Spring 2017

February 23, 2017:  Dr. Charles Wessell, Gettysburg College
Bias in the College Football Coaches PollAre Coaches Pulling Up Their Teams by Their Bootstraps?

March 9, 2017:  Annalisa Crannell, Professor of Mathematics, Franklin & Marshall College
In the Shadow of Desargues

March 23, 2017: Math Course Extravaganza

March 30, 2017: Holley Friedlander, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Dickinson College
Riemann’s Function for Function Fields

April 13, 2017: Felix Lazebnik, University of Delaware
Two Extremal Problems on Graphs

April 20, 2017:  Christopher Schafhauser,  Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Waterloo
The Geometry of Cubic Polynomials

April 27, 2017: Senior Capstone Presentations
Luke DiLuigi, Ensuring a Secure Transmission
Elijah Carrick, Investigating Rho, Two-Fold Sumsets

May 2, 2017Senior Capstone Presentations
Elizabeth Butler, Carryless Arithmetic Mod 10
Abigail Tootell, Presidential Primaries: Using Optimization to Measure Democracy

May 4, 2017Senior Capstone Presentations
Anh Nguyen, The Twin Prime Conjecture and Sieve Theory
Amy Yang, What is Persistent Homology?
Yupeng Yin, P-adic Numbers and Dividing a Square into Equal Area Triangles 


Fall 2016

September 22, 2016:  Summer Experiences: Research

  • Li Ma, Frobenius Problems for Polynomials
  • Aawaz Pokhrel, Let's Span: Exploring 0 ± (Zn, h)
  • Sam Edwards, Small Graphs with Generalized Quaternion Automorphism Group

September 27, 2016: Dave Kung, Professor of Mathematics at St. Mary's College of Maryland
Harmonious Equations: A Mathematical Exploration of Music

September 29, 2016: Ellen Swanson, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Centre College
Fighting Cancer Using Mathematics

September 30, 2016:  The Friends of Mathematics Tea, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

October 13, 2016:  Summer Experiences: Internships/REU (Erik Wendt and Abigail Tootell)

October 27, 2016:  Justin Corvino, Professor of Mathematics, Lafayette College
From Geometry to Physics, and Back Again!

November 3, 2016:  Adriana Salerno, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Bates College
Algebra and Origami

November 10, 2016:  Ariane Masuda, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, New York City College of Technology
Being Rational with the Rational

December 1, 2016: Senior Capstones
Samantha Cross
Yifeng Chen

December 6, 2016: Senior Capstones
Li Ma
Wyatt Hathaway
Cody Kiefer

December 8, 2016: Senior Capstones
Derek Wisner
Hongyan Zhou
Samuel Edwards

December 8, 2016: Mathematics Research Symposium








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