Bi-State Math Colloquium
Spring 2015

Loras College and UW-Platteville

All talks begin at 4PM unless otherwise noted. To carpool to Platteville from Loras, meet outside Hennessy 210 by 3:15 on the afternoon of the talk.

If you would like to give a talk at Loras or have questions regarding the colloquium, contact Angela Kohlhaas. To see abstracts, click on the title of the talk. Titles and abstracts from previous semesters can be viewed here.

Schedule

Date Location Speaker Title
Thursday
January 29
UW-Platteville
Ottensman 124
Sheryl Wills
UWP
The Harmonic Series...and Less
Thursday
February 12
UW-Platteville
Ottensman 124
Chris Frayer
UWP
More Geometry of Cubic Polynomials
Friday
February 20
Loras College
Hennessy 250
Eddie Kim
UW-La Crosse
Linear Programming and the Efficiency
of the Simplex Algorithm for Transportation Polytopes
Thursday
February 26
UW-Platteville
Ottensman 124
Kevin Haertzen
UWP
Seven Equations to Build a Secure Retirement
Wednesday
March 4
Loras College
Hennessy 250
Jonas Meyer
Loras
The Sum of the Reciprocals of the Squares
Friday
March 20
Loras College
Hennessy 250
Zack Kenz
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Mathematical Modeling
Thursday
March 26
UW-Platteville
Ottensman 124
Ken Price
UW-Oshkosh
A Tale of Two Rings
Thursday
April 9
UW-Platteville
Ottensman 124
Nathan Warnberg
UW-La Crosse
Rumor Spreading and Positive Semidefinite Propagation Time
Wednesday
April 15
Loras College
Hennessy 250
TBA
Loras
Senior Presentation
Friday
April 17
Loras College
Hennessy 250
TBA
Loras
Senior Presentation
Thursday
April 23
UW-Platteville
Ottensman 124
Dave Boyles
UWP
Rationalizing an Irrational Parametrization
Friday
May 1
Loras College
Hennessy 250
Angela Kohlhaas
Loras
TBA
Wednesday
May 6
Loras College
Hennessy 250
Matt Rissler
Loras
TBA

Previous Semesters