Spring 2015

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 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 350 |
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 350 |
Anthony Flattery Loras |
Streaks in Baseball |

Friday April 17 |
Loras College Hennessy 250 |
Tricia McCarthy Loras |
Mathematics of the Game of SET |

Thursday April 23 |
UW-Platteville Ottensman 124 |
Dave Boyles UWP |
Rationalizing an Irrational Parametrization |

Wednesday May 13 |
Loras College Hennessy 350 |
Jacob Heidenreich Loras |
What We Can Learn About Things by Pouring Syrup on Them |