RandolphMacon College Math Seminar


Here are the talks scheduled for Fall 2013. Each talk is in COP 201 at 1:40, unless otherwise noted.  
Dec. 6 
Thermal Diffusivity Eddie Sartor, RMC math major 

Nov. 22 
Jump Shot Mathematics Dexter Dodson, RMC math major 

Nov. 15 
The Mathematics of Kaleidoscopes Joelle Gross, RMC math major 

Nov. 8 
Skunk Redux: Maximizing Your Payoff in a Game of Chance Monica Ruiz, RMC math major 

Oct. 25 
Did Caravaggio Use a Camera? Dr. Richard Hammack, VCU 

Oct. 18 
The Structure of "Sunshine" Dr. Eve Torrence, RandolphMacon College 

Oct. 11 
If You CAN Do, TEACH! James Street (RMC '11), Richmond City Public Schools 

Oct. 4 
The Gion Shrine Problem Dr. David Clark, RandolphMacon College 

Sept. 27 
A Glimpse at Bijective Combinatorics Andy Wills (RMC '09), Virginia Tech 

Sept. 20 
The Dilemma of Linear Algebra and Analysis Dr. Brian Sutton, RandolphMacon College 

Sept. 13 
Mathemagic With a Deck of Cards Dr. Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College 

Talks from Fall 2012 
Dec. 7 
Seeing Shapes in the Fourth Dimension ToniAnn Smith, RandolphMacon College. 1:40 pm. 

Before and After Joseph Fourier: The Impact of Fourier Series Jessica Sears, RandolphMacon College. 2:10 pm. 

Nov. 30 
Applications of Graph Theory: The Nurse Scheduling Problem Amanda Nelms, RandolphMacon College. 1:40 pm. 

FixedPoint Groups of Automorphisms of Z_p x Z_{p^3} Kingston Kang, RandolphMacon College. 2:10 pm. 

Nov. 16 
Stereographic Projection: Making a Map of Venus Hayley Williamson, RandolphMacon College. 1:40 pm. 

Take a Quantum Walk With Me Lisa Borum, RandolphMacon College. 2:10 pm. 

Nov. 9 
An (IllAdvised) 51st Way to Leave Your Lover Dr. Jennifer Galovich, Virginia Tech 

Nov. 2 
Rhyme and Reason: Mathematics of World Music Dr. Chiru Bhattacharya, RandolphMacon College 

Oct. 19 
What a Coincidence! Dr. Ron Wasserstein, American Statistical Association 

Oct. 11 
Four Tales of Impossibility Dr. Dave Richeson, Dickinson College. 1pm. 

Oct. 5 
Classical, Renaissance, and Modern Polyhedra Dr. Eve Torrence, RandolphMacon College 

Sept. 28 
Japanese Temple Geometry Dr. David Clark, RandolphMacon College 

Sept. 21 
Mathematical Fallaciousness Dr. Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College 

Sept. 14 
Typesetting Mathematics (Workshop) Dr. Bruce Torrence, RandolphMacon College 