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Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2:42 pm

Michael Starbird, a mathematician who has given hundreds of lectures and dozens of workshops on effective teaching and effective thinking, offers a lecture on effective thinking on Oct. 30.

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Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 4:17 pm

Bates presents lecturers offering insight into mathematics and medical technology on Feb. 26 and 28.

Math professor makes short work of knotty problems

Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:55 am

In a pair of Sept. 26 lectures at Bates, mathematician Colin Adams will explore the ins and outs of knots.

Electrical and computer engineering expert offers annual Sampson Lecture

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 9:59 am

Paul Nahin, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at the University of New Hampshire, offers two lectures at Bates College on Friday, March 25. Nahin first gives the informal lecture "Two Problems in Mathematical Expectation" at 4:30 p.m. March 25 in Room 104 of Hathorn Hall, 3 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Refreshments precede the talk.

Award-winning mathematician to give annual Sampson Lecture

Tuesday, October 24, 2006 11:17 am

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." 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.

Award winning biographer of mathematicians to speak

Thursday, September 30, 1999 12:00 am

Constance Reid, author of "A Long Way from Euclid" and "From Zero to Infinity," will discuss "Captured by Mathematics" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, and admission is free.