COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The WSU American Mathematical Society Student Chapter


The AMS Student Chapter would like to invite you to participate in an Academic Poster Competition. We are working in collaboration with Enrique Alvarado and Yunfeng Hu, the organizers of the Student and Early Career Poster Session at the AMS Sectional meeting, which will be held on the WSU Pullman campus on April 23, 2017.

If you have already submitted abstracts and you do not want to participate in the competition, please send an email to or tell Enrique Alvarado ( or Yunfeng Hu (

Where and When
  • Location: Top Floor of the Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE)
  • Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
There will be faculty judges to determine the Best Exposition Poster and winners will receive the following prizes:
  • 1st Prize - $500
  • 2nd Prize - $200
  • 3rd Prize - $100
To Participate

To participate, you will need to submit an abstract to by February 28th and then forward Yunfeng Hu your confirmation email at

Other information about the Poster Session from the organizers

First twist:
Not only are we asking for posters on research, we are also just as interested in posters that explain and illuminate something that has inspired you and for which you think you have a particularly good explanation, illumination, visualization, etc. (We have been inspired by the mission of

If you are a student or early career faculty/professional and you are reading this, you are strongly encouraged to submit an abstract and create a poster for this event.

You could not have gotten to this point in your career if you did not find something pretty inspiring -- explain to us what that is!

Second twist:

Frank Morgan has agreed to run a good-natured competition and will select from among the most excellent expositions those that can be turned into articles (of some form) in a future AMS Notices edition.