TITLE: **Thick, thin, and 'sick' blood: insights from mathematical modeling**

By: Dr. Erica Graham, Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Bryn Mawr College

The Math Society is having a celebration for Pi Day!

Come learn what it takes to become a Mathematics major/minor and enjoy some refreshments and games with the Math Society.

3.14.19

3pm - 5pm

3rd floor Sally - lounge and Conference room

The Math Society presents:

**A Look at M.C. Escher**

by Emily Bolger

Come learn about M. C. Escher and how this influential artist has made a powerful impact in the math world! We will discuss who Escher was, his inspirations, his most famous paintings, and why mathematicians like to talk about him. We will even discuss Math Society's trip to the M.C. Escher exhibit earlier this semester!

Join us on February 26, 2019 at 3:15pm

Sally 335 - 3rd Floor Conference Room

Epsilion Talk by Steven Berger

February 21, 2019

4pm at Sally 335 - 3rd floor Conference room

Clever Problem Solving is not only the work of geniuses; it is

what mathematicians do on a daily basis. It involves

synthesizing multiple tools, properties, and theorems in order to

solve a mathematical question. In this talk, we will apply clever

problem solving to two geometric questions in order to gain a

deeper understanding of both geometry and problem solving.

Moravian College Student Mathematics Conference Saturday February 23, 2019 A chance for undergraduates to present work to their peers! Student research projects | Field studies Honors projects Unusual mathematical topics Internships | Class projects Interesting problems | Applications of mathematics Keynote Speaker: Dr. Margaret Robinson Mount Holyoke College Two Ways to Count Solutions to Polynomial Equations Abstract: In this talk we will focus on two ways to count solutions to polynomial equations: solutions in finite fields and solutions modulo powers of a prime.

On Saturday Jan. 26th, the Math Society took a trip into NYC to visit the Escher exhibit. Here’s what some of the students have to say!

“My favorite part of the trip was spending time with my friends in an exciting place that was quite new to me. I enjoyed the exhibit, especially the prints made from patterns carved in wood. Metamorphosis II was my favorite of these prints.”

As part of an independent study, each week Edward Harbison will be giving a short 15-30 minute lesson on a new mathematical topic and how it relates to some clever problem solving ideas related to the Putnam Exam.

Every is invited. Just show up.

Tuesdays, 10:45 - 11:30, Sally Conference Room 335.

An Epsilon Talk by Steven Berger

February 12, 2019

3rd Floor Sally Conference Room

at 3:15pm

Clever Problem Solving is not only the work of geniuses; it is what mathematicians do on a daily basis. It involves synthesizing multiple tools, properties, and theorems in order to solve a mathematical question. In this talk, we will apply clever problem solving to two geometric questions in order to gain a deeper understanding of both geometry and problem solving.

William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition:

This year the Mathematics program participated in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition. The annual competition, now in its 79th year, is preeminent undergraduate mathematics undergraduate competition. The 6 hour competition consists of 12 extremely challenging questions.

This year 5 students participated (pictured left to right):

William Brandes

Edward Harbison

Alvaro Belmonte

Rey Anaya

Zeng Zeng Yang