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Bryn Mawr College
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Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

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Colloquium Schedule

Spring 2015

Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College run a weekly joint colloquium that alternates in location between the Bryn Mawr and Haverford mathematics departments.  All are welcome to attend!  Talks are usually on Monday afternoons from 4:00-5:00.  A tea precedes the talk at 3:30 pm: in PSB 355 Math Major Lounge (Bryn Mawr) / KINSC H208 (Haverford).

Talks:   4:00 PM in PSB 338 (Bryn Mawr) / KINSC H109 (Haverford)

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Directions to Haverford College

Past colloquium awesomeness: Fall 2012 Spring 2013 • Fall 2013 • Spring 2014 Fall 2014  Full archive

Date

Speaker

Title of Talk

Location

Monday

Feb 2

Lili Dworkin
University of Pennsylvania
"Multi-Armed Bandits: How to Win in Vegas"

Haverford

*Monday

Feb 9

Vin de Silva

Pomona College

"Topological Persistence via Category Theory"

Bryn Mawr

Monday

Feb 16

Ronald Perline

Drexel University

"Mirrors, Thin Films, and Related Geometry" Haverford

Monday

Feb 23

Benjamin J. Galluzzo

Shippensburg University

"If Math (Modeling) is the Answer, What's the Question?" Bryn Mawr

Monday

Mar 2

Megan Owen

CUNY

"Statistics in Tree Space"

Haverford

Simons Senior Thesis Colloquium

Monday

Mar 9

NO COLLOQUIUM SPRING BREAK  

Monday

Mar 16

NO COLLOQUIUM    

Monday

Mar 23

Maksym Radziwill

Rutgers University

"Around the Moebius Function" Bryn Mawr

Monday

Mar 30

Sergey Fomin

University of Michigan

"Computing without Subtracting (and/or Dividing)" Haverford

Monday

Apr 6

Nicholas J. Horton

Amherst College

"Adjusting for Non-response in the BLS Occupational Employment Statistics Survey" Haverford

Monday

Apr 13

Ivars Peterson

Math Awareness Month Keynote Speaker

"Pancake Sorting, Prefix Reversals, and DNA Rearrangements" Bryn Mawr

**Wednesday

Apr 15

Catherine Searle

Wichita State University

"Curvature, Symmetries and Topology" Bryn Mawr

Monday

Apr 20

Jordan Ellenberg

University of Wisconsin

"Uncertainty and Contradiction"

Swarthmore

Sci Ctr 199

4:30 p.m.

**Tuesday

Apr 21

 

Jordan Ellenberg

University of Wisconsin

"Spinning a Needle in a Finite Field"

Swarthmore

Sci Ctr 199

4:30 p.m.

Monday

Apr 27

Sue Khim

brilliant.org

Math Awareness Month colloquium at Haverford

brilliant.org, problem solving, educational diversity, social networking, enterpreneurship, and enacting social global change Haverford

*Joint Talk with Computer Science

For more information, please contact Djordje Milićević (Bryn Mawr) or Elizabeth Milićević (Haverford).