Roanoke College

MCSP Conversation Series Talks

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Fall 2012

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

Wednesday,
Sep. 26,
7:00 p.m.

Dr. Richard Grant and Dr. Shannon Anderson,
Roanoke College
Education, Science, and Technology in Developing Countries
Tuesday,
Oct 2,
7:00 p.m.
Mrs. Jan Minton,
Roanoke College
A Mathematical Infomercial: The Roanoke Valley Reef
Monday,
Oct 8,
7:30 p.m.
Dr. Patrick Bahls,
University of North Carolina, Asheville
Math and Poetry: Oulipo and other Explorations
Thursday,
Oct. 11,
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Brian Gentry,
Roanoke College
Squishy Matter: Life at a Few kT
Monday,
Oct. 22,
7:00 p.m.
Dr. David Bradley,
Specialist in Labor Economics
Congressional Research Service
Lies, Damned Lies, and Federal Pay Studies
Wednesday,
Nov. 7,
7:00 p.m.
Mr. David Parrish,
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Water Quality Monitoring, Analysis, and Assessment in the Chesapeake Bay
Thursday,
Nov. 15,
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Jeff Spielman,
Roanoke College
Fuzzy Math
Thursday,
Dec. 6,
7:00 p.m.
MCSP Faculty,
Roanoke College
What Are Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics?