Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar
Schedule for Fall 2017
Session 
Date 
Speaker/Institution 
Title 
1 
August 25 
Carmen Caprau 
What is knot theory 
2 
September 1 
Maria Nogin 
Triangle centers 
3 
September 8 
Jenna Tague 
Research in Mathematics Education 
4 
September 15 
Steve Chung 
Challenges in Statistics 
5 
September 22 
Oscar Vega 
Finite Projective Planes 
6 
September 29 
Agnes Tuska 
Relational Understanding and Instrumental Understanding in Mathematics Instruction 
7 
October 6 
Khang Tran 
Zeros of polynomials and their generating functions 
8 
October 13 
Ke Wu 
Introduction to Survival Analysis 
9 
October 20 
Marat Markin 
Functional analysis/Operator Theory 
10 
October 27 
Morgan Rodgers 
TBD 
11 
November 3 
Michael Bishop 
Spectral Gaps in Simplified Quantum Spin Systems 
12 
November 10 
Veteran's Day 

13 
November 17 
Adnan Sabuwala 
TBD 
14 
November 24 
THANKSGIVING 

15 
December 1 
Lance Burger 
Meta Representational Knowledge, Transfer, and Multiple Embodiments in Linear Algebra 