Elmhurst College

Departments of Mathematics & Physics
Seminar Series -- Spring 2001

February 21 - Allen Rogers (Elmhurst College)
"Graphing Calculator Workshop"

February 28 - Richard Miller (University of Chicago)
"Playing With Galaxies"

March 7 - Keith Drew (Judson College)
"What Really Goes On Behind Closed Doors: A Discrepancy Case Study Evaluation of One Teacher's Geometry Classroom"

March 14 - Kristen Lampe (Carroll College)
"An Introduction to the Jacobian Conjecture and Tree Counting"

March 21 - No Seminar - Spring Recess
March 28 - ACCA Student Presentations

April 4 - Pat Kiihne (Illinois College)
"Roots of Polynomials"

April 11 - Erich Hauenstein (College of DuPage)
"A Brief Look at Deterministic Chaos & Fractal Imagery in the Application of Newton's Method to Some Polynomial Functions"

*April 18 - Jon Johnson (Elmhurst College)
"Global Positioning Systems"

*April 25 - Jim Kulich (Elmhurst College)
"College Administration - A Mathematical Look Behind the Scenes"

May 2 - Career Night (7 p.m., Location TBA)

May 9 - 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 marked 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 Dr. Abigail Hoit at 630-617-3414 or at abigailh@elmhurst.edu for more information or if you would like to give a talk.

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