Roanoke College


Fall 2011

All sessions will be in Massengill unless otherwise noted.
Date & Time Speaker Title

Tuesday,
Sept. 27,
7:00 p.m.

Dr. Hannah Robbins,
Roanoke College, Mathematics  
Crazy Dice: Renumbering Dice So We Can Still Play Monopoly  

 Wednesday,
Oct. 5,
6:30 p.m.

Mr. Brennan Kraje,
Roanoke College, Physics
Health Physics: Monitoring Nuclear Radiation and Assessing Health Risks

Thursday,
Nov. 10
6:00 p.m.
Dr. Keir Lockridge,
Wake Forest University
The Euler Characteristic

Tuesday,
Nov. 15,
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Roland Minton,
Roanoke College, Mathematics
Born Mathematicians - The Magic of Learning Mathematics  
Wednesday,
Nov. 30,
6:30 p.m.
Mr. Brennan Kraje,
Roanoke College, Physics
A Slice of Physics History: Why Aristotle Never Discovered F = ma
Thursday,
Dec. 1,
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Ben Hester,
National Security Agency
Everything You Wanted to Know about Mathematics at the NSA but Were Afraid to Ask
Tuesday,
Dec. 6,
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Jeffrey Spielman,
Roanoke College, Mathematics
The Statistics of the New Hampshire Primary