Department of Mathematics and Statistics  College of Science and Mathematics

Spring 2020 Colloquia


Colloquia are held on selected Wednesdays throughout the term starting at 3:30 PM in Moody 202 (unless otherwise noted).
Talks generally last about 50 minutes, with 10 minutes for questions at the end.

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)
Wednesday, Jan. 29th
Minah Oh James Madison University - Mathematics and Statistics One Year without Teaching
Monday, Feb. 10th
Doug Ensley Shippensburg University - Department of Mathematics The MAA Instructional Practices Guide: A Resource for Change
Monday, Feb. 24th
Akos Nagy Duke University - Department of Mathematics An Advanced Look at 2nd Derivatives: The Birth of Curvature
Monday, Mar. 2nd
Ilarion Melnikov James Madison University - Department of Physics and Astronomy Some Studies in String Complementarity and Duality
Wednesday, Mar. 18th
Nawar Shara Medstar Health Research Institute - Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics ANOVA or Articial Intelligence and Machine Learning? Applications in Healthcare Management - Canceled
Wednesday, Mar. 25th
Sam Rhodes James Madison University - Mathematics and Statistics The Impact of Problem-Solving Discussions on Students' use of Heuristics when Problem Solving - Canceled
Wednesday, April 1st
Paul Boisen National Security Agency - Mathematics and Data Science Applications of the Singular Value Decomposition - Canceled
Wednesday, April 15th
Beth Burroughs To Be Determined - Canceled
Wednesday, Apr. 22nd
Current JMU Students
James Madison University - Current Students To Be Determined - Canceled

Colloquia Schedules from Previous Terms