It was the final contributed talk session of the PNW MAA Spring Meeting. Dr. Ksenija Simic-Muller was in the middle of her presentation on humanizing and rehumanizing mathematics when the fire alarms were triggered.
We proceeded out of the building in a calm and orderly fashion.
And made use of the interruption to take a conference photo.
Thirty minutes later we were allowed back into the building. There were fire department vehicles out the back window. Apparently a sprinkler system failed in a neighboring building. Everyone took it in stride.
It was a wonderful day. First it was beautiful and sunny when the weather report led us to believe it would be gray and raining. The cherry trees were in bloom (do all Washington Universities have ornamental cherry trees?) Here is a brief gallery of the day’s events.
What a grand meeting. Good friends. great talks. Math community. Now it’s time to head home.
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