# Past Events

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*8,347 total past events.*

## Tuesday, February 25, 1997

### Teaching-related Seminar

Interactive Computer Texts for Linear Algebra

**Location:**Math 101

**Presenter:**Bill Mueller, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Algebra and Number Theory Seminar

Sextic Number Fields of Discriminant - j 2a 3b

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**John Jones, Department of Mathematics, Arizona State University

### PDE Seminar

What's Special About Quantum Solitons?

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Alwyn Scott, Department of Mathematics and Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Monday, February 24, 1997

### ACMS Seminar

A Review of Nonlinear Responses of Materials

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Nicolaas Bloembergen, Department of Applied Sciences, Harvard University

### Department Tea

**Location:**Math 401

## Friday, February 21, 1997

### Program in Applied Mathematics Colloquium

A Review of Some PDE's with Random Coefficients

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Thomas Spencer, Institute for Advanced Study, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University

### Geometry Seminar

Universal Teichmuller Space and String Theory

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Sarada Rajeev, University of Rochester

### Program in Applied Mathematics Brown Bag Seminar

Chaos and Stuff

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Ahmad Alkhatib, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Thursday, February 20, 1997

### Mathematics Colloquium

An Approach to Critical Phenomena in Two Dimensions

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Tom Spencer, Institute for Advanced Study

### Modeling and Computation Seminar

Quantization & Sturmian Minimal Systems

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**John Kieffer, Visiting Professor, Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Arizona

## Wednesday, February 19, 1997

### Department Tea

**Location:**Math 401

### Mathematical Physics and Probability Seminar

Description of the Percolation Transition in Terms of Crossing Probabilities

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Jan Wehr, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Tuesday, February 18, 1997

### Mathematics Instruction Colloquium

The Research Mathematician as Storyteller

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Joe Watkins, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Department Tea

**Location:**Math 401

### Faculty Meeting

**Location:**Math 501

### Teaching-related Seminar

Whither Sophomore Linear Algebra?

**Location:**Math 101

**Presenter:**Larry Grove, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona

### Algebra and Number Theory Seminar

The Gross-Zagier Theorem over Function Fields

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Doug Ulmer, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### PDE Seminar

The Dressing Method: The Most Economical Way to Find N-Soliton Solutions

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Vladimir Zakharov, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Monday, February 17, 1997

### Special Colloquium

Tiling the Chessboard with Dominoes

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Darrin Speegle, Texas A&M

### Dynamical Systems Seminar

The Brown-Hepp Approach to Vlasov-Poisson Dynamics

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Oliver Knill, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Special Colloquium

Collaborative Learning, Technology in the Classroom and Other Teaching Methods

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Aletta Speegle, Texas A&M