Cal Week

The Department of Mathematics
University of California, Berkeley
presents
MATHEMATICS CAL WEEK 2020
April 18th - 24th 2020

 

 

Throughout the Week


Title: Mathematics In Medicine
Description: Prof. Canic will discuss how real-life problems are an important driving force in the development of new mathematics. With the recent developments of new technologies, biomedical engineering and medicine, the need for new mathematical and numerical methodologies to aid these developments has never been greater. Real-life problems and how math has influenced the development of breakthrough technologies to solve them: One is the development of vascular prosthesis called stents, and the other is the design of bioartificial pancreas for the treatment of Type 1 diabetes.
Type: Zoom Slide presentation
Audience: All Admits
Date/Time: Pre-Recorded lecture with slides. (Can be played anytime.)
Link(s): https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/math.html?event_ID=132847

 

 

MUSA (Mathematics Undergraduate Student Association)

Title: One-on-One Student Advising/Zoom
Description: Sign up for some one-on-one question & answer time with a current math major. Sign up in advance and tell us some of your interest, we'll match you with an experienced undergrad who can help advise you, especially with regards to your interest.
Link(s): https://forms.gle/kzcW6arkaaMR9Urx9

 

 

Title: A Few Ways To Lose Your Money
Description: This talk by Professor Alberto Grunbaum discusses a number of games similar to those you might encounter in a casino. In playing some of these, you'll discover-usually too late! -that the house always beats you in the long run, even if the rules of the game appear perfectly fair.
Type: Zoom Talk
Audience: All Admits
Date/Time: Pre-Recorded talk
Link(s): https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/math.html?event_ID=132848

 

 

 

April 20th

Title: Mathematics Information Session: (Prof. Persson/Department of Mathematics Major Advisers)
Description: Learn about objectives and requirements of the Math major and the opportunities open to math students at Berkeley. Staff advisor will also be available to answer questions.
Type: Zoom Info-session
Audience: All Admits
Date/Time: April 20th, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Link(s): https://berkeley.zoom.us/s/97911378402

 

 

April 21st

MUSA (Mathematics Undergraduate Student Association) Sponsoring Talk
Title: Prof. Ken Ribet's Welcome Talk
Description: Every year, Professor Ribet has given a welcome talk to incoming Math undergrads. Join us again for his annual address, as he talks through life in Math at Berkeley. In the past it has been very highly received. And if you're unsure about picking Berkeley. This has proven a decided factor in the past.
Type: Zoom Talk
Audience: All Admits
Date/Time: April 21st, 4:00-5:00pm
Link(s): https://berkeley.zoom.us/s/91294217490

 

 

April 23rd

MUSA (Mathematics Undergraduate Student Association) Sponsoring Panel
Title: Undergraduate Experience
Description: Prof. Antonio Montalbán will give a brief 15 minute introduction about Berkeley Connect before the panel.  Join us for a panel about the undergraduate math experience at Berkeley! We'll have several current undergrads with a wide range of experiences, as well as Prof. Per-Olof Persson, the Vice Chair for Undergraduate Affairs. If you have questions about the major, classes, resources, or anything else, feel free to ask.
Type: Zoom Panel
Audience: All Admits
Date/Time: April 23rd, 3:40-5:00pm
Link(s): https://berkeley.zoom.us/s/96590848064

 

 

April 24th

Title: Informational Session for Mathematics Undergraduate Student Assoc. and Women in Math
Description: Information on respective clubs, opportunities, resources/ Q&A.
Type: Zoom Info-session
Audience: All Admits
Date/Time: April 24th, 5:00-6:00pm
Link(s): https://berkeley.zoom.us/s/99602578901

 

 

Mathematics Peer Advisers

 

Description:  Talk with current Math and Applied Math majors about their experience studying Math at UC Berkeley and ask any questions you may have!  See https://math.berkeley.edu/programs/undergraduate/advising#peer for more information about each Peer Advisor's courses taken and areas of expertise.
Type:   Drop-In Open Format Office Hours through Google Hangouts
Audience: All Admits

 

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Tuesday April 21st
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Thursday April 23rd
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