Department of Mathematics and Statistics  College of Science and Mathematics

Fall 2019 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.

Date
Speaker
Home Institution
Title (with link to abstract)
Sep 9
Jim Sochacki James Madison University - Mathematics and Statistics Potatoes, Potatoes, and More Potatoes - What I did on my Educational Leave in Idaho
Sep 16
Nick Swayne James Madison University - 4VA The "Secret" Classes of JMU X-Labs with an Overview of 4-Virginia
Sep 23
Tyler Frazier The College of William & Mary - Data Science Wicked Problems Require Evolving Solutions:From Data Science to Data Science for Human Development
Sep 30
Chris McMahan Clemson University - Mathematical and Statistical Sciences From Mixed Effects Modeling to Spike and Slab Variable Selection: A Bayesian Regression Model for Group Testing Data
Oct 7
Edwin O'Shea James Madison University - Mathematics and Statistics The Parallel Postulate and Geometries without Rigidity
Oct 14
Kathy Clark Florida State University - School of Teacher Education Factors of Transition: Affect, Mathematical Activity, and Theoretical Lenses
Oct 28
Bob Klein Ohio University - Department of Mathematics Indigenous Math Circles
Nov 4
Jeb Collins University of Mary Washington - Department of Mathematics Designing Bridges with Linear Algebra - The Finite Element Method
Nov 11
Thom Ales University of Lynchburg - Department of Mathematics Matching Problems and the College Experience
Dec 2
Shane Daveler
Alex Sawyer
Grant Wagner
James Madison University - Current Students Two Competitive Lotka-Volterra Equations with Nonlinear Competition
It's Hip to Be Square

Colloquia Schedules from Previous Terms
Pictures from Student Colloquia