Upcoming Events

Mathematics Colloquium Abstract: Does your mail still reach its destination despite your illegible handwriting? Does your self driving car avoid pedestrians better than...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Feb 10 5:30pm Math Puzzle DinnerOur first math puzzle dinner of the spring semester. Professor Palsson will bring a math contest from somewhere in the world; we all look at it for the first time together...Location: Mission Park Dining Hall

Feb 10 6:30pm AWM Dinner MeetingLocation: Driscoll Dining Hall

Feb 11 9pm  Mar 17 Snacks at MathStatsLocation: Bronfman Library

Prof. John Cullinan, Bard College Legendre Polynomials: From Mathematical Physics to Number Theory Abstract: The Legendre polynomials, introduced in 1785, are well known...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Feb 12 1:10pm Beating the Sample Mean in 3D by Andrew Leary '16Statistics Colloquium Beating the Sample Mean in 3D: The JamesStein Estimator Abstract: In oneand twodimensional settings, the sample mean is an admissible and...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Feb 12 7pm Shabbat DinnerThis week, the AWM is cooking enchiladas and more for Shabbat dinner. Come join us at the JRC Friday at 7! All are welcome.Location: Jewish Religious Center

Feb 13 9am Rubik's Cube CompetitionLocation: Goodrich Hall

Feb 15 1pm Nash Equilibrium by Matthew Tarduno '16Mathematics Colloquium Abstract: John Nash, inspiration for the blockbuster film A Beautiful Mind, won the 1994 Nobel Prize for his proof of the existence of a Nash...Location: Bronfman Science Center

Mathematics Colloquium Abstract: Tired of memorizing the digits of pi? Sorry, I can’t help you. Tired of memorizing the digits of the square root of 2? Come to my talk!Location: Bronfman Science Center

Feb 17 5:30pm Math Puzzle DinnerProf. Palsson will bring a math contest from somewhere in the world; we all look at it for the first time together and try to brainstorm a solution.Location: Mission Park Dining Hall
Colloquium Fest 2016
Colloquium_Fest_2016_Schedule.html
Stats/Applied Math  Forensic Science 2223Feb'16
Blog
February 9th, 2016
Interview with Mia Smith ’16
by Nam Nguyen ’19
Smith tells Nguyen about her experience as a math major in Williams College
When did...
February 4th, 2016
Interview with Julie Blackwood
by John Herrera ’17
How did you get interested in applying mathematics to ecology?
When I was applying for college, I...
February 4th, 2016
Nebraska Conference for Women
by Sarah Fleming
Over Dead Week, Nina Pande and I attended the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics at...
January 27th, 2016
Interview of Leo Goldmakher on Grad Student Blog
Stephen Ai ’18 interview of Professor Goldmakher on AMS Graduate Student Blog:
Goldmakher tells Ai about the importance of creativity and...
January 22nd, 2016
Interview with Janice Lee ’17
by John Herrera
Lee, a junior math major at Williams College, engages in problem solving activities.
How did you get...
January 22nd, 2016
Lightning Talks by Thesis Students
The AMS Williams Student Chapter and SMASAB joined forces yesterday in organizing a special event called Lightning Talks by Thesis...