The Math Booth at the Manoa Experience fair was quite a success. Professors Sarah (Post), Thomas (Hangelbroek), and Rufus (Willett) of the Math Majors Recruitment Committee organized the creation of a very nice poster and managed the impossible feat of entertaining elementary and intermediate school kids.
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Kang Ying Liu of St. Andrew's Priory won the top prize at the 53rd Hawai'i State Science and Engineering Fair held April 6 and 7 at the Hawai'i Convention Center. Liu will join 21 other exceedingly bright Hawai'i students at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in San Jose, Calif. Liu won the competition by discovering nine new geometric formulas for describing triangle inequalities. One of the judges at the Hawai'i event, University of Hawai'i math professor J.B. Nation, said he had not seen such an accomplished display of abstract math at the fair in more than 30 years.