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University of Chicago professor to discuss real-life applications of math

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

November 7, 2018

Benson Farb, a math professor at the University of Chicago, will be giving a talk titled ‘The Power of X: Polynomials, Braids and You’. The talk, happening Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Lecture Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center, is, according to the poster, the first part in the 2018 Perry Lectures, ...

Lecture to talk about India’s greatest mathematician

The News Staff

October 24, 2017

The work of Srinivasa Ramanujan, called India’s greatest mathematician, will be discussed at the third annual Perry Lectures. The lectures are made possible with an endowment from former Eastern President William Perry, who started the lectures. The two talks are being hosted by the mathematics...

Perry Lectures return to Eastern for second year

Nick Teresky, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2016

Eastern’s department of mathematics and computer science will be hosting the Perry Lectures today and Friday. It is a series of lectures related to groundbreaking achievements in the disciplines of mathematics and computer sciences. The lectures will be held in Room 2231 inside of Old Main from 4 to...

CAA to vote on new math course

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

September 23, 2015

The Council for Academic Affairs will vote on adding a new math course and revising another one at their meeting Thursday. Marita Gronnvoll, CAA chair, said the new course proposal is for MAT 2400, Introduction to Teaching Secondary Mathematics. Revisions are being proposed for MAT 3400, Teaching...

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