Students from BU math honor society to present seminar series

Students from BU math honor society to present seminar series

For immediate release: Feb. 27, 2007

BLOOMSBURG — Five members of the mathematics honor society Kappa Mu Epsilon will present “What’s Hot About Math?” as part of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Seminar Series. The talk will be held Tuesday, March 6, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall, room 108 and is open to the public and free of charge.

Topics to be presented are:

  • Modern Geometry: Nicole Andriano, Rockaway, N.J, junior secondary education and mathematics major
  • Differential Equations: Jennifer Blose, Catasauqua, junior secondary education and mathematics major
  • Advanced Calculus: Andrew Walter, Lewisburg, senior mathematics and German major
  • Combinatorics: Mark Wilson, McSherrytown, junior secondary education and mathematics major
  • Abstract Algebra: Justin Wright, Williamsport, senior mathematics major
    Kappa Mu Epsilon, a national mathematics honor society, strives to promote an appreciation of math and recognize outstanding achievement. The Bloomsburg chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon was established in 1973 and has 44 current members.

Upcoming programs in the series, all to be offered from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Centennial Hall, room 108, are:

  • Tuesday, March 27, James Mackin, BU’s provost, “Math Applications in Oceanography.”
  • Tuesday, April 3, Drue Coles and William Calhoun, associate professors of mathematics, computer science and statistics, and David Reichert, a junior computer science major from Hershey, “Student-Faculty Computer Science Research.”
  • Tuesday, April 17, John Polhill, assistant professor of mathematics, computer science and statistics, “Some Interesting Combinatronics.”
  • Tuesday, May 1, Computer science students from the Software Engineering class, “Software Engineering Projects.”

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Professional Studies, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.

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