Spring 2014

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.

Date | Location | Speaker | Title |
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Thursday January 30 |
UW-Platteville Ottensman 122 |
Miyeon Kwon UWP |
Matrix Operations in Google |

Thursday February 13 |
UW-Platteville Ottensman 122 |
Quinntinnius Maximus and Sabino |
Mathemagic!! |

Friday February 21 |
Loras College Hennessy 250 |
Steve Butler Iowa State University |
Hypercube Orientations, or What Color Is My Hat? |

Thursday February 27 |
UW-Platteville Ottensman 122 |
Rachel Becvarik UWP |
The Wonderful World of Wavelets |

Wednesday March 5 |
Loras College Hennessy 250 |
Jessica Williams University of Iowa |
Emmy Noether and the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic |

Friday March 21 |
Loras College Hennessy 250 |
Abra Brisbin UW-Eau Claire |
Math in Your Genes: Using Probability and Linear Algebra to Map the Ancestry of DNA |

Thursday March 27 |
UW-Platteville Ottensman 122 |
Chris Frayer UWP |
Where Not to Find the Critical Points of a Polynomial |

Wednesday April 2 |
Loras College Hennessy 250 |
Tim McGreal Loras |
The Calculus of Variations Applied to Path Minimization and Column Deflection |

Wednesday April 9 |
Loras College Hennessy 250 |
Hung Dao Loras |
49 and the Special Perfect Square |

Thursday April 10 |
UW-Platteville Ottensman 122 |
Holly Attenborough UWP |
The Ideal Result of Fermat's Taunt |

Thursday April 24 |
UW-Platteville Ottensman 122 |
Barb Barnet UWP |
Statistics for Chickens |

Friday May 9 |
Loras College Hennessy 250 |
Mark Krines University of Iowa |
Social Choice Theory |