Archive for September, 2007

Graduate School Information Seminar

11:30-12:20 on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Olin Hall, Room 320 Our next seminar will be focused on presenting information on graduate school opportunities in math, computer science, and statistics. If you are considering graduate school, come and listen to the combined wisdom of departmental professors Carolyn Dobler, San Skulrattanakulchai, and Andrey Glubokov. As always, pizza […]

A Very Knotty Differential Equation

Prof. Tom LoFaro will present the first seminar talk of the year. 11:30-12:20 on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 Olin Hall, Room 320 Lunch will be served In 1996 Rob Ghrist and Phil Holmes published a remarkable paper entitled “An ODE Whose Solutions Contain All Knots and Links” where they provided sufficient conditions for an ordinary […]

The Internet on Stage

This summer, I had the pleasure of seeing a remarkable dramatization of the Internet, including both its technical and social dimensions, focusing on the difficult problem of cyber-bullying. While I can’t give my professional endorsement to every last detail of the show, I will say that I found it be both very enjoyable and very […]