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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
Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Ideal Approximation Theory Furuzan Ozbek, University of Kentucky
Math/CS Club
Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Planning Meeting T-shirts, award ceremony, and the future of the club.
PhD Oral Exam
Thu, Apr 24, 2014
Heegard Diagrams and Decomposing Dehn Twists in Terms of Lickorish Generators Darren Garbuz, Saint Louis University
Fri, May 02, 2014
Math & Computer Science Department Annual Award Ceremony Robert Pless, Washington University
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