MOUNTAINTOP PROFESSOR ORGANIZES MATH SYMPOSIUM-The Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences hosted the eighth annual Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties Mathematics Symposium in October. Coordinated by Misericordia University Associate Professor Steven Tedford, Ph. D., Mountaintop, the free symposium featured eight 20-minute presentations on scholarly topics in research and writing. Participants included, front from left, Dr. Yuhan Ding, Misericordia University; Dr. Wen Chang, Marywood University; Tara Koskulitz, mathematics major, Misericordia University, and Dr. Leona Sparaco, University of Scranton. Back: Dr. Triet Pham, Misericordia University; Dr. Pat Touhey, Misericordia University; Dr. Steven Tedford, Misericordia University; Dr. Sofya Chepushtanova, Wilkes University, and Dr. Steven Dougherty, University of Scranton. For more information about the Department of Mathematics at Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or visit www.misericordia.edu/mathematics.