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for Undergraduate Friday Seminar events the year of Thursday, March 26, 2020.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

4:00 pm in 341 Altgeld Hall,Friday, February 21, 2020

Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem

(UIUC Math)

Abstract: Julia Robinson was the first woman elected to the mathematical section of the National Academy of Sciences, and the first woman to become president of the American Mathematical Society. While tracing Robinson's contribution to the solution of Hilbert's tenth problem, the film illuminates how her work led to an unusual friendship between Russian and American colleagues at the height of the Cold War.

Friday, February 28, 2020

4:00 pm in 341 Altgeld Hall,Friday, February 28, 2020

How to Tile Your Bathroom: An Extremely Impractical Guide from a Mathematician

Prof. Sean English   [email] (UIUC Math)

Abstract: Tilings have been considered by mathematicians for centuries and by artists for millennia. The main question for tiling problems involves asking if a small number of shapes can be used to cover an entire geometric region without gaps or overlaps. We will briefly talk about some of the history behind tilings, then we will explore many interesting different directions these sorts of problems can take. We will explore some questions as simple as "which regular polygons can tile the plane?" to questions as obscure as "do chickens give rise to a periodic tiling?". Disclaimer: Unless your bathroom is infinite in size, follows spherical or hyperbolic geometry, or has a floor that is more than two dimensional, this talk may not actually be helpful for tiling your bathroom.

Friday, March 6, 2020

4:00 pm in 341 Altgeld Hall,Friday, March 6, 2020

TBA

TBA (UIUC Math)

Friday, March 27, 2020

4:00 pm in 341 Altgeld Hall,Friday, March 27, 2020

TBA

TBA (UIUC Math)

Friday, April 3, 2020

4:00 pm in TBA,Friday, April 3, 2020

Integration Bee

MATRIX (UIUC Math)

Friday, April 10, 2020

4:00 pm in 341 Altgeld Hall,Friday, April 10, 2020

TBA

TBA (UIUC Math)

Friday, April 17, 2020

4:00 pm in 341 Altgeld Hall,Friday, April 17, 2020

TBA

TBA (UIUC Math)

Friday, April 24, 2020

4:00 pm in 341 Altgeld Hall,Friday, April 24, 2020

TBA

TBA (UIUC Math)

Friday, May 1, 2020

4:00 pm in 341 Altgeld Hall,Friday, May 1, 2020

IGL Fall 2020 Info Session

Alexi Taylor Block Gorman   [email] (UIUC Math)