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DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS INDUSTRIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE PANEL

Thursday, Apr 4, 12:30 pm
MSC 386

Math Club is partnering with the Industrial Advisory math/stats panel. 

Students and faculty are cordially invited to join in a discussion about the evolving role of the mathematical sciences in industry with our three distinguished members of the Industrial Advisory Committee.   Each of the members will lead a 1/2 hour discussion of a major problem (solved or not) from within their respective company/organization for which mathematical sciences played a substantive role in its...

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Study Day!!!

Saturday, Apr 13, 2 pm
MSC 104

Come study your STEM material with math club and enjoy some complimentary snacks and utilize available white boards, markers and paper.

Open and free to all OU students. 

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Study Day!!!

Saturday, Apr 6, 2 pm
MSC 104

Come study your STEM material with math club and enjoy some complimentary snacks and utilize available white boards, markers and paper.

Open and free to all OU students. 

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Study Day!!!

Saturday, Mar 9, 2 pm
MSC 104

Come study your STEM material with math club and enjoy some complimentary snacks and utilize available white boards, markers and paper.

Open and free to all OU students. 

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"A Test of Short Term Extreme Conditions of Stock Prices"

Thursday, Mar 21, 12 pm
MSC 386

Come join math club to hear from Prof. Shi about A test of short term extreme conditions of stock prices.  Lunch will be provided!

 

Open and free to all OU students. 

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“Exploring Euler’s Formula” by Prof. Steffy

Thursday, Mar 7, 12 pm
MSC 386

 

 

Euler’s characteristic formula is a fundamental result in mathematics that relates the number of vertices, edges and faces of a graph drawn in the plane. Like many other results in mathematics, this formula is useful in many, sometimes surprising, ways. This talk will explore some history and alternative proofs of Euler’s formula along with a sampling of applications in geometry and graph theory. 

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"Know Your Tools" by Professor Kruk

Tuesday, Feb 5, 12 pm
MSC102

Come to Mathematics Student Society first meeting back this winter! Prof. Kruk will talk about all the different tools one can use for math and science research. Lunch will be provided. 

 

Open and Free to all OU students.

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Introduction to Hyperbolic Geometry by Professor Li Li

Thursday, Nov 15, 12 pm
MSC 388

Introduction to Hyperbolic Geometry by Professor Li Li. At this talk, Prof. Li Li will explain facts about models of hyperbolic geometry including applications in art and real life. 

Jimmy Johns for lunch! Hope to see there.

Open and free to all OU students. 

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Sums of Power of the First n Natural Numbers by Dr. Eddie Cheng

Thursday, Sep 13, 11 am
MSC

Professor Eddie Cheng will Join MSS and speak on the sums of powers of n natural numbers including his favorite method in finding such formulas. Come join us for subs and an enlightening topic. 

Open and free to all OU student.

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Base 5 Bowling

Friday, Mar 23, 7 pm
Classic Lanes, Rochester Hills

On Friday night, March 23, MSS will have another Bowling night. This evening is themed "Base 5 Bowling". We will calculate our scores in log base 5. 

If you are interested, RSVP via email. 

$12 for 2 hours of bowling, pizza and pop.

Open and free to all OU students.  

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Theory of integration and its role on the development of modern mathematics by Prof. Shaska

Thursday, Mar 22, 12 pm
MSC 378

On Thursday, March 22, Professor Shaska will come talk to MSS. He is an algebraist Professor here at OU and will explain interesting math topics. 

Hope you will join us for lunch and math fun!!

Open and free all OU students 

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Making Sure that Spheres are Spherical: The Spherometers of the Smithsonian"

Friday, Apr 6, 11 am
MSC102

Dr. Amy Shell-Gellasch from Eastern Michigan University is coming to OU to talk about her work with the Smithsonian. The Math department is providing lunch and a lab session will be available following the talk.

Hope to see you there.

Open and free to all OU students 

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Pi Day Fundraiser in Dodge Hall

Wednesday, Mar 14, 11 am
Dodge Hall Lobby

Come visit MSS in the lobby of Dodge Hall near room 200 to visit our table full of math fun! We will be fundraising for the Mathematics Student Society by selling Pizza, pop, and desserts. 

Hope you will stop by to say hi, hear about upcoming events, and get pizza. 

If you are interested in becoming a board member, please stop by and talk with us!

Open and free to all OU students 

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Mathematical Models for MERS and Wood Frogs

Thursday, Mar 8, 12 pm
MSC 378

Join MSS for a talk and Chicken Shack lunch Thursday, March 8 at noon in MSC 378. Professor Shillor will speak about his recent research into the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). It is a very virulent disease that is spreading the the Middle East, especially in Saudi Arabia. The mathematical model is in the form of a system of nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs). He will describe the construction of the model and discuss the math involved. Also, a...

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Mathematical Models and Simulations with Applications in Porous Media and Medical Science by Prof. Spagnuolo

Thursday, Feb 1, 12 pm
MSC 387

MSS first talk this semester will be on Thursday, February 1 at 12PM. Professor Anna Spagnuolo will talk about her research in mathematical models and numerical simulations with applications in porous media and medical science. 

We will meet in MSC 378 and lunch will be provided. Open and free to all OU students. 

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Presentation by Brose Inc.

Friday, Dec 1, 12 pm
93 MSC

Mathematics Student Society is hosting a pizza party for Brose Inc. to come talk about their company and recruit math students to be future employees. Please share this information with anyone that might be interested.   

This is a great opportunity for students who interested in careers in math or engineering. 

Hope to see you there!

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Prof. Olson Talk on Math Education

Monday, Nov 20, 12 pm
SFH 276

Monday, November 20th at 12PM in South Foundation Hall, room 276 is the presentation by Professor Olson. He will be talking about mathematics and education. Lunch will be provided. Open and free to all OU students. 

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"Be Greedy" by Professor Eddie Cheng

Friday, Nov 17, 12 pm
MCS 384

Come join us for an enthusiastic presentation by Professor Eddie Cheng, he will be talking about finding optimal solutions to problems. This meeting will be held in the Math and Science Center, room 384. Lunch will be provided. Free and open to all OU students. 

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