Archive for 2021

MCS Department Seminar 4/21 – Danté Tawfeeq

This Wednesday, April 21st, at 2:30pm, we are excited to welcome Danté A. Tawfeeq from John Jay College of Criminal Justice to give a virtual seminar talk titled “The Footprint of Innumeracy and Mathematics Illiteracy in Public School Education” (abstract included below). For the Zoom link, email Melissa Lynn at The Footprint of Innumeracy […]

“A Sense of Wonder and Beauty” – Seminar on 4/7 at 3:30pm

On Wednesday, 4/7, at 3:30 pm, our supreme chair-being, Dr. Mike Hvidsten, will be giving the MCS Department Seminar talk. Please join us to hear some of Mike’s words of wisdom! Zoom Link: Click Here Seminar Title: A Sense of Wonder and Beauty Seminar Abstract: A good summary of my life would be the title […]

MCS Faculty Book Published

  Tom LoFaro and Jeff Ford have completed their textbook Discovering Dynamical Systems Through Experiment and Inquiry.  The book is published by CRC Press and is available through most on-line booksellers. The book provides an introduction to discrete dynamical systems using Inquiry-based Learning or IBL for short.  As the title of the book suggests, students are led […]

MCS Department Seminar 3/10 – Ami Radunskaya

On Wednesday, March 10th, at 2:30pm, we are excited to welcome Dr. Ami Radunskaya from Pomona College to give a virtual seminar talk about how her love of music has influenced her work in mathematics. The title and abstract are included below, and the Zoom information can be obtained by emailing We are extra […]

MCS Department Seminar 2/10 – Pamela Harris

On Wednesday, February 10th, at 1:30pm, we are excited to welcome Dr. Pamela Harris from Williams College to give a virtual seminar talk about the mathematics of juggling! We are extra excited to welcome Dr. Harris, as she is one of the mathematicians featured in the book “Power of Numbers” by Talithia Williams, which is […]