## Big E and Special K contests 2015

The Big E and Special K contests were held on Saturday November 7th. These are mathematics contests for undergraduate University of Waterloo students.

The Special K contest is for 1st year students and the Big E contest is for upper year students.

Both contests consist of 6 problems, and complete written solutions are required.

## Yueshan He recipient of Fong Computational Mathematics Graduate Award

Computational Mathematics graduate student Yueshan He has been named the recipient of the Fong Computational Mathematics Graduate Award - an award that is valued at $7,500.

## Fall Convocation 2015

Adapted from the University of Waterloo Daily Bulletin

At 2:30 this afternoon, 180 students from Environment and 575 students from Mathematics will receive their degrees. Students in the Software Engineering program will graduate with the Faculty of Mathematics.

## Small c Math Contest 2015

Last Friday, September 25, was a beautiful sunny evening but over 475 first and second year students still showed up to write the Fifteenth Annual Small c Mathematics Competition. This is a record number of participants!

Congratulations go to the following top-performing students.

**1st year students**: Chun Ho Lau and Anqi (Joyce) Yang

## Making Exam Marking Easier - repeat session

*This is a repeat presentation of the Crowdmark grading session. *

The Faculty of Mathematics has contracted with Crowdmark Inc. to provide campus-wide on-line midterm/exam marking and results distribution starting Fall 2015 for all course instructors who are interested.

Students write exam papers with Crowdmark-generated QR codes on each page. Exams are later scanned and uploaded to Crowdmark for marking.