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Colloquium Series

2013 - 2014 Schedule

We meet for a social with the speaker from 3:30 to 4:00 in the Math & Computer Science Department Lounge (Ruffner 300A). Presentations are from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Ruffner 356. Please join us!


5 September: Incorporating Semantic Search into the Solr Search Engine

John Berryman
Thought Box, Inc.

24 September: Finite Element Methods and its Applications

Dr. Minah Oh
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
James Madison University

22 October: Topics in Knot Theory

Dr. Kerry Luse
Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Trinity (Washington) University

14 November: LU-PRISM presentations

Mr. Joseph Gills and Ms. Karen Green
Longwood Mathematics Majors

30 January: Partitions and Young Diagrams

Dr. Rebecca Jayne
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Hampden-Sydney College

27 February: Forever Fractions and Forty-Eight

Dr. J. Todd Lee
Professor of Mathematics
Elon University

18 March: Machine Learning in Sports

Dr. John David
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Virginia Military Institute

17 April: Mimi ni mwalimu: On being a math teacher in Kenya

Dr. Rebecca Nelson
Adjunct in Mathematics Education
Emporia Campus


Contact Information

Interested in being a colloquium speaker or just want more information? Please contact:

Dr. Leigh Lunsford 

Dr. David Shoenthal