Rice University’s Office of STEM Engagement and ConocoPhillips welcomed 150 past and current participants in the ConocoPhillips Applied Mathematics Program (AMP!) to AMPosium! March 25 at the BioScience Research Collaborative. The yearlong program offers innovative strategies to science and mathematics teachers in grades 5 through 9.
The annual AMPosium! incorporated presentations, a poster session and talks by Erin Baumgartner, director of the Houston Education Research Consortium at Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, and Sasha Schmick, ConocoPhillips strategic adviser for global technical functions. Among the honorees below, accepting their AMP! Innovation Awards were Mary Bunevich, Rajani Dhadral, Gwenanne Gabel, Alicia Hunter, Lalita Khemka and Allen Schagene.