone from the airport to the Georgia
Tech campus. There are various shuttle and limo services with varying
rates, depending on the number of passengers. Atlanta Airport Shuttle
offers individual transportation to the George Tech area for $14/person,
and also offers group rates as follows: 10-passenger minivan: $93.94,
20-passenger minibus: $137.25, or a 55-passenger motorcoach: $465.45.
Also see the information on MARTA below.
Special rates have been negotiated with Avis Rent A Car for the
period March 1 to March 17, 2002, beginning at $22.99/day for a
subcompact car at the weekend rate. All rates include unlimited free mileage;
the weekend rates quoted are available from noon Thursday until Monday
at 11:59 p.m. Rates do not include state or local surcharges, tax, optional
coverages, or gas refueling charges. Renter must meet Avis' age, driver,
and credit requirements, and return to the same renting location. Make
reservations by calling 800-331-1600 or online at http://www.avis.com.
Higher nonweekend and weekly rates are also available. Please quote Avis
Discount Number B159266 when making reservations.
on I-75/85 into Atlanta (from the airport): Take Exit #249D (North
Avenue, Spring Street, West Peachtree Street). At the top of the exit
ramp, proceed through the first intersection (Spring Street). At the next
intersection (West Peachtree), turn left. Continue on West Peachtree for
approximately one block and turn left on North Avenue. Cross over the
interstate, and go past Techwood Drive (the first light). Proceed to the
next right, which is Cherry Street. Turn right onto Cherry Street and
then left onto Ferst Drive. After the road curves right, the Student Center
will be on the right and the Instructional Center is a bit farther on
the right. See parking options above.
on I-75/85 into Atlanta: Take Exit #249D (North Avenue). At the top
of the exit ramp, turn right onto North Avenue. Cross over the interstate,
and go past Techwood Drive (the first light). Proceed to the next right,
which is Cherry Street. Turn right onto Cherry Street and then left onto
Ferst Drive. After the road curves right, the Student Center will be on
the right and the Instructional Center is a bit farther on the right.
See parking options above.
Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA): You may catch the MARTA train at
the airport. Fare is $1.75 one way, and exact change is required (change
machines are available at MARTA stations). Take the train to the North
Avenue station (N3). A MARTA/Remote Lot Stinger leaves this station every
15 minutes. Alternately, walk three blocks west on North Avenue to campus
or transfer to a bus on route #13 to Tech. On weekdays, these buses leave
the station approximately every 15 to 20 minutes. On weekends and holidays,
buses depart approximately every 30 minutes.
In early March, expect
average daytime highs of about 63 and lows of about 41. Average precipitation
is about 5.8.