MCSP Conversation Series

Spring 2015

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

Tuesday, January 27th @ 5:00 p.m.

Mr. Frank Patane, 
University of Florida

"Sums of Squares and Beyond"


Tuesday, January 27th @ 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Natalia Toporikova,
Washington and Lee University

"Regulation of Rythmic Prolactin Secretion:
Combined Mathematical and Experimental Study


 Thursday, January 29th @ 5:00 p.m.

Ms. Margaret Rahmoeller,
North Carolina State University

"Combinatorial Representation Theory of Lie Algebras"


Tuesday, March 10th @ 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Don Levy, Copenhaver Scholar, Siena Research Institute and Survey Center

Title:  Using data to change the world:  Community service, health communities and social change


Wednesday, April 1st @ 7:00 p.m.

Dr. David Taylor
Roanoke College

"Mathematics in Board Games: "Making Better Decisions"


Thursday, April 9th @ 7:00 p.m.
Trexler Hall, Room 372

Mr. Timothy Balint
Roanoke College Alumnus

"Embodying Virtual Characters for Video Games"


Thursday, April 16th @ 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Hannah Robbins
Roanoke College

Title:  " Nice Properties of the Integers, or You Don't Know What You've got 'til it's gone"


For more information, please contact Dr. Dan Robb at (540) 375-5250 or