Many Cheerful Facts: The talks are usually given by graduate students and are aimed at a general mathematics audience.

If you are interested in giving a talk and/or want some ideas for a talk, please contact Jason Ferguson (JMF at Math) .

Date |
Speaker |
Title |
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Feb. 12 | Jason Ferguson | Minkowski Theory and the Four-Squares Theorem |

Feb. 19 | Michael Pejic | Freaky Fractional Derivatives |

March 12 | Adam Boocher | The Weird and Wonderful Chemistry of the Look-and-say sequence |

April 2 | Andrew Niles | A Basic Introduction to Elliptic Curves |

April 9 | Julia Erhard | An Independent Statement of Pure Mathematics |

April 16 | Shuchao Bi | Many Cheerful Facts and Conjectures about Commuting Varieties |

April 23 | Vinicius Gripp | A Geometric Approach to the Exterior Derivative and Stokes' Theorem |

April 30 | Holger Kammeyer | Fair and Unfair Prices for Financial Derivatives |

Date |
Speaker |
Title |
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Jun. 25 | Taryn Flock | Laplacians on a Family of Quadratic Julia Sets |

Jul. 9 | Jason Ferguson | Pointwise Convergence of Fourier Series |

Previously on Many Cheerful Facts: 2009 (Spring, Fall,)2008, 2007, 2006 (fall, spring), 2005, 2001–2004.