2005-06 News

Cameron wins award at OK-MA MAA meeting

Two Hendrix seniors, Alex Cameron and Colin Williams, presented talks based on their senior projects at the regional MAA meeting March 31, 2006. Alex Cameron won third place among the undergraduate papers for his work on The Number of Ring Homomorphisms Between Finite Rings.

Mathematics contest successes

Hendrix placed one-two among the ten teams competing in the Arkansas Undergraduate Mathematics Competition held February 25, 2006, on the Hendrix College campus. First place was Team Lagrange (Alvin Grissom, Samuel Hwang, Thomas Przybylinski, Colin Williams) and Team Galois won second (Alex Cameron, Thomas Christie, Jeremy Crosmer, Greg Varner).

In the prestigious Putnam contest December 3, 2005, junior Jeremy Crosmer earned the highest score in the Oklahoma-Arkansas region. Overall, Hendrix won 74th place among 395 U.S. and Canada teams.

Computer science speaker series: 2005-06

Hendrix is hosting three computer science lectures for the 2005-2006 academic year.

  • October 7: Introducing computing using pseudocode, Larry Morell, Arkansas Tech.

  • November 16: Memory-persistent precompiled libraries for interpreted languages, Brandon Willis, Acxiom Corporation.

  • March 6: Designing a dynamic middleware library for sensor networks, James Horey, University of New Mexico (and Hendrix '03 alum).

Programming Teams Compete

Hendrix College sent two teams to compete in the Mid-Central Regional ACM Programming Contest on November 7, 2005. One team placed 24th among the 121 teams competing. More information.