Bi-State Math Colloquium
Spring 2014

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 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

Previous Semesters