Spring 2003 Math Coffee Schedule
(click on an image at the left to view the Math Coffee announcement)


January 23
CANCELLED

Adam Dickey & Elizabeth Perez, Wake Forest University
A Liberal Arts Approach to Mathematical Modeling


January 30
45 p.m.

Come hear one of the candidates for our mathematics faculty position talk on
A Problem from the Game SET^{(TM)}


February 3
45 p.m.

Come hear one of the candidates for our mathematics faculty position.
Improving on your Mistakes: solving linear equations iteratively


February 5
45 p.m.

Come hear one of the candidates for our mathematics faculty position.
Polynomials and Primes


February 20
89 p.m.
Chambers 125

Joe Rusinko, DC'01, University of Georgia
Want to Earn a Million Dollars?


March 20
45 p.m.
Chambers 125

Rob McLean, DC'03
Paths that Turn at a Constant Rate: Special Curves in the Hyperbolic Plane


March 26
78 p.m.
Chambers 125

Parul Karnik, DC'04, & Gregg Wallace, DC'05,
Brainwash: Automated Treatment Planning for Sterotactic Radiosurgery
Josh Layfield, DC'05, Alex Sibley, DC'04, & Katie Winter, DC'05
The Dumbo Jump: Cost Effective Protection for a Motorcycle Stuntman


April 3
45 p.m.
Chambers 337

April is Mathematics Awareness Month.
Professors Rich Neidinger and Donna Molinek lead us in an
exploration with this year's theme,
Mathematics and Art


April 10
89 p.m.
Chambers 125

John Harris, Furman University
Radio Colorings of Graphs


April 17
45 p.m.
Chambers 125

Ashley Alderman, DC'03, & Cindy Moore, DC'03,
Twizlers, Donuts, and Sunday Night TV


May 1
45 p.m.
Chambers 125

MAT 118 Poster Session:
Exploring Mathematical Ideas

Fall 2002 Math Coffee Schedule


August 29
45:30 p.m.

Andy Schultz, DC'02
Oragami Workshop


September 5
45 p.m.

Dr. Helen Moore, Stanford University and the AIM Research Conference Center
Using Mathematics to Improve Medical Treatments


September 12
4:305:30 p.m.
Dana 146

Simon Tavaré, the University of Southern California
Primates and Dinosaurs, Statistical Inference from the Fossil Record
Refreshments at 4 p.m.
Jointly sponsored by the Biology and Mathematics Departments.


September 19
78 p.m.
Chambers 125

Rob McClean, DC'03
Crayola, Epidemiology, and Retarded Equations


September 26
at
Furman University

Field trip to hear
Furman University Clanton Lecturer
Prof. Frank Morgan of Williams College talk on The Proof of the Double Bubble Conjecture
and The Soap Bubble Geometry Contest
at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., respectively, on Thursday, September 26,
on the campus of Furman University.


September 30
8 p.m.
Smith 900 Room

2002 Bernard Lecturer,
Professor Underwood Dudley,
DePauw University.
Why Teach Mathematics?


October 3
78 p.m.
Sprinkle Room

Maryann Loman, DC'01, Koren Cranford, DC'91, & Eric Hill of William M. Mercer
Careers in Actuarial Science


October 10
78 p.m.
Chambers 125

Professor Emeritus J.B. Stroud
Barnaby and the Purple Heptagon


October 17
45 p.m.
Chambers 337

Professor Rich Neidinger
DPGraph3D Graphing Software


October 24
45 p.m.
Sprinkle Room

Sarah J Greenwald*, Appalachian State University, and
Andrew Nestler, Santa Monica College
The Simpsons Rule: Mathematical Morsels from "The Simpsons"
The Sprinkle Room is located on the fourth floor of the Alvarez College Union.


October 30
11 a.m.2 p.m.
Union Atrium

There's no Math Coffee this week, but visit our table at the
Majors, Minors, and Concentrations Fair
Organized by your Davidson College Career's Office.


November 7
45 p.m.
Chambers 125

Professor Donna Molinek
The nnumber Ducci game
(or how to have fun at a math talk you don't understand)


November 14
45 p.m.
Chambers 125

John Baxley, Wake Forest University
What's the Value of the Mean Value Theorem?


November 21
45 p.m.
Chambers 125

Adam Abele, DC'03, Brian Akin, DC'04,
Danielle Choi, DC'04, Parul Karnik, DC'04, David Moskowitz, DC'03
The Magical World of Microarray Data Analysis
