Colloquium Series

Spring 2015

January 29, 2015:  Ricardo Conceição, Oxford College of Emory University
On Pennies, McNuggets, Polynomials,  and How to Help the Government Save Money

February 3, 2015:  Robert Thompson, Harvey Mudd College
How to Get Rich with (Continuous) Symmetry

February 5, 2015:  Elyse Yeager, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Graph Saturation in Color

February 26, 2015:  Nathaniel Schwartz, Washington College
Involutions of Matrix Groups over Finite Fields

March 19, 2015:  Course Extravaganza!

April 29, 2015:  Senior Capstone Presentations 
Teresa Crist, Dismal Arithmetic; Kristen Olenick, Latent Semantic Indexing – Music To My Ears; and Daniel Rustico, 
Rank Aggregation in the 2014 College Football Season

Fall 2014

October 9, 2014: Andrew Maturo, '11
Mathematical Model of Transplant Rejection: Roles of T Cells, Antigen Presenting Cells, and Cytokines

November 6, 2014: Neil Sigmon, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Radford University
Simulating the Navajo Code

November 20, 2014: Darren Glass, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics, Gettysburg College
Elliptic Curves and Poncelet's Porism

December 4, 2014, Senior Capstones
     Alice Mitnick, For When Life Isn't Fair: Methods in Fair Division
     Mandy Buell,
When Earthquakes Hit, Buildings React: Modeling Building Response to Earthquakes Using
     Differential Equations and Eigenvalues
     Christina Moore,
The 2008 Financial Crisis & The Gaussian Copula: What Went Wrong?

December 9, 2014, Senior Capstones
     Carolina Concannon, Markov Chains and Their Criteria for Regularity
     Meghan Gerber, Hat Games
     Sirius Xu, Nash Equilibria in Non-Cooperative Games 

December 11, 2014, Senior Capstones

     Tyler Reckner, p-Adic Analysis and the Maximum Modulus Principle
     Ryan Matzke, Fixed and Furious: Fixed Points in Mathematics 







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