Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Maths wizards from various city colleges gathered recently at `Mathwoods', an intercollegiate programme hosted by the Mathematical Association of Madras Christian College. Students from 21 colleges, including Guru Nanak College, SS Jain College, Ethiraj College, Meenakshi College, D.G. Vaishnav College and Presidency College, participated in various events. Teamwork and cracking tough questions at the quiz contest brought success to Loyola College and D.G. Vaishnav College who came first and second respectively. Paper presentation on topics related to maths was the highlight of the programme. Students from Stella Maris College bagged the first place with a cash prize of Rs.1,000.Colleges also actively participated in mathematical sketching on the topic `convergence'. Loyola College students won the overall trophy for their outstanding performance in the events. Winners of all events were awarded a cash prize of Rs.700.