Department of Mathematics and Statistics  College of Science and Mathematics

Fall 2013 Colloquia

Colloquia are held on selected Mondays throughout the term from 3:45-4:45 pm in Roop 103. Refreshments will be served at 3:30, also in 103. Occasional colloquia may be held at other times and/or locations.

Home Institution
Title (with link to abstract and bio)
Sep. 9
Stephen Lucas
Jason Rosenhouse
JMU Representing Numbers Using Fibonacci Variants
Non-Classical Knights and Knaves
Sep. 16
Jim Sochacki JMU The Art of Teaching Discovery Learning
(A tribute to G. Edgar Parker)
Sep. 28
Robert Lang
Carolyn Yackel
Invited Presentations at SUMS Conference
[See website for full conference schedule.]
Oct. 7
Carl Droms JMU Equations and Symmetry
Oct. 14
Yongwu Rong George Washington Applied Pure Mathematics
Oct. 21
Elizabeth T. Brown
K.T. Vaughan
Library Liasons, JMU Book Fair

Oct. 28
Hasan Hamdan
Jason Rosenhouse
Eva Strawbridge
JMU Spotlights on Teaching and Service
Nov. 4
Ira J. Walker Hampton University An Eigenvalue Search Method Using the Orr-Sommerfeld Equation for Shear Flow
Thurs. Nov. 7
Math Ed Candidate -- An Examination of One Teacher's Perceptions of Learning Trajectory Based
Professional Development in Relation to Student Thinking and Classroom Instruction
Nov. 11
Math Ed Candidate -- Elementary Student Teacher Noticing of their Students' Work
Nov. 11 Justin Peachey Davidson College McNuggets, Semigroups, Graphs, and Riemann-Roch
Nov. 18
Math Ed Candidate -- Using an Online Discussion Board to Help Prospective Teachers
Learn to Analyze a Mathematics Lesson
Nov. 20
Anthony Tongen JMU Applications of Matrix Population Models
Dec. 2
Math Ed Candidate -- Preservice Teacher Knowledge and Beliefs
for Effective Mathematics Teaching

* = (tentative) 
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