# News

Please join us at the upcoming Mathematics Education Colloquium, on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 from 3:00 - 4:30 pm in 252 Erickson and on Zoom. **Dr. Leslie Dietiker**, Associate Professor at Boston University, will be presenting* **Characteristics of High School Mathematics Lessons that Increase Opportunities for Captivation.*

The 44^{th} Psychology of Mathematics Education-North America (PME-NA) conference will be hosted in the music city, Nashville, Tennessee on November 17–20, with a sizeable group from MSU presenting.

You are cordially invited to attend the Co-Integrate Math Seminar Series talk on Monday, November 14, 2022 from 1:30-2:30 pm in 115 Erickson in the CREATE Seminar space with Higinio Dominguez and his research group sharing their work.

The Program in Mathematics Education is excited to welcome new mathematics education faculty member Kristen Vroom.

The MSU Program in Mathematics Education (PRIME) invites applicants to fill the position of Specialist - Outreach for the Connected Mathematics Project (CMP).

PRIME is thrilled to introduce another first-year mathematics education doctoral student, Sabrina Zarza.

You are cordially invited to attend the Co-Integrate Math Seminar Series talk on Thursday, October 27, 2022 from 12:30-1:30 pm in 115 Erickson.

Leonardo Medel will be defending his dissertation on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 9:00 am via Zoom.

Christopher Dubbs, 2020 Mathematics Education Doctoral graduate, is not only an assistant professor of mathematics, but now also a featured artist at East Stroudsburg University (ESU).

PRIME is excited to welcome Claire Lambert as a first-year mathematics education doctoral student.

Several members of the MSU math ed community will be presenting their work the last week of September at the 2022 NCSM Annual Conference, NCTM Research Conference, and the NCTM Annual Meeting and Exposition.

In early August, Gail Burrill, Betty Phillips and AJ Edson were invited to speak at King's College in Cambridge, England for the **16 ^{th} International Conference of the Mathematics Education for the Future Project**.

**Sunyoung Park, Brady Tyburski, **and** Katie Westby,** PRIME mathematics education doctoral students, have been awarded the Dr. Marilyn Zweng Endowed Graduate Student Award in Mathematics Education for 2022-23.

PRIME is delighted to welcome two new outstanding mathematics education doctoral students this fall: **Claire Lambert **and **Sabrina Zarza**.

Beth Herbel-Eisenmann, mathematics education faculty member and Professor from the Department of Teacher Education (TE) at MSU, has been named Director of the Program in Mathematics Education (PRIME) and the Mathematics Education Graduate Program Director.

Charles Fessler will be defending his dissertation, titled *Secondary Mathematics Teacher Interns' Learning Through Teaching: A Case Study** *on Friday, July 29, 2022 at 10:00 am via Zoom.

Michigan State University Professor Aman Yadav, known for his research and outreach on computer science education and computational thinking, has been named Lappan-Phillips Professor of Computing Education at MSU.

Andrew Krause will be defending his dissertation, titled *Studying Engagement to Inform Design of Calculus 2 Computational Labs *on Monday, July 25, 2022 at 1:00 pm via Zoom.

Valentin Küchle will be defending his dissertation, titled *A Multicase Study of Three Graduate Teaching Assistants Participating in the MDISC Teaching Professional Development** *on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 1:00 pm in 133F Erickson and via Zoom.

Merve Kursav will be defending her dissertation, titled *Teachers’ Beliefs, Perceptions, Experiences, and Strategies in Teaching and Engaging Multilingual Learners in Mathematics Classrooms** *on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 3:00 pm via zoom.