Elmhurst College

Department of Mathematics &
Department of Physics
Seminar Series -- Fall 2012

*Sept. 26 Marissa Clougher, Jennifer Jeffrey, Sarah Wesley Elmhurst College
"Summer Research in Mathematics -- Three Student Presentations"

Oct. 3 Dr. Vince Matsko, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
"On Kepler's Laws"

*Oct. 10 Dr. Catherine Crawford, Elmhurst College
"Get Inspired with the TI-Nspire"

*Oct. 17 John Benson, Evanston High School (retired)
"These are a few of My Favorite Things, Mathematically speaking"

Oct. 24. ACCA Talks at North Park College: Dr. Fred Rickey, US Military Academy
5 pm: "The Palimpsest of Archimedes"
7 pm: "The Education of George Washington"

Oct. 31 Dr. Nicole Moore, Elmhurst College
"Basis Methods in Optics"

Nov. 7 Career Night at 7:00 pm in the Blume Board Room in the Frick Center

Nov. 14 Dr. Brian Wilhite, Elmhurst College
"Why I Did Not Get a Tan This Summer: Quasar Optical Variability as a
Function of Accretion Efficiency"

Nov. 21 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break

*Nov. 28 Dr. Allen Rogers, Elmhurst College
"Euler's Series for the Cosine of a Multiple Angle"

Dec. 5 Senior Paper Presentations- Note: This session will go from 3:30 - 5:00
in Room 113 of Daniels Hall.

All talks are on Wednesday from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on the second floor of Daniels Hall in Room 213, unless
otherwise noted. Talks marked with an * are especially appropriate for a general audience. Please
contact Dr. Jon Johnson at 630-617-3571 or at jonj@elmhurst.edu for more information or if you would like
to give a talk next semester.

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