In front of a large audience of St. Mary’s students, professors, and community members, College professors Jeffrey Byrd and Andy Koch presented the complicated science and subtle art behind beer brewing, as part of the Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquium Series, Jan. 17.
As part of the Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquia Series, St. Mary’s mathematics professor Susan Goldstine presented The Geometries of Escher on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Her presentation discussed the link between the math and art behind M. C. Escher’s work. “Professor Goldstine is the reason I am at St. Mary’s Read More
For the first Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquium of the semester, Southern Polytechnic State University professor A. Bowdoin Van Riper presented on how views of the future have changed over the decades, and why they never seem to be accurate. “Ladies and Gentlemen, behold the Future! At least, behold the Read More
For the final Natural Science & Mathematics (NS&M) Colloquium lecture of the semester, Dr. Larry Weinstein, a physics professor from Old Dominion University and co-author of Guesstimation: Solving the World’s Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin, presented “The Art of Guesstimation: How to Use Mathematics and Common Sense Read More
Dr. Robert Maile’s presentation at the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Colloquium Wednesday, titled, “The Challenges of Burn Injury,” focused on the impact of trauma and burn-related emergencies on the individual and society, and the state of current research in the field of burn immunology. Maile, a researcher in the surgery Read More
The most recent two lectures for the Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquium series focused on the mathematics behind a chocolate-eating game and the properties of the universe. The first of the two math-oriented seminars began on September 23 with a discussion of Chomp, a math game based on the rules Read More