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Student Seminars for 2011

TITLE: Is 3828001 prime? Primality testing: a key ingredient for encryption
Kathryn Lesh, Union College
November 7, 2011, 5 pm, Bailey Hall 207

The Isoperimetric Inequality
Christina Tonnesen-Friedman, Union College
November 1, 2011, 4:45 pm, Bailey Hall 207

The Theory of Relations
Kimmo Rosenthal, Union College
October 24, 2011, 5 pm, Bailey Hall 207

The Two Envelope Problem
Chris Hardin, Union College
October 17, 2011, 5 pm, Bailey Hall 207

Fibonacci Relationships Geometrically
Vincent Ferlini, Keene State College
October 11, 2011, 4:45 pm, Bailey Hall 207

Which is Larger $e^\pi$ or $\pi^e$?
Susan Niefield, Union College
October 4, 2011, 4:45 pm, Bailey Hall 207

MOVIE DAY
N IS A NUMBER, A PORTRAIT OF PAUL ERDÍS,
September 26, 2011, 5:00 pm, Bailey Hall 207

Interlude : Newton method, complex numbers and dynamics
Julien Keller, Centre de Mathmatiques et Informatique, Universit de Provence, FRANCE
September 19, 2011, 5:00 pm, Bailey Hall 207

Einstein, Extremal, and Quasi-Einstein metrics on Spheres, Teardrops, and Footballs
Christina Tonnesen-Friedman, Union College
May 30, 2011, 4:30 pm, Bailey Hall 207

The path from Euclid's geometry to differential geometry
Hal Sadofsky, University of Oregon
May 23, 2011, 4:30 pm, Bailey 207

Influence of Elliptical Arcs on Half-Pipe Performances
Peter Bonventre, Steven Neier, Erik Skorina, 2011 Union College Mathematical Contest in Modeling team
May 16, 2011, 4:30 pm, Bailey Hall 207

Using Group Theory to Solve Chemical Problems
Janet Anderson, Union College
May 9, 2011, 4:30 pm, Bailey Hall 207

Constructions With Straightedge and Compass: Doubling the Cube
Karl Zimmermann, Union College
April 26, 2011, 4:30 pm, Bailey Hall 100

Mathematics and the History of Mathematics in Western and Non-Western Traditions
Kim Plofker, Union College
April 18, 2011, 4:30 pm, Bailey Hall 207

The Mathematics of Stellar Wind Bubbles
Francis Wilkin, Union College, Department of Physics and Astronomy
April 11, 2011, 4:30 pm, Bailey Hall 207

Catalan Numbers Everywhere
Sam Hsiao, Bard College
January 17, 2011, 5:00 pm, Bailey Hall 207

A Proof that π Is Irrational
Paul Friedman, Union College
January 10, 2011, 4:30 pm, Bailey Hall 207


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