Spring 2013

Unless otherwise noted on the schedule....
From 3-4 pm every Monday join the math department for fun activities, math talks and socializing!

Date Activity Speaker Location
Jan 14 No Math Monday N/A N/A
Jan 21 Donald in Mathmagicland N/A RBH 311
Jan 28 Celtic Knots Lila Greco RBH 311
Feb 4 NO Math Monday    
Feb 12
Math/Philosophy Talk: Abstract Explanations in Science and Mathematics
Chris Pincock, OSU TOM 101
Feb 19
Talk: Analysis of cell movements
Huseyin Coskun, OSU RBH 311 from 3:10-4:00
Feb 25
Talk: Math Outside of Kenyon: How companies use math and need more qualified applicants.
Laura Snoddy (K'11) RBH 311
Mar 4 Spring Break - No Meeting    
Mar 11 Spring Break - No Meeting    
Mar 18 Talk: Mathematics of RNA folding. Andy Lorenz, Denison University RBH 311
Mar 25
Talk: Mathematics as Metaphor
Bill Birchenough (K'92) RBH 311
March 29
Talk: Tangled up in Red, Green and Blue---An introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Knots Ron Taylor, Berry College RBH 311 3:10-4:00
Apr 1 Extra Delicious Math Monday: HexaflexaMexican Food For a preview of the deliciousness: see Vi Hart's YouTube video TBA
Apr 8
Talk: Mathematics and Statistics after Kenyon
Ryo Tashiro (K'09)---Financial Analyst: Bloomberg; NYC RBH 311
Apr 15
Talk: What is Acturial Science?
Prof. Eric Ban; The Ohio State University. RBH 311
Apr 22
Pi Mu Epsilon Initiation and Honors Ceremony,
followed by a celebratory tea.

Invited Address: Sequential Designs for Non-Stationary Problems.
Marian Frazier, the once and future Kenyonite RBH 109
Apr 29 Musical Math Monday Bob Milnikel, organizer TBA


Other activities and events of interest:

Wednesday, Mar. 20 (7:30pm): Performance by Arthur Benjamin at Wittenberg University.

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


Department of Mathematics
Kenyon College
Gambier, Ohio 43022