Roanoke College


Spring 2008

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

Wednesday,
Feb. 6,
5:45 p.m.

Dr. Jeffrey Spielman "The Statistics of the New Hampshire Primary"

Wednesday,
Feb. 27,
5:45 p.m.  

Dr. Adrienne Bloss "The Future of Computing"
Tuesday,
Mar. 11,
7:00 p.m.
A Panel of Faculty and Community Members "Alternate Careers in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, and Statistics"  
Tuesday,
Mar. 18,
7:00 p.m.  
Dr. David Taylor "Monty Hall's Sudoku Puzzles"
Monday,
Mar. 31,
5:45 p.m.  
Prof. Jan Minton "Math Awareness Month: Math and Voting"
Wednesday,
Apr. 16
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Richard Grant   "Corrosion: The State of America's Buildings, Bridges, and Tunnels"
Thursday,
Apr. 17
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Sean Brittain, Astrophysics,
Clemson University
"Planets: What Are They, Where Are They and How Do They Form?"
The story of Pluto's demotion to less-than-a-planet.