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Tue Jul 8, 2014

Differential Geometry Seminar: Maura Mast - University of Massachusetts, Boston

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
108A Riley Hall

Title: The Geometry of two-step nilmanifolds I

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Differential Geometry Seminar: Maura Mast - University of Massachusetts, Boston

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
108A Riley Hall

Title: The Geometry of two-step nilmanifolds II…

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Geometry Seminar: Thomas Banchoff - Brown University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
108A Riley Hall

Title:  Icosahedra with congruent faces

Abstract:  Given twenty congruent triangles, when can we construct a convex polyhedron with five triangles at each vertex?  What will it look like?…

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Special Topics Seminar: Ellen Ryan - McMaster University

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
108A Riley Hall

Title: Aging with spirit:  Resilience, meaning and social participation…

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Differential Geometry Seminar: Maura Mast - University of Massachusetts, Boston

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
108A Riley Hall

Title: The Geometry of two-step nilmanifolds III

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Special Topics Seminar: Michael Ackerman - Bellarmine University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
108A Riley Hall

Title:  Some Results on Facility Location Problems

Abstract:  We'll examine a variety of ways to determine the middle and antimiddle of a tree.…

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Differential Geometry Seminar: Thomas Cecil - College of the Holy Cross

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title: Isoparametric hypersurfaces in spheres I

Abstract: This series of lectures will be a survey of the theory of hypersurfaces with constant principal curvatures in the n-sphere.  Brief discussion of examples with 2 and 3 principal curvatures.  Detailed treatment of the Ferus-Karcher-Munzner examples which have four principal curvatures.…

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Differential Geometry Seminar: Thomas Cecil - College of the Holy Cross

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title: Isoparametric hypersurfaces in spheres I…

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Foliations Seminar: Lawrence Conlon - Washington University

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title:  C<sup>1 smoothability of finite depth foliations…

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Clavius Symposium on Science and Religion

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
117 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title:  Clavius Symposium on Science and Religion

(see http://home.cogeco.ca/~clavius/)…

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Clavius Symposium on Science and Religion

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title:  Clavius Symposium on Science and Religion

(see http://home.cogeco.ca/~clavius/)…

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Differential Geometry Seminar: Thomas Cecil - College of the Holy Cross

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title: Isoparametric hypersurfaces in spheres IIl…

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Special Topics Seminar: James Heitsch - University of Illinois at Chicago

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title: Revisiting Getzler's proof of the Atiyah-Singer Index Theorem…

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Foliations Seminar: Paul Schweitzer SJ - Pontifical Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title:  Existence of Reeb components in codimension one foliations…

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Differential Geometry Seminar: Thomas Cecil - College of the Holy Cross

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title:          Isoparametric hypersurfaces in spheres IV

Abstract:   Continuation of series of lectures on the theory of hypersurfaces with constant principal curvatures in the n-sphere. Emphasis on the Ferus-Karcher-Munzner examples which have four principal curvatures.…

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Special Topics Seminar: Carlos E. Vasco (Universidad Distrital, Bogota-Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title: A model-theoretic Philosophy of Mathematics I. The Philosophy.

Abstract: A series of two+ lectures on a general theory of processes and systems, representations and interpretations, models and theories which attempts to capture some models of doing Philosophy, Science, and Mathematics. In the first lecture, the emphasis is on  the minimal Philosophy and the minimal Semiotics needed to develop a generaltheory of models and theories.…

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Special Topics Seminar: Carlos E. Vasco (Universidad Distrital, Bogota-Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia)

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title: A model-theoretic Philosophy of Mathematics II. The Mathematics.…

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Differential Geometry Seminar: Thomas Cecil - College of the Holy Cross

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title:          Isoparametric hypersurfaces in spheres V…

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Special Topics Seminar: Larry Taylor, Mathematics Department, University of Notre Dame

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title:  Exotic R4's…

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Differential Geometry Seminar: Thomas Cecil - College of the Holy Cross

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
127 Hayes-Healy Hall

Title:          Isoparametric hypersurfaces in spheres VI…

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