Roanoke College


Spring 2011

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

Tuesday,
Jan. 25,
5:00 p.m.

Dr. Hannah Robbins,
Wake Forest University
Coping with Zero Divisors, or, How Big Is Your Assassinator?

Thursday,
January 27,
6:00 p.m.

Dr. Anne Sinko,
Kenyon College
Colorings: How Graph Theory Explains What You've Known Since Kindergarten
 Tuesday,
February 1,
5:00 p.m.
Mr. Dan Shifflet,
Bowling Green State University
Is the game Show "Deal or No Deal" Cheating Its Contestants?
 Wednesday,
February 2,
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Bruce Torrence,
Randolph-Macon College
It's Lights Out for Linear Algebra
Thursday,
February 3,
5:00 p.m.
Dr. Brian Sutton,
Randolph-Macon College
The Non-Electric Slide
 Wednesday,
March 23,
5:45 p.m.
Dr. Matt Fleenor,
Roanoke College
Counting Planets: How Astonomers Discover Extrasolar Planets and What Makes Them Count
Wednesday,
March 30,
7:00 p.m.
Sutton Student Center (Pickle)
Dr. Greg Morrisett,
Harvard University
Can We Build Trustworthy Software?
Thursday, 
April 7,
7:00 p.m.
 
Dr. Durell Bouchard and Timmy Balint,
Roanoke College
Microsoft Kinect and Motion Capture
Thursday,
April 14,
7:00 p.m.
Brennan Kraje,
Roanoke College
Life Beyond Academia - An Aerospace Perspective
Tuesday,
April 19,
7:00 p.m.
Dr. David Taylor,
Roanoke College
Mathematics in Card and Board Games
Thursday,
April 21,
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Jason Rosenhouse, James Madison University The Monty Hall Problem, Reconsidered
Sponsored by the RC Student Chaper of the MAA