Upcoming Events

Mathematics Colloquium An Investigation of the Waring Problem for Squares Abstract: The Waring Problem states that every natural number is the sum of a fixed number of...Location: Bronfman Science Center

The Williams College SIAM Chapter's biweekly meeting. We'll be discussing future events and plans for the newlyformed club, and the meeting will be followed by our first...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Dec 1 6:30pm Putnam Prep Pizza RallyDo you like math? Do you like pizza? Then you should come to the Math/Stat Library for the Putnam Prep Pizza Rally! Join us as we prepare for the Putnam Exam by tackling...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Guess Who? Learning Author Attributes from Unstructured Text Abstract: Given a short sample of unstructured text, such as a tweet or email, we can often infer various...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Dec 2 5:30pm Math Puzzle DinnerMath Puzzle Dinner, 5:30 pm, Dennett Room, Mission. Professor Palsson will bring a math contest from somewhere in the world; we all look at it for the first time together and...Location: Mission Park Dining Hall

Dec 3 9pm Snacks at MathStatsTake a break with tasty snacks tonight from 9  10:00 pm in the Math/Stats Library, 2nd floor Bronfman. Sponsored by the Math/Stats Student Advisory Board.Location: Bronfman Science Center

Mathematics Faculty Seminar Abstract: Often a deeper understanding of fundamental ideas comes from knowing more than one proof of an important theorem. We will discuss...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Dec 4 1:10pm Utility of Penalized BSplines by A. Alvaro '16Statistics Colloquium Nonparametric Regression Using Penalized BSplines by Alvaro Aleman '16 Abstract: Many statistical procedures and tools are based on a set of...Location: Bronfman Science Center
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October 31st, 2015
Williams Defends Green Chicken 2015
The Williams team led by Granger Carty ’18, Zhiqi Li ’19, Gregory Kehne ’16 and Sam Donow ’16 defended the...
October 16th, 2015
Mountain Day 2015
At 5:55 am this morning Williams College President Adam Falk canceled all classes and called us into the mountains, led...
September 27th, 2015
WIMIN Conference at Smith
Post by Sarah Fleming ’17 and Nina Pande ’17
Last Saturday, we attended WIMIN15, a conference sponsored by the Center...
September 15th, 2015
The Inferiorities of Mac Mail
When I got my new MacBook Air, I had to switch from my old email client, Eudora, to MacMail, which seemed like...
September 15th, 2015
Math Puzzles and Contests
The purpose of this post is to talk about the weekly math puzzle night dinners run by myself and my sidekick, Professor...
August 31st, 2015
Matthew Quinn and Stephanie Stacy Win First Place in National Statistics Competition
Matthew Quinn and Stephanie Stacy, Juniors at Williams College, won the First Place in this year’s USPROC (Undergraduate Statistics Project...