Cal Day

The Department of Mathematics presents Cal Day

April 23, 2022


Cal Day Events


Title: Mathematics Information Session with Professor Martin Olsson, Department of Mathematics /Major Advisors

Description: Learn about objectives and requirements of the Math major and the opportunities open to math students at Berkeley. Staff advisors will also be available to answer questions.
Type: Zoom Info-session.
Audience:All admits.
Date/Time: April 23, 2022 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


Title: Ask The Mathematician, Professor George Bergman

Description: A Cal Day Favorite! Find out everything you always wanted to know about mathematics (but couldn’t find anyone to ask).
Type: In-person.
Audience: All admits.
Time/Location: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. East side of Evans Hall.


Title: Mathematics Information Table

Description: Talk to advisers in the Department of Mathematics and get comprehensive information about the Major and Minor programs.
Type: In-person.
Audience: This will be our Marketplace event. We are hoping to team up with the Statistics Department. We requested if the tent can be set up near Evans Hall.
Time/Location: 10:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastside of Evans Hall (outside).


Title: MUSA (Mathematics Undergraduate Student Association)

Description: The Math Undergraduate Student Association (MUSA) serves the undergraduate math community at Berkeley, providing a range of opportunities to connect and expand horizons. Hear the perspectives and experiences of students in one of the top math departments in the country. We'd love to have you join us!
Type: In-person. Meet current math students.
Audience: All admits.
Time/Location: 12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. East entrance of Evans Hall.


Title: Pre-Calculus Essentials Program

Description: Pre-recorded video with Professor Alexander Paulin.
Type: Pre-recorded video.
Audience: All admits.
Date/Time: All day event.


Title: Mathematics In Medicine

Description: Professor 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: Pre-Recorded lecture with slides.
Audience: All admits.
Date/Time: Pre-Recorded lecture with slides (can be played anytime).


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: Pre-Recorded talk.
Audience: All admits.
Date/Time: Pre-Recorded talk (can be played anytime).


Title: Info Session with Womxn in Math (WIM)

Description: WIM is a student organization which serves to support women and other underrepresented genders interested in math at Cal. We host weekly meetings which alternate between academic opportunities and social events, in addition to offering a variety of other programs. Join our info session to learn more and ask us questions. We look forward to meeting you!
Type: Zoom Info-session.
Audience: Women and all admits.
Date/Time: Saturday, April 23 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.