Upcoming Events

Mathematics and Statistics Department Colloquium Abstract: The basic problem of group testing is to identify a set of ‘positive’ or ‘defective’ items from a large...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Mathematics and Statistics Department Colloquium Abstract: Though originally proven as only a minor lemma in a 1928 paper by F. P. Ramsey, Ramsey’s theorem turned out to be...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Mathematics and Statistics Department Faculty Seminar Abstract: In this talk, we will discuss recent developments on the characterization of Formal Fibers at Height Zero...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Mathematics and Statistics Department Colloquium Abstract: Most people have had some idea of fractions: 1/2, 1/3, 2/3, and so on. A fraction of the form: 1/(r +(1/s +...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Sep 24 1pm Ramsey Round 2 by Lily An '15Mathematics and Statistics Department Colloquium Abstract: F. P. Ramsey, a British philosopher, mathematician, and economist, developed a branch of mathematics in the early...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Mathematics and Statistics Department Faculty Seminar Abstract: Data transformations are ubiquitous in statistics. Whether it is a matter of changing units from Fahrenheit...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Oct 9 5pm Radical Encoding: Seeing is RememberingWhether it is our ability to detect a wide range of colors or to remember a face we haven’t seen for years, the human brain is impressively adept at interpreting, encoding,...Location: The Clark
2nd Burger talk 12:15 Thurs Sept 11 at BCC
WIMIN Student Math Conf at Smith Sept 27
SE Student Math Conf at Clemson Nov 1516
Blog
May 28th, 2014
First WilliamsExeter Undergraduate Math Conference
Jesse Freeman ’15: An Update from Oxford
One of the things I’ve missed most about the US and about Williams...
May 13th, 2014
Prizes Announced at Majors’ Banquet
Professor and Chair Stewart Johnson announced this year’s Math/Stats prizes at the annual gala Majors’ Dinner at the Williams Inn...
April 26th, 2014
Williams at Hudson River
The hundreds of attendants at the 2014 Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, this year at Marist College, included seven speakers...
April 15th, 2014
Best Jobs 2014
According to the latest ranking by CareerCast.com, the best four jobs of 2014 are:
1. Mathematician.
2. Tenured professor.
3....
April 10th, 2014
Williams Wins 2014 AMS Exemplary Department Award
The American Mathematical Society has recognized the Williams College Department of Mathematics and Statistics as the 2014 Exemplary Program, as announced and described...