Posted in Uncategorized on Sep. 9, 2013 by ccanalia

Smith College’s annual student mathematics conference: September 21, 2013 featuring Trachette Jackson, University of Michigan Susan Loepp, Williams College plus numerous talks by undergraduates and graduate students, all at a level to be enjoyed by undergraduates. Everything is free, including lunch. A schedule with increasing detail is posted at http://www.math.smith.edu/~jhenle/wimin13/ You can […]

Posted in Uncategorized on Sep. 6, 2013 by ccanalia

We want to draw your attention to a special opportunity for Wesleyan students interested in Math Education. Wesleyan’s Green Street Arts Center/PIMMS (Project to Increase Mastery of Math and Science) is co-sponsoring a two-day workshop on the new Common Core Standards for Math education. Six spots at the workshop have been specifically reserved for Wesleyan […]

Posted in Uncategorized on Sep. 4, 2013 by ccanalia

Undergrad Math Club Meeting: Thursday, September 26 at noon in the Woodhead Lounge. From Platonic solids in a geometry to graphs of surfaces in Calc 3 to knots and Klein bottles in topology, being able to visualize the sometimes complicated geometric objects which appear throughout mathematics is key to understanding and working with them. […]

Posted in Uncategorized on Aug. 28, 2013 by kcollins

The next Discrete Mathematics Day of the Northeast will be held at Wesleyan on Saturday, October 5, 2013. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the first talk at 10:00 a.m. There will be five speakers: Laura Anderson, Binghamton University; Andrew Beveridge, Macalester College; Dan Cranston, Virginia Commonwealth University; Amanda Redlich, Bowdoin College; and Julianna […]

Posted in Uncategorized on Mar. 14, 2013 by ccanalia

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wesleyan University will host a conference, on model-theoretic algebra, in honor of the retirement of Carol Wood, the Edward Burr Van Vleck Professor of Mathematics. Starting the afternoon of Friday, May 31 and continuing through Saturday, June 1, the conference will feature lectures by John Baldwin, Zoe […]

Students may be interested in the following Math Club talk, tomorrow at noon. Dan Cranston, Virginia Commonwealth University Bertrand’s Postulate states: For every positive integer , there is some prime number with . This result was conjectured in 1845 by Joseph Bertrand, who verified it for al less than 3 million, and it was proved […]

Posted in Uncategorized on Dec. 5, 2012 by ccanalia

*Undergraduate students: $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses* *Areas of research: *Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological/life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences *Graduate students: $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses* *Areas of research:* Nuclear engineering, physics, mathematics, statistics, computer sciences, systems engineering, electrical engineering, and material science *10-week […]

Posted in Uncategorized on Nov. 29, 2012 by kcollins

The annual undergraduate William Lowell Putnam Exam will be held this Saturday, December 1st in 618 Exley. The problems are challenging! There are two sessions: the morning session 10-1 and the afternooon session 3-6. If you are interested in attending, please contact Karen Collins (kcollins@wesleyan.edu).

Posted in Uncategorized on Sep. 7, 2012 by kcollins

The annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Exam will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Everyone is welcome to participate in the exam, or to attend one of the problem solving practice sessions (Math 211) that will meet 7:10-8:30 p.m. on 9/13, 9/27, 10/4, 10/25, 11/8, 11/15 and 11/29. If you are interested, contact Prof. Karen […]

Posted in Uncategorized on Sep. 4, 2012 by ccanalia

If you are interested in teaching, join the Upward Student Teaching Forum! The first meeting is Wednesday, September 5th at noon in the Woodhead Lounge. All are welcome! Please feel free to contact Leah Temes at ltemes@wesleyan.edu with any questions!