Department of Mathematics and Statistics  College of Science and Mathematics

Fall 2018 Colloquia

Colloquia are held on selected Mondays throughout the term starting at 3:50 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.

Home Institution
Title (with link to abstract and bio)
Sep 3
Laura Taalman James Madison University 3D Printing for Math Geeks
Sep 10
Dave Pruett James Madison University
Some of the Uses of Temporal Filtering for Fluid-Flow Simulations
Sep 17
Roger Thelwell James Madison University How I Spent My Educational Leave
Sep 24
Liz Arnold James Madison University Connecting Advanced Undergraduate Mathematics to School Mathematics
Oct 1
David Duncan James Madison University Triangles and Princesses and Bears! Oh my!
Oct 8
Neal Bushaw Virginia Commonwealth University Bootstrap Percolation in the Plane
Oct 15
Zareen Rahman James Madison University
College of Education
Adjunct Instructors’ Opportunities for Learning When Implementing
a Research-Based Mathematics Curriculum
Oct 22
John Bowers James Madison University
Computer Science
What Do Circles on the Sphere, Polyhedra,
and Space-Time Have to Do with One Another?
Oct 29
Rebecca Field James Madison University Introduction to Group Cohomology
and the Surprise Appearance of ZFC
Nov 5
Yasmeen Shorish James Madison University
JMU Libraries
The Human Side of Data Science
(Slides from the talk)
Nov 26
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Dec 3
Jenna Guenther
Alexander McAllister
Morgan Wolf
James Madison University
Current Students
Student Research Presentations

Colloquia Schedules from Previous Terms
Pictures from Student Colloquia