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Seminars Week 2003-04-07

               MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT
		SEMINARS & COLLOQUIA

MONDAY:
1:30 pm Topology Seminar, 306 Snow
        D-spaces
        Bill Fleissner


TUESDAY:
2:30 pm Ellis B. Stouffer Colloquium, 306 Snow
        Log Canonical Thresholds & Birational Rigidity
        Lawrence Ein, University of Illinois at Chicago
        ***Refreshment will be served at 3:30 pm at 306 Snow***

3:30 pm Mathematics & Music, 306 Snow
        Musical & Mathematical Understanding: Conjoint or Disjoint Sets
        Scott Murphy, Department of Music & Dance
        Technically Proficient, but Musically Uninspired: The Role of Time
	in Making a Performance Musical
        Christopher Johnson, Department of Music & Dance


WEDNESDAY:
9:30 am Students + Workshops = Success + Fun, 306 Snow
        Workshop for fifth & sixth graders from East Heights Elementary School

1:30 pm Topology Seminar, 306 Snow
        D-spaces
        Bill Fleissner

2:30 pm Computational & Applied Math, 306 Snow
        Stability and Instability of Nonlinear Waves
        Milena Stanislavova


THURSDAY:
2:30 pm Algebra Seminar, 306 Snow

5:30 pm Mathematics & Movie Magic, 330 Strong
        Mathemoviemagic: Semi-Technical Presentation on the Works of Pixar
	Animation Studios
        Brian Rosen, Pixar Animation Studios


FRIDAY:
1:30 pm Masters Defense, 306 Snow
        Pricing Stock Options
        Belinda Pierson

4:00 pm Kansas Center for Advanced Scientific Computing 
        Distinguished Lecture, 120 Snow
        Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications to
	Questions in Geometry, Physics and Engineering
        Shing-Tung Yau, Harvard University
        ***Refreshments will be served in 406 Snow at 3:30 pm***

Events Calendar

Using Math

CTE course transformation grant helps Emily Witt, assistant professor of math, develop active learning with student groups in calculus.  Positive results using modules developed with Justin Lyle and Amanda Wilkens, math graduate students, were attained.  Read more

Math and COVID-19: Sources on how math is being used to track the virus and its spread.  AMS link.

A mathematician-musician's breakthrough melds East, West. Read more.

Researcher's innovative approach to flood mapping support emergency management and water officials. Read more.

Nicole Johnson found a way to express her baton twirling using math. See video.