Department of Mathematics and Statistics  College of Science and Mathematics

Spring 2017 Colloquia




Colloquia are held on selected Mondays throughout the term starting at 3:45 PM in Roop 103 (unless otherwise noted).
Talks generally last about 50 minutes, with 10 minutes for questions at the end.
Refreshments will be served beginning at 3:30 PM, also in Roop 103.

Students, faculty, staff, and the mathematical public are all cordially invited to attend.

Speakers, titles, and abstracts are updated throughout the semester as details become available.

Date
Speaker
Home Institution
Title (with link to abstract and bio)
Jan 23
Rebecca Segal Virginia Commonwealth University Differential Equations Heal All Wounds
Jan 30
Jessica Weaver-Kenney (LET)
Eva Strawbridge
Cassie Williams
James Madison University Media Production Services: Who, What, Where, How, and Why?

Making and Using Media for Flipped and Blended Classrooms
Feb 6
Brant Jones James Madison University Avoiding Patterns and Making the Best Choice
Feb 13
Anca Constantin James Madison University
Physics and Astronomy
The Monster Roars! Co-Evolution of Galaxies and Black Holes
Wed.
Feb 22
Xiaowei Wu Virginia Tech Multiple-Variant Association Testing for Quantitative Traits
with Application to Dental Caries GWAS Data
Feb 27
Mitchel Keller Washington & Lee University How Fair is that Ranking? A Mathematician
Looks at the AP College Basketball Poll
Mar 20
Monroe Eskew Virginia Commonwealth University Reflection in Higher Logics
Mar 27
Elizabeth Theta Brown James Madison University
Apr 3
Christina Hamlet Bucknell University
Apr 10
Hala Shehadeh James Madison University
Apr 17
Cassie Williams
Zig Siegfried
James Madison University
Apr 24
-- James Madison University
current students
Student Research Presentations

Colloquia Schedules from Previous Terms
Pictures from Student Colloquia