Math-related talks and discussions especially for undergraduates. Events begin at 5 PM every other Thursday during the 2010-2011 academic year, and each will end with pizza and refreshments. Fall events will meet in Hayes-Healy 117. Everyone, from Fields medalists to math phobes, is welcome to attend.  

Tallman Sudoku Talk

September 16, 2010:

Sudoku: Questions, Variations and Research
Laura Taalman, James Madison University


September 30, 2010

The Fractal Geometry of the Mandelbrot Set
Robert L. Devaney, Boston University



October 14, 2010

Graduate school in the mathematical sciences: panel & discussion

Dorff with Bubble

November 4, 2010

Shortest paths, soap films, and the shape of the universe.
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University

Knot and Graph

November 18, 2010

Braids, Cables, and Cells: An Interesting Intersection of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Art

Joshua Holden, Rose-Hulman Institute


Traffic Sign

December 2, 2010

Mathematics careers: panel & discussion