Archive for October, 2019

LoFaro Receives Faculty Service Award

Congratulations to MCS department faculty member Dr. Tom LoFaro.  Dr. LoFaro is the recipient of the 2019 Faculty Service Award,  This award is the College’s highest recognition for distinguished service activities across campus.    Tom carries on the tradition of Service Award winners from the Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics department. Previous winners from the […]

MCS Seminar and Math Grad School Presentation on Monday 10/28

On Monday, 10/28, Professor Richard McGehee from the University of Minnesota will be giving a seminar talk entitled “Earth’s Heat Imbalance,” on math modeling for climate change. An abstract for the talk can be found at the end of this post. The talk will start at 3:30 pm in Olin 321 with refreshments beginning at […]

October Problems of the Month

Congratulations to September’s supremely successful solvers: Filip Belik, Luke Haddorff, Tom LoFaro, James Wittrig, and Katherine Williams. October’s Problem #1 is just a game of Xs and Os: Imagine that the following list of three 7-letter words is made from tiles with X on one side, and O on the other side:   OOOXXXX XXOXOOX […]