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33rd Annual WKU Mathematics Symposium

33rd Annual Mathematics Symposium
Western Kentucky University

Conference Flyer & Schedule


November 8-9, 2013 (Friday 4:30 pm - ; Saturday 8 am - )

Snell Hall (SH) 1st Floor
Refreshments and registration start at 4:30 pm on Friday the 8th

Free Registration:  at the Registration Desk at the meeting

Abstract submission:  Closed.
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Keynote Speakers:

Sir Vaughan Jones
Vanderbilt University
Fields Medal recipient, 1990
Member of the US National Academy of Sciences
Fellow of the Royal Society
Honorary Member of the London Mathematical Society

Talk:  Why I Love Knots

Dr. Michael Orrison
Harvey Mudd College

Talk:  Should We Vote on How We Vote?

Presentations:  There will be a number of 20-minute talks, focusing on mathematics and closely-related topics.  The talks can be expository, historical, research-related, or education-related.  Student presentations are especially welcome.  (We have funds for student travel!)

Where:  Snell Hall
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Parking:  If you arrive before 4:30 pm on Friday the 8th, please stop by the Mathematics Department Office to obtain a temporary parking permit from the staff.  Parking is free after 4:30 pm in all non-gated lots, and is free on Saturday.

Please contact the Mathematics Department Office, at (270) 745-3651, or
Dr. Mikhail Khenner, at (270) 745-2797 or, or
Dr. Samangi Munasinghe, at (270) 745-3154 or

Sponsored by:

NSF grant DMS-0846477 through the
MAA Regional Undergraduate Mathematics Conferences program,
WKU Mathematics Department
WKU Ogden College of Science & Engineering
Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics & Science


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