Math for Everyone Series

Math-related talks and discussions especially for undergraduates. Events begin at 5 PM Thursday during the 2018-2019 academic year, and each will end with snacks and refreshments. Everyone, from Fields medalists to math phobes, is welcome to attend.
 

   

How to Bake Pi: Mathematics Made Tasty

Eugenia Cheng
Scientist In Residence, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

POSTER COMING SOON!

Thursday, November 15, 2018 
5:00pm in 141 DeBartolo Hall
*Pizza and drinks after talk.

 
 

 

 
 

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Probability, outside the textbook.

David Aldous
University of California - Berkeley

POSTER

Thursday, September 20, 2018 
5:00pm in 101 Jordan Hall of Science
*Pizza and drinks after talk.

 
 

 

 

 

 

   
 

M4e Durrett April18

 

Thursday, April 26, 2018 

Truth is stranger than fiction: A look at some improbabilities
Rick Durrett, Duke University

 
       
 

Digital Display M4e

 

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Envy-Free Division
David Galvin, University of Notre Dame

 
       
 

M4e Nov16

 

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Computational experiments on the genome
Jon Bloom, Broad Institute

 
       
 

M4e 2017 Sept15 Ver1

 

Friday, September 15, 2017 - SPECIAL DAY

Piecewise Isometric Maps
Richard Schwartz, Brown University

 
       
 

M4e Poster Winkler

 

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Probability Without Calculation
Peter Winkler, Dartmouth College

 
       
 

Math4everyone Putman2

 

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The Geometry of Tilings
Andrew Putman, University of Notre Dame

 
       
 

Math For Everyone Laura Pudwell

 

Thursday, November 17, 2016

What's In Your Wallet?
Lara Pudwell, Valparaiso University

 
       
 

Caine M4e Oct2016 Web

 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Connecting the Dots, Giving Shape to Big Data
Arlo Caine, University of Notre Dame

 
       
 

M4e Greg Warrington

 

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Juggling Probabilities
Greg Warrington, The University of Vermont

 
       
 

M4e Andrei Jorza 1

 

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The Prime Numbers and Statistics
Andrei Jorza, University of Notre Dame

 
       
 

Math For Everyone Web

 

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Using Mathematics to Create Symmetry Patterns
Joe Gallian, University of Minnesota - Duluth

 
       
 

M4e Banchoff Web

 

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Exploring the Fourth Dimension in Geometry, Literature, and Art
Thomas Banchoff, Brown University

 
       
 

M4emarchwebgraph

 

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Mathy Words in the Italian Renaissance:  
Niccoló Tartaglia's Poetic Solution to the Cubic Equation

Arielle Saiber, Bowdoin College

 
       
 

M4efebruarywebgraph

 

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Imaginary Numbers, Unsolvable Equations, and Newton's Method
Jeff Diller, University of Notre Dame

 
       
 

M4edecemberwebgraph

 

Thursday, December 3, 2014

What to do Mathematically over the Summer - A Panel Discussion

Panel Members:
Monica Gorman (UND)
Jacob Haley (UND)
Steven Tomasko (UND)
Nicholas Troetti (UND)
Morgan Twardowski (UND)
David Lenz (UND)

 
       
 

Chartierwebgraphic

 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Who's Number One?  From Ranking to Bracketology
Tim Chartier, Davidson College

 
       
 

Mathforeveryonejpeg

 

 

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Computer “proofs”:  Are they rigorous?
Joshua Cooper, University of South Carolina

 
       
 

M4e Assaf

 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Combinatorics and Card Tricks
Sami Assaf, University of Southern California

 
       
 

M4ecainepic

 

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Shape of Information
Arlo Caine, California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

 
       
 

M4eposter Cox2 27web

 

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Tangents to Four Unit Spheres:
An Introduction to Enumerative Algebraic Geometry

David Cox, Amherst University

 
       
 

Mathforeveryonejan

 

 

Thursday, January 23, 2014

What to do Mathematically over the Summer
A Panel Discussion

Moderator: Jeff Diller 

Panelists:
Matt Cole
Mitchell Faulk
Daniel Irvine
Michael MacGillivray
Whitney Radil

 
       
 

Traynorposter

 

 

Thursday, December 5, 2013

All Tied Up in Knots
Lisa Traynor, Bryn Mawr College

 
       
 

M4e Kasman Web

 

 

Thursday, November 7, 2013

A Glimpse of Soliton Theory
Alex Kasman, College of Charleston

 
       
 

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

How to use your Mathematics Degree after Notre Dame:
A Panel Discussion

In conjunction with the Notre Dame Career Center

Panelists:  
John Ahlgrim - Superintendent of Schools, Zion School District
Sarah Denman - Director, Custom Insights, dunnhumby
Jenna Donahue - Advisory Associate, PwC
Michael Jenista - Software Tester/Analyst, SAS Institute
Ryan Kiefer - Human Capital Senior Analyst, Deloitte
Craig Thompson - Towers Watson Consulting Actuary

MC:
Bernard Gray, University of Notre Dame

 
       
 

Fortnow Poster

 

 

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The P versus NP Question
Lance Fortnow, Georgia Institute of Technology

 

 
       
 

Artofmathposter

 

 

Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Art of Math
Anthony Baerlocher, Executive Director of Advanced Game Design
WMS Gaming

 
       
 

Shapeofadrum April 2013

 

Thursday, April 4, 2013

You Can't Hear the Shape of a Drum
Carolyn Gordon, Dartmouth College

 
       
 

Smorgasbord2 13

 

Thursday, February 21, 2013

A Mathematical Smorgasbord
Liviu Nicolaescu, University of Notre Dame

 
       
 

Reu1 13

 

Thursday, January 24, 2013

What to do Mathematically over the Summer - A Panel Discussion
Frank Connolly, University of Notre Dame
MurphyKate Montee, University of Notre Dame

 
       
 

Higginsposterweb

 

Thursday November 1, 2012

Demonic Graphs and Undergraduate Research
Aparna Higgins, University of Dayton

 
       
 

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Thursday October 4, 2012

Is graduate school for me? OK, so how do I apply? A Panel Discussion

Frank Connolly, University of Notre Dame
Alex Diaz, University of Notre Dame
Benjamin Fehrman, University of Chicago
Sonja Mapes, University of Notre Dame
Christina Jamroz, Purdue University

 

 
       
 

Saxeposter

 

 

Thursday September 13, 2012

A Mathematical Adventure through the Census, Reapportionment, and Redistricting
Karen Saxe, Macalester College

 
       
 

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Wednesday May 2, 2012

Much More Than Bean Counting - Why You Should Become a Statistician 
Roderick J.A. Little, Ph.D., University of Michigan

 
       
 

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Thursday April 26, 2012

An Invitation to Analytic Combinatorics
Mark Ward, Purdue University

 
       
 

Serenevy Poster

Thursday March 8, 2012
 
Discovering Origami Theorems
Amanda Serenevy, Riverbend Community Math Center

 
       
 

Hahn Poster Final

 

Thursday February 9, 2012

Mathematics and the Sydney Opera House
Alex Hahn, University of Notre Dame

 
       
   

December 1, 2011

REU Panel Discussion
Dan Corey, Sean Meehan, Do Trong Thanh, and Nick Seewald
University of Notre Dame 

 
       
 

Nyhart Pic

 

November 17, 2011

How do you prove mathematically that you do not discriminate?
Tayt Odom and Thomas Totten, Nyhart, Indianapolis

 
       
   

Richeson Poster Pic

 

November 10, 2011

Four Tales of Impossibility
David Richeson, Dickinson College

 
   

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September 15, 2011

Coverage in Sensor Networks from an Elementary Viewpoint
Marian Anton, Ripon College

 
       
 

Caine2

 

April 28, 2011 

Mathematics and Astronomy: Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion
Arlo Caine, University of Notre Dame

 
       
 

Su2

 

April 14, 2011

Voting in Agreeable Societies
Francis Su, Harvey Mudd College
 

 
       
 

Swanson2

 

March 10, 2011

Probability in Lookup and Scream
Christopher Swanson, Ashland University

 
       
 

Huber2

 

February 10, 2011

Modeling and Predicting Rare Events in Baseball
Michael Huber, Muhlenberg College

 
       
 

Reu2

 

January 20, 2011

Summer Math REU Discussion

 
       
 

Traffic Sign

 

December 2, 2010

Mathematics careers: panel & discussion

 
       
 

Knot and Graph

 

November 18, 2010

Braids, Cables, and Cells: An Interesting Intersection of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Art
Joshua Holden, Rose-Hulman Institute

 
       
 

Dorff with Bubble

 

November 4, 2010

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

 
       
 

Chalkboard

 

October 14, 2010

Graduate school in the mathematical sciences: panel & discussion

 
       
   

Mandelbulb

 

 

September 30, 2010

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

 
       
   

Tallman Sudoku Talk

 

September 16, 2010

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

 
       

 

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