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Harrison Randolph Calculus Contest on 4/14/2016 to award $100.00.
Posted on 6 April 2016 | 9:07 am
The Harrison Randolph calculus exam is a written test of challenging problems using material covered in Math 120. The student who performs the best will be given the Harrison Randolph Calculus Award at the Honor Ceremony in May and  receive a check for $100. Any student who took Math 120 in Summer 2015, Fall 2015, […]
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One last MESS with Professor Ivey, Wed., April 13, 2016.
Posted on 5 April 2016 | 3:27 pm
Professor Tom Ivey finishes this semester’s MESS (Mathematical Explorations Seminar Series) of colloquium talks for undergraduate math majors with “The geometry of differential equations” at 3:10pm Wed. April 13, 2016, in 104 RSS.  Professor Ivey studies problems that lie at the interface between differential equations and geometry and is an expert in differential geometry and […]
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Mitchener’s MESS scheduled for Wed., April 6, 2016.
Posted on 30 March 2016 | 10:08 am
This semester’s MESS (Mathematical Explorations Seminar Series) of colloquium talks for undergraduate math majors continues at 3:10pm Wed. April 6, 2016, in 104 RSS with “Using artificial life simulations to test hypotheses about evolutionary dynamics,” by Professor Garrett Mitchener.  Professor Mitchener is an imaginative researcher whose many interests include modeling the forces at work in […]
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Keynote Mathematics Colloquium on Friday, March 4th
Posted on 2 March 2016 | 8:49 am
On Friday, March 4th starting at 3:10pm in RSS 102, Keith Promislow of Michigan State University will give a fascinating talk about deep connections between mathematics and polymer physics in a talk about Amphiphilic Polymer Membranes. Title: Network Formation in Amphiphilic Polymer Membranes Abstract: Polymer chains are typically hydrophobic, the addition of functional groups to the […]
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