Elmhurst College

Departments of Mathematics & Physics
Seminar Series - Fall 2003

September 17 - Math/Physics Department Cookout (4:30 PM at Wilder Park)
All students/faculty/staff are welcome.

*September 24 - Earl Swallow (Elmhurst College)
"Science, Pseudoscience, and Self-deception"

*October 1 - Paul Musial (Chicago State University) and
Vali Siadat (Richard J. Daley College)
"The Keystone Project: Teaching Study Skills in a Mathematics Classroom"

October 8 - Todd Fisher (Northwestern University)
"New Insights on the Structure of Hyperbolic Sets"

October 15 - Timothy Comar (Benedictine University)
"Regular and Almost Regular Stick Numbers of Knots"

October 22 - Kimberly Lawler-Sagarin (Elmhurst College)
"A Mathematical and Pictorial View of Chemical Bonding"
Note: Held in Science Center Room 203

October 29 - Anne Dabrowski (Northwestern University)
"Graduate Research in High Energy Physics: What I do and Why"

November 5 - Career Night 7:30 PM in Lucks Conference Room
(No seminar)

*November 12 - Julia Olsen (Elmhurst College)
"The REU Experience and Breaking A. I. Puzzles Using Wavelet Analysis"

November 19 - Senior Paper Presentations

November 26 - No Seminar - Thanksgiving

December 3 - 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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