Upcoming Events

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

Sep 24 5:30pm  Dec 10 Math Puzzle NightEach week we meet for dinner at Mission and brainstorm solutions to a math competition. No preparation needed, all are welcome; contact sjm1@williams.edu for more details.Location: Mission Park Dining Hall

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

Mathemtics and Statistics Department Colloquium Abstract: The largest area that can be enclosed by a curve is a circle. It was intuited by the Ancient Roman Queen Dido in...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Mathematics and Statistics Department Colloquium Abstract: A set of points on the plane has many different triangulations, some of which are more desirable for certain...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Mathematics and Statistics Department Faculty Seminar Abstract: We will start with a general introduction for how to construct a multidimensional continued fraction, and why...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
WIMIN Student Math Conf at Smith Sept 27
Give a talk, all expenses paid, deadline Sept 19.
Und Math Conf at James Madison Oct 4
Give a talk, all expenses paid, deadline Sept 19.
SE Student Math Conf at Clemson Nov 1516
Give a talk, all expenses paid.
Blog
September 15th, 2014
Math Problem Solving
The purpose of this column is to talk about the weekly math puzzle night dinners run by myself and Professor Palsson,...
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....