CUR 2019 Faculty Mentor Awardees

The CUR Mathematics and Computer Sciences Division has announced the recipients of its 2019 Faculty Mentor Award, which recognizes outstanding mentoring of undergraduate researchers: Early career: Pamela E. Harris (Williams College) Mid-career: Manda Riehl (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology) Advanced career: Kenneth Berenhaut (Wake Forest University) Berenhaut is a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Wake Forest…

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Senior Seminars

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Presents Senior Seminars by:  Thursday, May 2, 2019 Manchester Hall 121 Max Hoffman “Ward’s Hierarchical Clustering for NBA Player Classification” 1:00pm – 1:10pm  Shibei Xu “Accessing Different Methods on Inter-rater Reliability” 1:15pm – 1:25pm Adam Kraus “Optimization of NFL Salary Cap across Positions” 1:30pm…

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Moduli problems and root constructions in algebraic geometry

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS Presents Andrew Kobin University of Virginia Thursday, March 28, 2019 11am Manchester Hall, Room 018 “Moduli problems and root constructions in algebraic geometry” Many classification problems in math – usually stated as “describe all isomorphism classes of (blank)”, or “how many (blanks) are…

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College Board of Visitors Lectures

Teaching Introductory Statistics: Implementing GAISE Recommendations Monday, April 8 at 5:30 p.m. ZSR Library 404 Auditorium I will present the six recommendations for teaching introductory statistics endorsed by the American Statistical Association in its GAISE (Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education) report (www.amstat.org/education/gaise/). For each recommendation I will…

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The Wild World of Infinite Groups

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS Presents Talia Fernós University of North Carolina at Greensboro Monday, March 18, 2019; 4pm – 5pm Manchester Hall, Room 020 “The Wild World of Infinite Groups” The study of infinite groups is wild; it is known that not all questions concerning them are solvable….

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Calculus Meets Electromagnetism and Thermodynamics: A Tale of Two Disciplines

Joint Colloquium Departments of Physics and Mathematics & Statistics Tevian Dray, PhD Department of Mathematics Oregon State University “Calculus Meets Electromagnetism and Thermodynamics: A Tale of Two Disciplines” Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 4:00 pm George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall (Olin 101) Calculus as taught by mathematicians typically involves a large toolbox…

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