In August, 2013, 12 students from the SMALL program (4 from Williams) traveled to the tenth annual Young Mathematicians Conference at The Ohio State University. There were 39 talks and 13 posters overall, with our students giving 9 talks and 3 posters. Five students working in Professor Miller’s Number Theory and Probability group won prizes
Professor Richard De Veaux was interviewed on the public radio WAMC Speakers Corner by Alan Chartock. What Chartock called the data mining crisis De Veaux called the long-term data mining evolution. Can one use the vast amount of available data to figure out whatever you want to know about someone? De Veaux talked about
Williams Professor Frank Morgan and SMALL summer research students Paul Gallagher and Maggie Miller are featured in the latest Mathematical Moment of the American Mathematical Society on “Working up a Lather—Bubbles and Foam”, Parts 3 and 4. The SMALL undergraduate mathematics research 2013 Geometry Group: Byron Perpetua, David Hu, Frank Morgan, Maggie Miller, Paul Gallagher.
Jane Wang (Princeton), Francisc Bozgan (UCLA), and Daniel Irvine (Notre Dame, pictured here with his advisor Colin Adams) of the Williams College SMALL Undergraduate Research Project won outstanding talk awards at the summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America (“MathFest“) August 2, 2013. Also, a SMALL team, consisting of Daniel Irvine (Notre Dame), Sander Mack-Crane (Case),
Boston.com, in its story on the latest Forbes rankings, pictures our Professor Steven J. Miller with his team’s Green Chicken trophy:
The 2013 Williams College SMALL Undergraduate Research Project is in full swing, many preparing for the summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America in Hartford next week. The SMALL Undergraduate Research Project marched proudly in the Williamstown Parade, July 4, 2013:
This Friday’s math tea (4 pm July 12, math library, Bronfman) will feature Norwegian waffles by Madeleine and Joey Horn, here pictured with Paul Gallagher SMALL’13 fording Broad Brook:
The SMALL Undergraduate Research Project marched proudly in the Williamstown Parade, July 4, 2013:
Professor Richard De Veaux spoke with WAMC’s Patrick Donges about the Snowden leak and his own work with the NSA on Monday June 24.
Math alum Jonathan Lovett ’04 gave an amazing commencement address at Pitzer College. His Williams thesis with Prof. Frank Morgan (with co-author Jack Cook) was published in the American Mathematical Monthly. After stints as speech-writer for Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, he is now co-founder and head writer for the new NBC prime-time “1600 Penn.” His advice: 1. Don’t