The MEC Mathematical Society meets every Wednesday. We host guest speakers, student presentations and talks by our faculty. We also play math games, discuss, plan and inform members of upcoming events and initiatives. Join us, and Bring a Friend from Math Class.

Spring 2016 Club Schedule

President: Nikita Hutson
Vice President: Janelle Walker
Treasurer:
Secretary: Aalia Quamina
P&B: Ivor Blackman and Malika Simmons

Faculty advisor: Bart Van Steirteghem

Date Time Activity Location
2/10 11:30-12:45 SSH&T Research Seminar Series: Steve G. Greenbaum (Hunter) [pdf] A1-C13
2/24 11:30-12:45 Presentation by Terrence Blackman
Title: Hearing the Drum of the Rhythm
A1-L07
3/2 11:30-12:45 Guest presentation by Forest Fisher and Jared Warner (Guttman CC)
Developing NYC (and proportional reasoning)
through an urban-planning board game
A1-L07
3/9 11:30-12:45 Screening of TedX talk by Dr. William A. Massey (Princeton)
Creating more Black scientists is easy!
A1-L07
3/14 11:30-12:45 Guest Lecture: Dr. William A. Massey (Princeton)
co-hosted by SSH&T, Math Dept and MEC Math Society
Title: An introduction to strategic decision making [poster]
A1-C13
3/16 11:30-12:45 Math & Much: "GPS to Success: More Math, More Money" C-217
3/23   No meeting: CUNY follows a Friday schedule  
3/30 11:30-12:45 Graduate School Personal Statement Workshop
hosted by PBI Programs
Library
Lab A1041
4/6 11:30-12:45 Presentation by Henry Ricardo
Title: Defining Familiar Functions Using Differential Equations
A1-L07
4/13 11:30-12:45 Presentation by Ventura Simmons
Title: Free Software and Examples of Their Uses in Our Math Courses
A1-L07
4/20 11:30-12:45 Election of 2016 - 2017 Club officers A1-L07
5/4 11:30-12:45 Group Advising A1-L07
5/11 11:30-3:00 Graduate BBQ and Spring Fest
Hosted by Student Life and Development & SGA Senior Class
Crown Street
b/w Bedford & Franklin


Fall 2015 Club Schedule

President: Nikita Hutson
Vice President: Janelle Walker
Treasurer: Joy Adams
Secretary: Aalia Quamina
P&B: Ivor Blackman and Malika Simmons

Faculty advisors: Gelonia Dent and Bart Van Steirteghem

Date Time Activity Location
9/16 11:30-12:45 Club Fair Bedford Amphitheater
9/30 11:30-12:45 An interactive introduction to integer partitions AB1-L07
10/7 11:30-12:45 SET tournament AB1-L07
10/14 11:30-12:45 Presentation by Terrence R. Blackman
Title: What is Number Theory? [slides]
AB1-L07
10/21 11:30-12:45 Medgar Evers College Mathematics Colloquium
Speaker: You Qi (Yale University)
Title: Categorification of small quantum groups
AB1-L07
10/28 11:30-12:45 Presentation by Cesar Valverde
Title: Different sizes of infinity
AB1-L07
11/04 11:30-12:45 Group Advising AB1-L07
11/11 11:30-12:45 Math and Munch: Relax and Give Back [pdf] AB1-C13
11/18 11:30-12:45 Presentation by Mahmoud Sayrafiezadeh:
Title: Taylor Polynomials: Their Simplicity and Utility
AB1-L07
11/25 11:30-12:45 SGA Thanksgiving Lunch/Dinner AB1-Lobby
12/02 11:30-12:45 Math Movie: Outside In AB1-L07
12/07 11:30-12:45 Guest Lecture by Dr. Edray H Goins (Purdue University)
Title: A Survey of Diophantine Equations
AB1-L00