Spring 2007

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

Tuesday,
Feb. 6,
4:00 p.m.

David Taylor,
University of Virginia

"Partitions:  A Glimpse into Correlation Functions"

 Wednesday,
Feb. 7,
4:00 p.m.
(Trexler 372)

Rebecca Wills,
North Carolina State University  
"The Mathematics of Google's PageRank" 
Tuesday,
Feb. 13,
4:00 p.m.
Valerie Hower,
University of Georgia  
"Constructing Objects out of Polytopes" 
 Tuesday,
Feb. 20,
7:00 p.m.
 Dr. Mark Grinshpon,
Roanoke College
 "A Sample of Math Biology: Modeling Gene Regulatory Networks (GRNs) as Finite Dynamical Systems (FDSs)"
Thursday,
Mar. 22,
7:00 p.m.  
Matt Troutman,
(RC '05) Clemson University Ph.D. student  
"Strange New Worlds:  What we can Learn from Recently Discovered Exoplanets"
 Friday,
Mar. 23,
3:30 p.m.
(Trexler 372)
Matt Troutman,
(RC '05) Clemson University Ph.D. student  
 "From Stardust to Planets"
Thursday,
Mar. 29,
6:30 p.m.  
Dr. Frank Munley,
Roanoke College  
"Challenges to Global Warming Science"  
Tuesday,
Apr. 10,
7:00 p.m.  
Dr. Patches Johnson,
Roanoke College  
"Show Me the Money: Jobs and Careers in Statistics and Math"  
Thursday,
Apr. 19,
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Laura Spielman,
Radford University (Roanoke Alum)
 
"Math Education and Social Justice: Using Math to Change the World"  
 

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