Fall 2014

From 3-4 pm every Monday (unless otherwise noted!) join the math and statistics department for fun activities, math talks and socializing!

Date Activity Speaker Location
Sept 1 Math Hike! N/A Brown Family Environmental Center
Sept 8 Sources of Flow as Sources of Symmetry: Visualizing Divergence Prof. Judy Holdener
and Prof. Marie Snipes
RBH 109
Sept 15 Painting the Math Chair Prof. Brian Jones Science Quad
Sept 22 Fall Fractals! Prof. Elin Farnell
and Prof. Drew Kerkhoff
Sept 29 An Introduction to the Poincare Inequality Marcos Lopez
(University of Cincinnati)
RBH 109
Oct 6 Birthday Party! N/A 202 E. Wiggin St.
Oct 13 Student summer research talks Robin Belton and Zach Weiner RBH 109
Oct 20 The Mathematics of Balloon Art! Prof. Judy Holdener RBH 109
Oct 27 Student summer research talks Nick Connolly and Lila Greco RBH 109
Nov 3 Spider Graphs Zoey Guo
(Northwestern University)
RBH 109
Nov 10 Robots in Space, Ill-gotten Norwegian Stamps, and an Austrian Castle: the Benefits of Solving Polynomial Equations Prof. Dan Bates
(Colorado State University)
RBH 109
Nov 17 An Introduction to Prime Ends Dewey Estep
(University of Cincinnati)
RBH 109
Nov 24

No meeting -- Thanksgiving Break

Dec 1 Faculty Summer Research Presentations Profs. Aydin, Farnell, Jones and Curran RBH 109
Dec 8 Cookie Decorating TBA TBA

Other activities and events of interest:

Tuesday September 30 (RBH 311): LaTeX Seminar for the Senior Exercise

Saturday, December 6 (10am-1pm and 3pm-6pm): Putnam Exam


Last semester's Math Monday schedule can be found here.


Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Kenyon College
Gambier, Ohio 43022