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September 22, Smith College http://www.math.smith.edu/~jhenle/wimin12/ This is an annual conference focussing on and celebrating the participation of women in mathematics. All the mathematics is at the undergraduate level. We especially invite: • Undergraduates – This is an opportunity to see mathematics outside the normal curriculum. • Undergraduates – and talk to grad students and faculty […]

The Upward Teaching student forum offers Wesleyan students the chance to try their hand at teaching local high school students.The goal of this forum is to create an academic link between the Wesleyan student body and the students of Middletown. By partnering with Upward Bound Math & Science, students will develop a curriculum and teach […]

There will be free pizza in the Woodhead Lounge at noon on Tuesday 4/17/12 as The Primes present the animated movie “Flatland”. It’s free and all you need to do to join the club is show up!

Listen in for our own Beth Malmskog as she joins WESU’s show Somewhat Science on Friday, February 17, Friday, February 24, in a puzzle portion called “Math Mostly.” The first puzzle will air on WESU 88.1 FM tomorrow (Friday) between 2:30 and 3:00 in the afternoon.  You can also listen to the show live  at wesufm.org. […]

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 12:00 P. M. Exley Science Center – Room 139 Sarah Mullens Hampshire Undergraduate     Polarized Partition Properties on  Abstract: Budding from a paper written by Frank Ramsey in 1930, the field of infinitary combinatorics has become one of the most thought about areas in set theory. Of particular interest are […]

Hack & Tell

On Thursday, April 14 at noon in the Woodhead Lounge, the Math and Computer Science department will be hosting Hack & Tell: A series of presentations by Computer Science Majors on projects they are working on outside of the classroom! Evan Carmi, ’13 Micah Wylde, ’12 Carlo Francisco, ’11 Julian Applebaum, ’13 Sam DeFabbia-Kane, ’11 […]

Please join us this Friday, April 15, at noon in Exley 139 for a special Undergraduate Math Club talk featuring Reed Sarney, ’12. Constructible Numbers: An Introduction to Alegebraic Structures Abstract:   Greek geometers puzzled over the figures which they could construct using only a traditional compass and straightedge, but they puzzled even harder over the […]

The Remote Data Analysis and Visualization (RDAV) Center seeks motivated undergraduate students who are eager to tackle challenges in science and engineering by using high performance  computing. If you are interested in working with computational models to address problems ranging from harnessing the destructive forces of hurricanes to answering fundamental questions in biology and ecology, […]

Central Connecticut State University is hosting an undergraduate mathematics contest this Saturday.  They have held this contest for the past few years, and some of our students have done very well.  If anyone is interested in going this year, let me know (dpollack@wesleyan.edu) and I’ll try to arrange a carpool.  The trip is only about […]

Undergraduate Mathematics Colloquium Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 12 pm Exley Science Center – Room 139 Charles Puelz Wesleyan Undergraduate Oil Drilling and Mathematics Abstract: Have you ever wondered how the gas in your car gets to the pump?  First, it has to be found in nature, and to do this the oil industry employs an […]

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