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Faculty from the department are interested in visiting undergraduate programs to speak on a variety of fascinating topics while sharing information about our graduate programs in mathematics. If you are interested in having one of our faculty visit your institution, please feel free to contact the desired speaker by email. Visit the speaker list below for abstracts and speaker information.

Undergraduate talks offered by the faculty

Visit the complete Speaker List for abstracts and speaker contact information.
  • Mathematics in ancient Egypt
  • Geometry and Art
  • Folding
  • How to win your football pool
  • Drilling square holes
  • The nonholonomy of the rolling sphere
  • How good bowlers stay off the straight and narrow
  • The hat problem
  • Can you tell if a knot is knotted or not?
  • Strategies for sports betting pools
  • Mathematical fallacies
  • What is the shape of the universe?
  • Ham sandwiches and hairy coconuts - an algebraic topologist's feast
  • Math, college students, and opera
  • Mathematical ways and congressional means
  • Mathematical inequalities, social inequities, and science education
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Upcoming Events
Geometry/ Topology Seminar
Tue, Oct 06, 2015
Null Distance on a Spacetime, II by Dr. Carlos Vega of Saint Louis U
Geometry/ Topology Seminar
Tue, Oct 13, 2015
Asphericity Results for Labeled Oriented Tree Complexes by Dr. Anthony Bedenikovic of Bradley U
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