Archive for Jillian Downey

MCS Dept. Seminar is back!

Join us on Wednesday (9/3) via Zoom for a presentation by Statistics and Political Science double-major, Ben Menke The title of Ben’s talk is “The Effects of Voter Turnout in U.S. Elections” and an abstract is given below. Link to seminar: https://hellogustavus.zoom.us/j/89822531351?pwd=cVQvQjZObHpjNGJLMkh4b0N4dnlDdz09 Abstract: When it comes to elections, does it matter how many people vote? […]

MCS Seminar on Lewis Carroll

Join us on Monday at 3:30 pm in Olin 321 for the MCS department seminar given by current GAC student, Rebecca Steffen.  The title of Rebecca’s talk is “The Mathematical Art of Lewis Carroll” and an abstract is given below.  As always, snacks will be served.  We look forward to seeing you there! Abstract:  While […]

NFL Statistician to give Seminar on 2/18

The MCS department is excited to welcome Dennis Lock as our first MCS seminar speaker of 2020.  Dennis is the Director of Football Research and Strategy for the Buffalo Bills.  His talk, “Sports Analytics:  An Insider’s Perspective” will be on Tuesday, February 18th in Olin 103 at 6:30 pm.  Refreshments will be served! Abstract for talk: […]

Seminar on 11/11 – “What is a continuum, and why can’t I draw one?”

Dr. Jeff Ford will be giving the MCS department seminar. The title of his talk is “What is a continuum, and why can’t I draw one?”  The talk will be in Olin 321 at 3:30 pm and refreshments (yum yum) will be at 3:15 pm.

MCS Seminar on Monday 9/30 at 3:30 pm

Dr. Adam Loy from Carleton College will be giving a seminar talk entitled, “Can’t a computer do that? Exploring automatic evaluation of statistical graphics.”  The talk will start at 3:30 pm in Olin 321 with refreshments beginning at 3:15 pm. The department looks forward to seeing you there!