Archive for 2004

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STUDY ABROAD

G’day! This is Molly Hassler, math major class of 2006, from Brisbane Australia! I am currently studying at the University of Queensland and loving every minute of it. For anyone that is considering studying abroad, make sure you fit it into your schedule. Not only do all of my courses fufill a requirement back at […]

Alumni Roundup

This is the first in what I hope will be an occasional series of “roundup” posts giving brief information on what a number of different alumni are up to.

MCS Seminar, Nov 16

______________________________________________________________________ Towards a Combinatorial Proof of the Quadratic Case of the Jacobian Conjecture Dan Singer CANCELLED (was: Tuesday, November 16, 2003 at 3:30pm in Olin 320) ______________________________________________________________________

Math Secondary Teaching: What’s the “Real World” Like?

A discussion with recent grads about employment Godfather’s Pizza, back room, 5:30pm, November 19, 2004 Pizza and soft drinks will be served This event is for juniors and seniors interested in teaching in secondary schools. Math teaching majors who graduated over the last handful of years will come back to talk about their job search […]

Math Careers: What’s the “Real World” Like?

A discussion with recent grads about employment Godfather’s Pizza, back room, 6:15pm, November 15, 2004 Pizza and soft drinks will be served This event is for juniors and seniors interested in careers that make use of mathematics, with the exception of teaching and computing careers. Math majors who graduated over the last handful of years […]

MCS Seminar, Nov 9

______________________________________________________________________ Digitally coding a function and its applications Danrun Huang Tuesday, November 9, 2003 at 3:30pm in Olin 320 ______________________________________________________________________

MCS Seminar, Nov 3

_____________________________________________________________ Graduate Schools in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Wednesday, November 3, 2004 at 11:30am in Olin 320 _____________________________________________________________

New general education CS course

This spring we will start offering a new general education course in computer science, MCS 170: The Nature of Computer Science. This course presents a general introduction to the concepts and issues of computer science and is designed for those students who do not plan to take MCS 177 (Computer Science I), but still have […]

Computing Careers: What’s the “Real World” Like?

A discussion with recent grads about employment Godfather’s Pizza, back room, 6:15pm, November 18, 2004 Pizza and soft drinks will be served This event is for juniors and seniors interested in computing careers, whether they are majoring in computer science or in math. MCS majors who graduated over the last handful of years will come […]

Grokster case: predictions

I haven’t posted a commentary in so long, I’m going to do a bonus one in which I give myself two opportunities to be wrong in one commentary. Last week the recording industry, movie industry, and an assortment of songwriters and publishers asked the Supreme Court of the US to review the Grokster case. I’ll […]