Elmhurst College

Departments of Mathematics & Physics
Seminar Series - Fall 2002

September 18 - Math/Physics Department Cookout (4:30 PM at Wilder Park)
All students/faculty/staff are welcome.

September 25 - Vedula Murty (Elmhurst College)
"A Better Bound for the Variance"

*October 2 - Ben Blaiszik, Sara Rogala, & Jennifer Szostak (Elmhurst College)
"Student Perspectives on Summer Research and Presenting at Conferences"

October 9 - Mike Perry (Northwestern University)
"It's all Polymers: An Introduction to Frontal Polymerization"

October 16 - Anthony Tongen (Trinity International University)
"A Continuum Model for Multigrain Thin Film Deposition"

*October 23 - Allen Rogers (Elmhurst College)
"Euclid's Construction of the Regular Pentagon"

*October 30 - Marie Baehr (Elmhurst College)
"A Scientist's View of Teaching Calculus"

November 4 - Note Monday Date (No Seminar on Wednesday Nov. 6)
ACCA Mathematics Talk at Trinity International (details provided later)

November 13 - Career Night 7:30 PM in Lucks Conference Room
(No Seminar)

November 20 - Senior Paper Presentations

November 27 - No Seminar - Thanksgiving

December 4 - Senior Paper Presentations

All talks are on Wednesday from 4:00-4:50 p.m. on the second floor of the Computer Science and Technology Center in Room 213 (except those indicating otherwise). Everyone is invited for refreshments preceding the talks from 3:30-4:00 p.m. in the second floor lounge. Talks marked with an * are especially appropriate for a general audience. Please contact Professor Catherine Crawford at 630-617-3479 or at crawford@elmhurst.edu for more information or if you would like to give a talk.

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