Mathematics Awareness Month, April 2008

Math and Voting

Department of Mathematics, UNO

April 11

Mathematics Symposium: "Mathematics Awareness Month at UNO"

    9:00-11:00 AM, Room: Durham Science Center 256

Note: The student presenters are enrolled in the Kerrigan Research Minigrant Program.
    9:00-9:05, Dora Matache, UNO - Mathematics, chair of the 2008 MAM committee
      "Welcome"
    9:25-9:45, Rebecca Pitz, UNO - Mathematics
    9:45-9:50, Jack Heidel, UNO - Mathematics, Chair of the department
      "The 2008 Kerrigan Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics Ceremony"
    9:50-10:00, Michael Matthews, UNO - Mathematics
      "The 2008 Future Leaders in Middle Mathematics Award Ceremony"
    10:00-10:20, Joseph Lee, UNO - Mathematics
    10:20-10:40, Birame Sene, UNO - Mathematics
      "Hoeffding-type probability inequalities for the distribution of sums of possibly dependent random variables" (abstract)

April 18

Problem Solving Contest for Area High School Students (site)

    1:00-2:30 PM, Durham Science Center (DSC) 110 & 111

April 24

Guest Speaker: Andrew Swift on the topic of Math and Voting "Winning Elections: How many votes or how you count them?"

    2:30-3:30 PM, Durham Science Center (DSC) 115


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