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You’ve Got to Read this Inspirational Interview with Mathematician Sylvia Serfaty
Posted on 5 March 2017 | 7:42 pm
Check out this fantastic interview with Sylvia Serfaty that recently appeared in Wired Magazine.  It has great quotes like these: We do a disservice to the profession by giving this image of little geniuses and prodigies. These Hollywood movies about scientists can be somewhat counterproductive, too. They are telling children that there are geniuses out […]
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CofC Math Short Film Fest TONIGHT
Posted on 10 February 2017 | 9:20 am
Like math? Like film/TV? Like Pizza? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then come join us for the CofC Mathematical Short Film Festival on Friday, Feb. 10th from 6 to 8pm. The event is hosted by the Department of Mathematics and will take place in RSS 235. Quality pizza and refreshments will […]
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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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