2013-14 GEM Seminar

HIGH SCHOOL NORTH (3:30-5 pm)
Contact: Alicia Lai (axl19@scasd.org)
DateTopic
Speaker
 Friday, October 11 The Mathematical Mechanic... and His Assistant Dr. Mark Levi, PSU
 Mr. Gregory Somers, SCAHS
 Friday, October 25 The Calculus of Variations Dr. Heber Farnsworth, PSU
 Friday, November 15 Cool Results Involving Fibonacci Numbers and Compositions Dr. James Sellers, PSU
 Thursday, November 21
 ARML Power Contest!
 
 Friday, December 6 Some Geometrical Gems--Postponed Dr. Levi, PSU
 Friday, December 20 Turing Machines & Computability Dr. Ed Green, PSU
 Friday, January 10 What "The mean of the mean is the mean" means Dr. David Hunter, PSU
 Friday, February 7 ARML Power Contest! 
 Friday, March 7 Some Geometrical Gems Dr. Mark Levi, PSU
 Friday, March 21 Cauchy's Theorem Dr. Misha Guysinsky, PSU
 Friday, April 4  
 Friday, April 18  
 Friday, May 2  
 Friday, May 16  
 Friday, May 30 end of year picnic (?) 


PARK FOREST MIDDLE (3:30-4:30 pm in Cafeteria)
Contact: Suzii Owens (smo17@scasd.org) or Rebekah Sjoberg (ras16@scasd.org)
DateTopicSpeaker
 Wednesday, November 6 Primes and Perfect Numbers Dr. Sellers, PSU
 Wednesday, December 11 Adding Angles Dr. Green, PSU
 Wednesday, January 15  
 Wednesday, February 19 topic TBA    Dr. Nate Brown
 Wednesday, April 2  


MOUNT NITTANY MIDDLE (3:30-4:30 pm in Rm 156)
Contact: Shawna Mukavetz (smm18@scasd.org)
DateTopic
Speaker
 Tuesday, October 22Mathematical Expectation - GamesDr. Misha Guysinsky, PSU
 Tuesday, November 19 Primes and Perfect Numbers Dr. Sellers, PSU
 Tuesday, December 10 Adding Angles Dr. Ed Green, PSU
 Wednesday ,  January 29 St. Petersburg Paradox Dr. Heber Farnsworth, PSU
 Tuesday, February 25 (this is the rescheduled date from the snow day!)Fibonacci Numbers and Related ItemsDr. Sellers, PSU
 Wednesday, March 19
What "The mean of the mean is the mean" means 
 Dr. Hunter, PSU
 Tuesday, April 15 topic TBA Dr. Uday Shanbhag, PSU


PENN STATE VISITS (MASS Colloquium)
DateTopic
Speaker
Wednesday, September 25 From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Mathematics of Origami Robert Lang, Alamo, CA