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Madison College Mathematics Club
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Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin
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 Lecture # 165, Friday, April 20, 2018, 3:30 PM, Room A2021,,Professor John Beam, UWOshkosh
" Presumed Guilty" Previous Lectures: ( When the Moon Hits Your Eye, Probability Does Not Exist!, Moviemaking Magic and Mishaps)
 Lecture # 164, Friday, March 9, 2018, 3:30 PM, Room A2021,Benedek Valko, UW Madison
"The typewriter problem and competing patterns in coin flips" Previous Lecture:
("Random permutations and suitcases" , "Dominos and Determinants")
 Lecture # 163, Friday, February 9 , 2018, 3:30 PM, Room A2021,Professor John Grade, Madison College
"Origami Valentine’s math" Previous Lectures: (Origami Math, Juggling, Braiding, Juggling, Braiding, Dancing and Math)
 Lecture # 162, Friday, November 10, 2017, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Professor JeanLuc Thiffeault of UWMadisont
"Entanglement"
Previous Lectures: (A Mathematical History of Taffy Pullers), (Making taffy with the Golden mean)
 Lecture # 161, Thursday, October 26, 2017, 3:30 PM, Room A2426, Professor Sebastien Roch, UW Madison
"Evolutionary Branches"
 Lecture # 160, Thursday, September 28, 2017, 3:30 PM, Room A2426, Professor Keith Nabb, UW River Falls
"Mistakes, Mistakes, Everywhere!"
 Lecture # 159, Friday, April , 2017, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Jen & Steve Szydlik, UWOshkosh
"TBD" Previous Lecture: (What Will Euclid Let Us Build?), ( The Problem with the Junk Food Problem ), ( Recalling the Recall: Statistical Sampling and the 2012 Petition Drive)
 Lecture # 158, Friday, March 10, 2017, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Professor John Frohliger, St. Norbert College
"Free Throws: A Look at Probability!" Previous Lectures:"That’s Impossiblet", "A Mathematical Walk through The Seventh Guest", "The Shortest Distance is Along a Straight Line, Even When It's Not", "Pythagorean Triples: Where Do They Come From?", "The Golden Ratio", "Finding the Odd Weight", "Worms, Blocks, and Harmony", "Honey, Where Shall We Sit?" and "One Potato, Two Potato, ..."
 Lecture # 157, Friday, February 10, 2017, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, PoLing Loh, UW Madison
""The Mathematics of Network Science"
 Lecture # 156, Friday, December 2, 2016, 3:30 PM, Room A2021,
"“Best Of” highlights party""
 Lectur# 155, Friday, November 11, 2016, 3:30 PM, Room A2021,Steven Post, Edgewood College
"My Favorite Impossible Problems." Previous Lecture:
("Puzzles, Patterns, and Pure Fun: The Joys of Mathematics")
 Lecture # 154, Friday, October 21, 2016, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Ben Collinsn
"Voters' Choice: A Look at the Mathematics of Voting" Previous Lectures: ("Mathemagic!!!", "The Mathematical Games of Martin Gardner", Euler's Polyhedron Formula, Fibonacci Trees: A Dream Come True, A marvelously terrible algorithm from Leonhard Euler, Mathematics to the Rescue: Centrality in Graphs
)  Lecture # 153, Friday, September 16, 2016, 3:30 PM, Carpool to Po Shen Loh talk at UW, n
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 Lecture # 152, Friday, May 6, 2016, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Benedek Valko, UW Madison
"The coupon collector's problem" Previous Lecture: (Random permutations and suitcases, Dominos and Determinants)
 Lecture # 151, Friday, April 8, 2016, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Professor John Grade, Madison College
"Origami Math"
 Lecture # 150, Friday, March 3, 2016, 3:30 PM, Room C2448, Professor aBa Mbirika, Eau Claire
"Pi is Transcendental"
 Lecture # 149, Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Professor John Beam, UWOshkosh
"When the Moon Hits Your Eye" Previous Lecture: (Probability Does Not Exist!, Moviemaking Magic and Mishaps)
 Lecture # 148, Monday, Nov. 11, 2015, 3:30 PM, Room A2426,Professor Jordan Ellenberg, UWMadison
"Toby and Marla." Previous Lectures: (How to get rich playing the lottery)
 Lecture # 147, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, 3:30 PM, Room A2021,Professor JeanLuc Thiffeault of UWMadison
"A mathematical history of taffy pullers" Previous Lectures: (Making taffy with the Golden mean)
 Lecture # 146, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, 3:30 PM, Room A2021,Professor John D. Grade, Madison College
"Farey Fractions" Previous Lectures: (Juggling, Braiding, Dancing and Math)
 Lecture # 145, Friday, May 1, 2015, 3:30 PM, Room A2021,Professor John Frohliger, St. Norbert College
"That’s Impossible!" Previous Lectures: "A Mathematical Walk through The Seventh Guest", "The Shortest Distance is Along a Straight Line, Even When It's Not", "Pythagorean Triples: Where Do They Come From?", "The Golden Ratio", "Finding the Odd Weight", "Worms, Blocks, and Harmony", "Honey, Where Shall We Sit?" and "One Potato, Two Potato, ..."
 Lecture # 144, Friday, April 10, 2015, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Paul Martin
"The workings of a Machine"
 Lecture # 143, Friday, March 13, 2015, 3:30 PM, Room A2021,PI day with Jim Ham
"Fe fi fo fum: The golden ratio is one giant of a number."
 Lecture # 142, Monday, Febuary 9, 2015, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Ranjan Roy
"Solving quadratic, cubic, and quartic equations" Previous Lectures: "Fermat, modular arithmetic, and cryptology"
 Lecture # 141, Friday, December 5, 2014, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Susan Hollingsworth, Edgewood College
"Voting Paradoxes" Previous Lectures: (A Knight's Tour, Voting Paradoxes)  Lecture # 140, Friday, November 14, 2014, 3:30 PM, Room A2021,Steven Post, Edgewood College
"Puzzles, Patterns, and Pure Fun: The Joys of Mathematics" Previous Lectures: (Liars, Truth tellers, and Infinite Dominoes, Mathematics: A Symphony, Not A Scale, Probability Puzzlers, Mathematical Elegance  The Secret Life of Mathematicians, Painting, Parity and Persistance, The case of the migrating umbrellas, Mathematics  A Study of Pattern)
 Lectu # 139, Friday, October 24, 2014, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Jen & Steve Szydlik, UWOshkosh
"What Will Euclid Let Us Build?" Previous Lecture: ( The Problem with the Junk Food Problem ), ( Recalling the Recall: Statistical Sampling and the 2012 Petition Drive)
 Lecture # 138, Friday, September 26, 2014, 3:30 PM, Room A2021,John Grade, Madison College
"Juggling, Braiding, Dancing and Math"
 Lecture # 137, Friday, May 2, 2014, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Professor Ben Collins and son Quinn Collins
"Mathemagic!!!" Previous Lectures: ("The Mathematical Games of Martin Gardner", Euler's Polyhedron Formula, Fibonacci Trees: A Dream Come True),(A marvelously terrible algorithm from Leonhard Euler, Mathematics to the Rescue: Centrality in Graphs)  Lecture # 136, Friday, April 4, 2014, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Professor Dan Kalman, American University
"Minute Math"
 Lecture # 135, Friday, March 7, 2014, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Professor John Koker, Dean A&S, UWO
"The Check's in the Mail" Previous Lectures: (Superquadratics and Heroic Ideas Concerning Polynomial Equations.)(Odd Pie Fights), (You Took How Many? NIM Type Games), (a2 + b2 = c2 Says Who?), (Two men thinking about math recreations)
 Lecture # 134, Friday, Febuary 28, 2014, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Professor Benedek Valko
Previous Lectures: "Dominos and Determinants"
"Random permutations and suitcases"
 Lecture # 133, Friday, January 31, 2014, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Professor Michael Ferris, UWMadison
"Some things to know about Mathematical Optimization"
 Lecture # 132, Friday, December 6, 2013, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Professor John Frohliger, St. Norbert College
" A Mathematical Walk through The Seventh Guest" Previous Lectures: "The Shortest Distance is Along a Straight Line, Even When It's Not", "Pythagorean Triples: Where Do They Come From?", "The Golden Ratio", "Finding the Odd Weight", "Worms, Blocks, and Harmony", "Honey, Where Shall We Sit?" and "One Potato, Two Potato, ..."
 Lecture # 131, Friday, November 22, 2013, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, ProfessorJordan Ellenberg, UWMadison
"How to get rich playing the lottery"
 Lecture # 130, CANCELLED
 Lecture # 129, Friday, October 18, 2013, 3:30 PM, Room A2021, Professor Norb Kuenzi, UWOshkosh
"Sums of Consecutive Odd Numbers" Previous Lectures: (The Birthday Problem and Beyond) , (A Historical Look at the CarandGoats Problem)(#85 What are Trapezoidal Numbers?)(#74 "The Tower of Hanoi Puzzle"), (#7"Some Binary Curiosities") , (#43"How many Coconuts?The Famous Monkey, Sailors, and Coconuts Problem") , (#63"Some (Sum) Numerical Curiosities for 2007"), (#16 "Two men thinking about math recreations")
 Lecture # 128, Friday, September 20, 2013, 3:30 PM, Room A2012, Professor Nigel Boston, UWMadison
"The Mathematics of Information"
Previous Lectures: (Cryptography and the Benefits of
Ignorance, Congruent Numbers, InvariantBased Face Recognition)
 Lecture # 127, Friday, September 6, 2013, 3:30 PM, Room A2012, Professor Marion Cohen, Arcadia U, PA
"ARITHMETIC: more of the story"
 Lecture # 126, Friday, April 26, 2013, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor Benjamin V.C. Collins, UWPlatteville, Previous Lectures: (Euler's Polyhedron Formula)(Fibonacci Trees: A Dream Come True),(A marvelously terrible algorithm from Leonhard Euler), (Mathematics to the Rescue: Centrality in Graphs)
"The Mathematical Games of Martin Gardner"
 Lecture # , Friday, April 12, 2013, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor Benedek Valko, UWMadison
"Dominos and Determinants"
 Lecture # 124, Friday, March 15, 2013, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor John Beam, UWOshkosh, Previous Lecture: (Moviemaking Magic and Mishaps)
"Probability Does Not Exist!"
 Lecture # 123, Friday, March 1, 2013, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professors Jennifer and Steve Szydlik, UWOshkosh Previous Lecture: (The Problem with the Junk Food Problem)
"Recalling the Recall: Statistical Sampling and the 2012 Petition Drive"
 Lecture # 122, Friday, Febuary 8, 2013, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor Anders O. F. Hendrickson of St. Norbert College
"Multiplication without Numbers: A First Look at Groups"
 Lecture # 121, Friday, January 25, 2013, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor JeanLuc Thiffeault of UWMadison
"Making taffy with the Golden mean" Downloads: Wisconsin Science Symposium
 Lecture # 120, Friday, December 7, 2012, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Dave Ebert, Oregon HS www.oregonsd.org/webpages/debert
"The Mathematics of the Simpsons" Downloads: Powerpoint of "The Mathematics of the Simpsons" and Document "Math of the Simpsons"
 Lecture # 119, Friday, November 2, 2012, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Ursula Whitcher, assistant professor  University of Wisconsin
"Mirror, Mirror: String Theory and Pairs of Polyhedra"
 Lecture # 118, Friday, October 12, 2012, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor James Swenson, UWPlatteville, Past Lectures: (Power Rankings: Math for March Madness)
"The Weird and Wonderful Chemistry of Audioactive Decay"
 Lecture # 117, Friday, September 28, 2012, 3:30 PM, Room 142A/B Dr. Karl Schaffer, De Anza College, CA
"Dancing with Mathematics"( Part #1 , Part#2 )
 Lecture # 116, Friday, September 7, 2012, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Prof. Thomas Drucker, UWW, Past Lectures: (Counting Bridges with Euler)
"What Does Mathematics Have to Do with Thinking?"
 Lecture # 115, Friday, May 4, 2012, 3:30 PM, Room Truax 209 Professor Darrah Chavey, Beloit College
"Designs and Patterns Across Cultures"
 Lecture # 114, Friday, April 20, 2012, 3:30 PM, Room Truax 209 Professor Norbert Kuenzi, UWO
"The Birthday Problem and Beyond"
 Lecture # 113, Wednesday, March 21, 2012, Noon, Room WEST 110 Professors Colin Adams and Tom Garrity's (Williams College)
"The Great Pi vs e debate"
 Lecture # 112, Friday, March 2, 2012, 3:30 PM, Room Truax 209 Professor Nigel Boston, UWMadison
"Congruent Numbers"
 Lecture # 111, Friday, February 3, 2012, 3:30 PM, Room Truax 209 Professor Robert L. Devaney, Boston University
"Chaos Games and Fractal Images"
 Lecture # 110, Friday, January 27, 2012, 3:30 PM, Room Truax 209 Professor Benjamin Collins, UWPlatteville
"Euler's Polyhedron Formula" Download PDF of powerpoint
 Lecture # 109, Friday, December 2, 2011, 3:30 PM, Room 122/133 Professor John Koker, Dean, A&S, UWOshkosh
"Superquadratics and Heroic Ideas Concerning Polynomial Equations."
 Lecture # 108, Friday, November 18, 2011, 3:30 PM, Room 142AB Professor John Beam, UWOshkosh
"Moviemaking Magic and Mishaps"
 Lecture # 107, Friday, September 30, 2011, 3:30 PM, Room 142AB Professor Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College, MN and
President of the Mathematical Association of America
 "To Infinity and Beyond"
 Lecture # 106, Friday, September 23, 2011, 3:30 PM, Room 142AB Professor Robert Farinelli, Dean of Academic Affairs, Community College of Allegheny County and President American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges

"Doing NonRoutine Problems with Routine Mathematics"
 Lecture # 105, Friday, April 8, 2011, 3:30 PM, Professor Joseph Gallian, University of Minnesota and former President of the Mathematical Association of America
"Breaking Driver's License Codes"
 Lecture # 104, Friday, March 4, 2011, 3:30 PM, Dr. James Swenson, UWPlatteville
"Power Rankings: Math for March Madness"
 Lecture # 103, Friday, February 25, 2011, 3:30 PM, Professor Tim Pennings
of Hope College and his Welsh Corgi Elvis
"Do Dogs Know Calculus?"
 Lecture # 102, Friday, January 28, 2011, 3:30 PM, Professor John A. Frohliger, St. Norbert College
"The Shortest Distance is Along a Straight Line, Even When It's Not"
 Lecture # 101, Friday, December 3, 2010, 3:30 PM, Professor Steven Post, Edgewood College
"Liars, Truth tellers, and Infinite Dominoes"
 Lecture # , Friday, November 19, 2010, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor David Bressoud, Macalester College, MN and President, Mathematical Association of America
"Srinivasa Ramanujan, A SelfTaught Genius"
 Lecture # 99, Friday, October 29, 2010, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor Richard Brualdi, UWMadison
"A Combinatorial Coloring Book"
 Lecture # 98, Friday, October 1, 3:30 PM, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor Norbert Kuenzi, UWO
"A Historical Look at the CarandGoats Problem"
 Lecture # 97, Friday, September 10, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor Thomas Drucker, UWW,
"Counting Bridges with Euler"
 Lecture # 96, Friday, May 7, 2010, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor Bruce Riley, UWLa Crosse
"An Intriguing Family of Polynomials"
 Lecture # 93, Friday, April 23, 2010, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor Alex Smith, UWEau Claire
"From Perspective Art to Projective Geometry"
 Lecture # 95, Thursday, April 15, 2010, 3:30 PM, Room 313 Professor Elgin Johnston, Iowa State U
"Repeating Repeating Decimals"
 Lecture # 94, Friday, March 12, 2010, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professors, Stephen and Jennifer Szydlik, UWOshkosh
"The Problem with the Junk Food Problem" Download PDF Reprinted with permission from Mathematics Teacher, copyright August 2009 by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. All rights reserved.
 Lecture # 92, Friday, February 5, 2010, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor James Hamilton, UWPlatteville
Diamonds, Volcanic Dust and Dark Matter...
 Lecture # 91, Friday, December 4, 2009, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor John Koker, UWOshkosh, Dean, College of Letters and Science
Odd Pie Fights
 Lecture # 90, Friday, November 20, 2009, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor John A. Frohliger, St. Norbert College
Pythagorean Triples: Where Do They Come From?
 Lecture # 89, Friday, November 6, 2009, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor Tony Thomas, UWPlatteville
Rational Imaginary Roots of Polynomials
 Lecture # 88, Friday, October 23, 2009, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor Michael Saccucci, Director of Statistics and Quality Management, Consumer Union
Statistics at Consumer Reports PDF
 Lecture # 87, Friday, October 9, 2009, 9:00 AM, Mitby Theater Professor John Coburn's
Humor. Activity, and Intrigue ... the Fun Side of Mathematics
Followed by our 9th Annual Middle School Math Competition at 10:30 AM, Mitby Theater: It's a Team Sport The Competitive Side of Mathematics jointly presented by the math faculties of MATC and the St. Louis CC, MO
 Lecture # 86, Friday, September 18, 2009, 3:30 PM, Room 209 Professor Steve Deckelman, UW Stout
How To Prove The Impossible
 Lecture # 85, Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 3:30 PM, Room 321 Professor Norbert J. Kuenzi, UW Oshkosh
What are Trapezoidal Numbers?
 Lecture # 84, Friday, April 3, 2009, 9:30AM  10:15 AM, Mitby Theater, : Professor Benjamin Collins, UWPlatteville
Fibonacci Trees: A Dream Come True
 ***Who Wants To Be a Sudoku Master 2009***, April 3, 2009,
Presented by Professors Jonathan Kane, UWWhitewater and George Alexander, MATC
The WHO WANTS TO BE A SUDOKU MASTER 2009 top five winners of cash and a copy of Scientific Calculator software are:
Sarah Kroth, Verona HS, Tara Baumgarten, Reedsburg HS, Ed Kluender, Madison Memorial HS, Corey Daehling, Lodi HS, Emilie Bedard, Ithaca (Richland Center) HS
Other competitors whom also received a copy of Scientific Calculator software are:
Russell Brulla, Fort Atkinson HS, Joe Gehrmann, Oregon HS, Rachael Neuman, Pardeeville HS, Steven Surgeon, Wonewoc Center, Kati Wetschnig, Westfield Area HS
 Links to 2007 Sodoku events "Sudoku: Questions, Variations, and Research", Sudoku Sam
 Lecture # 83, Friday, April 3, 2009, :Professor Jane Tanner, SUNY Onandaga CC
What's Puzzling You?
 Lecture # 82, Tuesday, March 10, 2009, :Professor Susan Hollingsworth, Edgewood College
A Knight's Tour
 Lecture # 81, Tuesday, February 24, 2009, : Professor Terry Jo Leiterman, St. Norbert College
How We Roll: The Theory and Construction of a Square Wheeled Bicycle
 Lecture # 80, Thursday, January 22, 2009, :Professor Steven Post, Edgewood College,
Mathematics: A Symphony, Not A Scale
 Lecture # 79, Wednesday, December 3, 2008, CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: Professor Benjamin Collins, UWPlatteville
Fibonacci Trees: A Dream Come True
 Lecture # 78, Friday, November 7, 2008,, : Professor John Coburn, Mathematics Department, St. Louis Community College
Mining the Cubic Equation for Mathematical Gems
 Lecture # 77, Wednesday, October 15, 2008, : Professor Elgin Johnston, Iowa State University
Mass Points: Geometry by Physics
 Lecture # 76, Wednesday, October 15, 2008, : Ray Blum
The Professor Numbers Mathemagics Show
 Friday October 10, 2008, The Professor Numbers Mathemagics Show ( http://www.mathismagical.com )
 Friday October 10, 2008, Third Annual Face Off ( First Annual Face Off, Second Annual Face Off )
One Potato, Two Potato,

 Lecture # 75, Wednesday, September 17, 2008, : Professor Marty Isaacs, UWMadison
Soccer Balls, Pentagons and Euler
 Lecture # 74, Wednesday, May 7, 2008, : Professor Norbert Kuenzi
The Tower of Hanoi Puzzle
 April 2526, MATHEMATICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (WI)'S 76TH ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE:
 Lecture # 73, Friday, April 25, 2008, : Professor Colin Adams, Williams College
Why Knot?
3 PM: AN OVERVIEW OF BENFORD'S LAW WITH APPLICATIONS TO FRAUD DETECTION, PROFESSOR RICHARD CLEARY, BENTLEY COLLEGE, MA
4 PM: "BLOWN AWAY: WHAT KNOT TO DO WHEN SAILING", PROFESSOR COLIN ADAMS, WILLIAMS COLLEGE, MA
5 PM: Reception, courtesy MATC Math Club
Banquet tickets at $20 pp, students $5. Checks to be made to MAA(WI). Please contact Sri.
 5:30 PM, FACE OFF, MITBY THEATER
http://www.uwosh.edu/faculty_staff/szydliks/faceoff.htm
8 PM: THE SECRETS OF MENTAL MATH, PROFESSOR ARTHUR BENJAMIN, HARVEY MUDD COLLEGE, MITBY THEATER (Open to the Public)
Students and teachers are invited to attend this unique event  FIRST time in Madison! Art has appeared on the Today Show, CNN, NY Times, LA Times, Scientific American, Peoples Magazine etc.,
http://www.math.hmc.edu/~benjamin
April 26, Saturday
11 AM: COMBINATORIAL TRIGONOMETRY (AND A METHOD TO DIE FOR), PROFESSOR ARTHUR BENJAMIN HMC, CA, HARVEY MUDD COLLEGE
 Lecture # 72, Friday, April 18, 2008, 9:00 AM, Room Mitby Theater, : Dale R. Buske, St. Cloud State University Mathematics Department
Lingo...It's Not Just Words
FOLLOWED BY "WHO WANTS TO BE A SUPER MATHEMATICIAN" AT 10:30 AND AFRICAN DRUMS: PERFORMED BY "SPECTRUM PERCUSSION TRIO" OF THE UWMADISON.
THE PARTICIPATING HIGH SCHOOLS IN OUR ANNUAL WWTBASM ARE:
DE FOREST, EDGEWOOD, FORT ATKINSON, HOMESTEAD, JEFFERSON, MADISON EAST, MADISON MEMORIAL, MARSHALL, PARDEEVILLE, REEDSBURG, RUFUS KING AND WAUNAKEE.
 Lecture # 71, Thursday, March 13, 2008, 3:30 PM, Room 321, : Professor John Frohliger, St. Norbert College
The Golden Ratio ( Don't miss the PI Day Celebration PIe eating contest at Noon, Room# 129C )
 Lecture # 70, Tuesday, Febuary 19, 2008, 3:30 PM, Room 321, : Professor Susan Hollingsworth, Edgewood College
Voting Paradoxes
 Lecture # 69, Monday, January 28, 2008, 3:30 PM, Room 321, : Professor Ranjan Roy, Beloit College
Fermat, modular arithmetic, and cryptology
 Lecture # 68, Wednesday, December 12, 3:30 PM, Room 209, : Professor Steven Post, Edgewood College
Probability Puzzlers
 Lecture # 67, Monday, November 12, 3:30 PM, Room 209, : Professor John Kiltinen, Northern Michigan University
The math behind the "15" puzzles and the other permutation puzzles
 Lecture # 66, Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 9:0010:00 AM, Mitby Theater, : Professor Tim Chartier, Davidson College
Mimematics (Download Flier)
 Lecture # 65, Friday, October 19, 2007, 3:30 PM, Room 209, : Professor Benjamin Collins, UWPlatteville
A marvelously terrible algorithm from Leonhard Euler
 Lecture # 64, Wednesday, September 5, 2007, 3:30 PM, : Professor Clement Jeske, UWPlatteville
Who's guarding the gallery?
 Lecture # 63, Friday, May 4, 2007, 3:30 PM, : Professor Norbert Kuenzi, UW  Oshkosh will give a lecture entitled
Some (Sum) Numerical Curiosities for 2007 ( Brain Teasers, Trivia, and Math Puzzlers, Score Totals )
 Lecture # 62, Friday, April 27, 2007, 9:00 AM, : Professor Laura Taalman, James Madison University will give a lecture entitled
Sudoku: Questions, Variations, and Research ( Brainfreeze Puzzles WSJ article )
 Who Wants to be a Sudoku Master? (Download Flier)
 Lecture # 61, Thursday, April 26, 2007, 3:30 PM, : Professor Jane Tanner, SUNY Onondaga Community College
Do You Do Sudoku?
 Lecture # 60, Friday, March 2, 2007, 3:30 PM, : Professor Clint Sprott, UW  Madison, Physics Department will give a lecture entitled
A Fractal View of the World
 Lecture # 59, Wednesday, February 21, 2007, 3:30 PM, : Professor Elgin Johnston, Iowa State University will give a lecture entitled
Wine bottles and Pizza sharing
 Lecture # 58, Monday, January 29, 2007, 3:30 PM, : Profesoor Ranjan Roy, Beloit College will give a lecture entitled
Life and work of Euler.
 Lecture # 57, Monday, December 4, 2006, 3:30 PM, : Professor Prof. Julie Mitchell of UWMadison
will give a lecture entitled
Using Mathematics to Understand Molecules
 Lecture # 56, Monday, November 13, 2006, 3:30 PM, : Professor Anthony Thomas of UWPlatteville will give a lecture entitled
Rational Approximations to Irrational Numbers
 Lecture # 55, Friday, October 20, 2006, 3:30 PM, : Professor Gary Britton of UWWashington County
will give a lecture entitled
The Da Vinci Code: Its use of the Fibonacci Sequence, the Golden Ratio and
Cryptography
 Lecture # 54, Friday, September 29, 2006: 9:00 AM in room 321 : Prof. James Reardon, UW, Madison, "Math: Language of the Universe"
presentation will be given as part of our annual middle school math competition
 Lecture # 53, Friday, May 5, 3:30 PM, Room 321: Professor Amir Assadi of UWMadison
gave a lecture entitled
Is this a face or a house? Mathematical Exploration of Brain and How It
Recognizes Faces
 Lecture # 52, Friday, April 7, 9:00 AM, Mitby Theater: Professor Nigel Boston of the
University of WisconsinMadison will gave a lecture entitled
"InvariantBased Face Recognition." The lecture was
followed with the Math Club's "WHO WANTS TO
BE A SUPER MATHEMATICIAN" competition.
 Lecture # 51, Thursday, March 9, 3:30 PM, Room 321: Professor John Frohliger of St.
Norbert College gave a lecture entitled
 Lecture # 50, Tuesday February 14, 3:30 PM, Room 321: Professor Philip Straffin of
Beloit College gave a lecture entitled
Sona, Kolam and Celtic Knots: Mathematical Explorations with OneLine
Drawings
 Lecture # 49, Thursday January 26, 3:30 PM, Room 321: Professor Jonathan Kane of
UWWhitewater will gave a lecture entitled
Dropping Lowest Grades
Upcoming Events
Past Events
 ***Who Wants To Be a Sudoku Master 2009***, April 3, 2009, 10:30  12: 15 p.m.,
Presented by Professors Jonathan Kane, UWWhitewater and George Alexander, MATC
Links to 2007 Sodoku events "Sudoku: Questions, Variations, and Research", Sudoku Sam
 Friday October 10, 2008, 9:00 am, Mitby Theater, The Professor Numbers Mathemagics Show ( http://www.mathismagical.com) 10:30noon, Mitby Theater, Third Annual Face Off ( First Annual Face Off, Second Annual Face Off )
 MATC's Mathematics Awareness Month Celebration 2008
 Thursday, April 2526, 2008, MATHEMATICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (WI)'S 76TH ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE:
 Thursday, March 13, 2008, PI Day Celebrations, PIe eating contest at Noon, Room# 129C
 Tuesday October 23, 2007, 10:30noon, Mitby Theater, Second Annual Face Off ( Download Flier Page 1 , Page 2 , Program), followed by African Drummers
 Tuesday December 19, 2006: Fall Potluck Noon1, #129D (Lower Cafeteria)
 Friday, September 29, 2006: annual middle school math competition in the format of a Jeopardy type game show, "Face Off" presented by the UWO math faculty +presentation
 Tuesday May 6, 2006: Spring
Potluck
 Friday April 7, 2005: Our spring Math and Music Festival, including our
famous "WHO WANTS TO BE A SUPER MATHEMATICIAN" competition,
a guest lecture from Nigel Boston of UWMadison, "Math Morsels and Mayhem"
presented by Marquette University High School students, and our infamous "PIe
Eating Contest."
 Friday October 21, 2005: Student Math League
Round 1 Exam (Room 256, 8:25  9:25 and 9:25  10:25 AM)
 Friday October 14, 2005: Fourth Annual Middle School Math Competition,
including the mathematical musical "Fermat's Last Tango", presented by the
students of Madison East High School.
 Thursday September 15, 2005:
Math Club Display Case
Dedication Ceremony
 Monday March 14, 2005: MATHFEST
2005, including "Who Wants To Be a Super Mathematician?"
 Thursday March 10, 2005: Student Math
League Exam
 Thursday, December 16, 2004: Math Club Officers Meeting
 November 2004: Student Math
League Exam
 Tuesday October 5  26, 2004: Student Math League
Practice Session (Room 238, 3:30 PM)
 Monday October 4, 2004: Math Club Officers Meeting
 Friday April 23, 2003 1:30 PM: Book Discussion in Room 377 of Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
by Edwin A. Abbott.
 Friday, April 16, 2003 10:00 AM: "WHO WANTS TO BE A MATHEMATICIAN" competition, preceded by
a guest lecture from Ken Ono of UWMadison
 Thursday December 4, 2003 2:30 PM: Book Discussion in Room 137A of Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
by Edwin A. Abbott.
 Tuesday, October 28, 2003 7:30 AM: Student Math League
Exam
 Monday October 20, 2003 3:30 PM: Movie Presentation in the Student Lounge of A Beautiful Mind, starring Russell
Crowe.
 Friday October 17 2003: Third Annual Middle School Math Competition
 Tenth Annual WisMATYC Fall Meeting
 A Dialogue of Math Instructors
 Student Math League
 Pi Day 2003 Celebration and Competition
 Middle School Math Competitions
 High School Math Competitions
 Presentations by MATC Math Club Members
The Puzzle Corner of the MATC Math Club Web Site
 Tuesday May 15, 2012: Spring Potluck Luncheon
 Monday December 19, 2011: Fall Potluck Luncheon
 Friday, May 6, 2011 Friends of Math Club, end of semester pot luckWest
 Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Friends of Math Club, end of semester pot luckTruax
 Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Friends of Math Club, end of semester pot luck
 Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Friends of Math Club, end of semester pot luck
 Thursday, April 23, 2009: Math club President get his reward at the Foundation Breakfast
 Tuesday, May 13, 2008: Friends of Math Club Spring Potluck Luncheon Room129B/D Noon1 PM
 Tuesday, May 12, Noon 2008  1 PM Board Room 122/130, Friends of Math Club, Mega Potluck
 Tuesday December 18, 2007, Friends of Math Club, Mega Potluck, Noon  1 PM, Room# 129D
 December 19, 2006: Math Club Fall Potluck Luncheon
 Tuesday May 16, 2006: Spring Potluck Luncheon
 December 20, 2005: Math Club Fall Potluck Luncheon
 May 10, 2005: Math Club
Spring Potluck Luncheon
 April 27, 2005: Spring
Awards Banquet
 April 27, 2005: Administrative Assistant's Day
 Wednesday, December 15, 2004:
Math
Club December 2004 Potluck Lunch
 Tuesday, November 23, 2004: Math Club
Pi(e) Sale at the Snack Bar
 Tuesday May 11, 2004, 12:00 PM: Math
Club Potluck Lunch
 Monday April 26, 2004, 12:00 PM: Spring
Awards Banquet
 Wednesday October 29, 2003: Math Club
Pi(e) Sale at the Snack Bar
 Administrative Assistants Day
 Retirement Parties
 Madison College Math Club Kickoff Luncheons
 Madison College Math Club Potlucks
Madison Area Technical College Math Club
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