# Past Events

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*8,736 total past events.*

## 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

### Department Tea

**Location:**Math 401

### Special Colloquium

Symplectic Reduction and Equivariant Index

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Eckhard Meinrenken, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

### Fluids and Mechanics Seminar

Multi-Dimensional Simple Waves in Gas Dynamics

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Garry Webb, LPL, University of Arizona

## Friday, February 14, 1997

### Program in Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Computational Fluid Dynamics--A 25 Year Review

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**C. K. Chu, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University

### Mathematics Colloquium

An Informal Discussion on String Theory

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Ron Donagi, University of Pennsylvania and IAS

### Program in Applied Mathematics Brown Bag Seminar

Pattern Formation in Chemotactic Bacterial Colonies

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Jason Rose, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Thursday, February 13, 1997

### Mathematics Colloquium

Integrable Systems: From Algebraic Geometry to Strings

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Ron Donagi, University of Pennsylvania and IAS

### Modeling and Computation Seminar

Shannon's Method of Types

**Location:**Math 402

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

## Wednesday, February 12, 1997

### 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 11, 1997

### Entry Level Mathematics Colloquium

The University Math Course for Future Elementary School Teachers

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Jan Shroyer, Grand Valley State University, Michigan