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Tuesday

October 28, 2014 2:42 pm

Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

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.

Tuesday

February 25, 2014 4:17 pm

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

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

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

Thursday

September 13, 2012 8:55 am

Math professor makes short work of knotty problems

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

Tuesday

October 24, 2006 11:17 am

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.” 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.

Thursday

September 30, 1999 12:00 am

Award winning biographer of mathematicians to speak

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.