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Source: St. Mary's University
http://www.smu.ca/newsreleases/2006/10-16-16-16-2006.html

SMU Math Students Shine at APICS

October 16, 2006

Math
students from Saint Maryís University proved just how talented they are at
this year's APICS competition, which was held at Cape Breton University
during the weekend (October 13 to 15).

Matthew Alderson placed second overall in the rigorous competition. As well,
students Mark Richardson and Markus Pape completed the weekend with a strong
presence.

There were 20 teams in total that competed in the math competition.

Dr Wendy Finbow-Singh, a professor of mathematics and computing science, was
the teamís coach.

"Our team from SMU worked hard in order to prepare for the annual
competition," she says.

"They only look forward to future competitions and will shine with their
great math skills."

Saint Mary's University is known for its community outreach projects, both
in Canada and around the world. Saint Mary's, founded in 1802, is home to
one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for
its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a
vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

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For More Information:

Paul Fitzgerald
Public Affairs Officer
Saint Mary's University, Public Affairs
(902) 420.5514
E-mail: paul.fitzgerald@smu.ca
www.smu.ca


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