Department Events

MSCS Department Tea is every Tuesday 3:00-3:20 pm, Olin-Rice 254. All are welcome for treats, conversation, and games.

SPRING  SEMESTER  2013

DATE EVENT
FEB 1: FRI
noon - 1:00
OLRI 243 
Department Seminar: Job Candidate Talk
FEB 6: WED
4:30-5:30
OLRI 243 
Department Seminar: Job Candidate Talk
FEB 11: MON
4:30-5:30
OLRI 243 
Department Seminar: Job Candidate Talk
FEB 15: FRI
noon-1:00
OLRI 243 
Department Seminar: Job Candidate Talk
FEB 23 Konhauser Problemfest, Carleton College
April 17 Capstone Day
April 18 Senior Banquet
Speaker: David Liben-Nowell Carleton College

 

FALL SEMESTER 2012

DATE EVENT
Sept 11, 3:30 David Bressoud, DeWitt Wallace Professor, MSCS Dept.
Four of my Favorite Mathematicians
Sept 18, 4:40 Andy Bernoff, Harvey Mudd
 An Introduction to Surface Tension (Or Why Raindrops are Spherical)
Sept 25, 4:40 Shilad Sen,  MSCS Dept.
Inequality in Wikipedia
Oct 3, 4:30  Math & Society Lecture: William Cook, Chandler Family Professor, Georgia Tech
John B. Davis Lecture Hall
The Traveling Salesman Problem: A Blueprint for Optimization 
 
Oct 6  C*SM* Scavenger Hunt & picnic 
Oct 9, 4:40  Stan Wagon, MSCS Department
NP: Be Not Afraid 
Oct 16, 4:40  Mac Computer Science faculty:  Robots for Teaching and Research 
Oct 23  Beyond Mac: grad school discussion with recent alumni 
Oct 25-28  Fall break 
Oct 30, 3:30 Jon Rogness, University of Minnesota, When Mathematics Meets YouTube
Nov 10

WagonFest: in honor of Stan Wagon's 22 years of teaching at Macalester College: WagonFestFlier

  • 2:00: Welcome 
  • 2:10-2:55, Joe Buhler, Center for Communications Research & Reed College, "Paradoxical Dice"
  • 3:00-3:45, Alan Taylor, Union College, "From Filters to Hat Problems"
  • 4:00-4:45, Dan Velleman, Amherst College, "A Drug Induced Random Walk"
  • 4:50-5:20, Dan Schwalbe, Comsquared Systems, "Mathematics in Snow"
Nov 10 The MAA/NCS Math Contest, 9am - noon
Nov 13, 3:30 Michael Young, Iowa State: Zero Forcing and its Applications
Nov 20 Thanksgiving week
Nov 27, 4:40 Baolin Wu, University of Minnesota
Dec 1 Putnam Contest, Macalester, 9am - noon, 2 - 5pm
Dec 6 Math Jeopardy
Dec 11 Last day of classes