# Department of Mathematics Events

The Department of Mathematics at Shippensburg University supports many events including advising informational workshops, Math Club activities, and a series of weekly seminar focused on undergraduate mathematics, mathematics education, and mathematical research.

## Department Seminars and Professional Events

Sept. 2, 2010 | Economic Development & Prospective in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: The Impact on the U.S. Economy, Dr. Cheng-Few Lee, Distinguished Professor of Finance, Rutgers University |
6:30 - 7:30 in Old Main Chapel |

Sept. 9, 2010 |
Department Seminar: Tribute to Martin Gardner, Tom Evitts, SU Mathematics Department |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |
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Sept. 16, 2010 |
Department Seminar: Undergraduate Research at Shippensburg University. Department Faculty |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |

Sept. 23, 2010 |
Department Seminar: Complementary CodeGreg Coxson, Technology Service CorporationMatrices, |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |

Sept. 25-26, 2010 |
Cumberland Valley Math Modeling Challenge (requires registration ) |
Shippensburg University |

Sept. 30, 2010 |
Department Seminar: , Mike Long, SU Math DepartmentPop Culture Probability |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |

Oct. 7, 2010 |
Department Seminar: Tribute to Martin Gardner -- Combinatorial Card Problems, Doug Ensley, SU Mathematics Department |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |

Oct. 14, 2010 |
Department Seminar: Cryptography, Coding Theory, and Curve Interpolation, Darren Glass, Gettysburg College |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |

Oct. 14-15, 2010 |
NCTM Regional Meeting (requires registration) |
Baltimore, MD |

Oct. 21, 2010 |
Department Seminar: Tribute to Martin Gardner -- Fun Facts about the Square Root of 2, James Hamblin, SU Mathematics Department |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |

Oct. 22, 2010 |
Department Seminar: Topics in Cryptography, Tim McDevitt, Elizabethtown College |
2:00 - 3:00 in DHC151 |

Oct. 28, 2009 |
Department Seminar: Probability of Shark Attacks and other Rare Events, Kim Presser, SU Mathematics Department |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |

Nov. 4, 2010 | Department Seminar: Ramsey Theory and the Party Problem in Analysis, Frank Sanacory, SUNY - College at Old Westbury |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |

Nov. 6, 2010 |
MAA EPADEL Meeting (requires registration) |
LaSalle University |

Nov. 10, 2010 |
Department Seminar: Beads, Bones and Rods: Let's Do Some Counting, Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University |
3:00 - 3:50 in MCT 265 |

Nov. 11, 2010 | Department Seminar: Exploring the World of Actuarial Sciences, William Shipley, SU Alum |
3:30-4:20 in MCT 262 |

Nov. 11, 2010 |
Science in Society Seminar: Mathematics and Art: The Good, the Bad, and the Pretty, Annalisa Crannell, Franklin and Marshall College |
6:30-7:30pm, Brooks Science Complex, Wilson College |

Nov. 10-12, 2010 | PCTM Annual Conference (requires registration) |
Camp Hill, PA |

Nov. 18, 2010 |
Department Seminar: Derivatives, numerical differentiation and differentiation matrices, Luis Melara, SU Mathematics Department |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |

Dec. 2, 2010 |
Department Seminar: The Probability Integral Transform and Its Application, Diane McNichols, SU Mathematics Department. |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |

Dec. 9, 2010 |
Department Seminar: Tribute to Martin Gardner, Mathemagician, Mike Long, SU Mathematics Department |
3:30 - 4:20 in MCT 262 |