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Wednesday

March 12, 2008
11:00 am

Mathematical society vice president offers lectures

Ruth Charney, vice president of the American Mathematical Society, presents two lectures at Bates on Friday, March 14.

Charney gives a talk titled “The Large Scale Geometry of Groups” at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104, Hathorn Hall, 3 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). In the college’s annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, she addresses the topic “From Robotics to Geometry: Building Models with Cubes” at 7:30 p.m. in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Thursday

November 9, 2006
3:58 pm

Award-winning mathematician to give annual Sampson Lecture

Jennifer J. Quinn, executive director of the Association for Women in Mathematics, presents two lectures at Bates on Friday, Nov. 10. At 4 p.m., she gives a talk titled “Synchronicity: Alternating Sums, Determinants, Continued Fractions and More.” At 7:30 p.m., in the college’s annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, her subject is “Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers.” Sponsored by the mathematics department, both talks are open to the public at no cost and take place in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. For more information, please call the college concierge at 207-786-6255.

Tuesday

October 15, 2002
3:20 pm

Wisconsin mathematician to speak

Georgia Benkart, professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, visits Bates College to give the annual Sampson Lecture

Wednesday

September 13, 2000
3:03 pm

Mathematician to discuss code-breaking at Bates

Peter J. Hilton, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, State University of New York at Binghamton, and Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, University of Central Florida at Orlando, will discuss “Code-breaking in World War II” at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, and admission is free. Refreshments will be served immediately following the lecture.

Tuesday

March 2, 1999
2:49 pm

Birman to deliver Sampson Lecture at Bates

Joan Birman, professor of mathematics at Columbia University, will discuss Knots in Mathematics at 7:30 p.m. March 16 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, and admission is free. Refreshments will be served following the lecture.