Talks and Presentations


Emily Searle-White ('13)
Guest talk on Budapest Semesters in Mathematics.
Through this program, mathematics and computer science majors in their junior or senior years may spend a fall, spring or summer semester in Budapest and study under the tutelage of eminent Hungarian scholars. Emily participated in this program in Fall 2013. (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
March 5, 2014

Jade Sales-Lee ('12)
Guest talk: Method development and graduate education: What am I doing here and why do I love it? 
Working for a year in the Hammond lab in the MCB and Chemistry departments at U.C. Berkeley, Jade helped develop a quantitive assay as well as a fluorescent biosensor using RNA. At UCSF, she is helping develop molecular tools through modifying protein interactions. (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
November 15, 2013

Erika Refsland and Alexandra Michel (current Mills students)
Talk: What is an REU?
Why flip burgers for your summer job when you can earn and learn at the same time? Personal accounts of math REUs (Research Experience for Undergraduates). (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
November 11, 2013


Soren Galatius, Ph.D., Stanford University.
Guest talk on Braids and the Braid Group. (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
April 5, 2013

JuLee Burdekin ('95), Senior Manager of Content at Adobe Systems, Inc.
Cloud Force ('00)
, Vice President of Analytics IT at MSCI, Inc.
Claudia Medina, (MA '95)
, Founder and Principal Consultant at EdAscent, Program Analyst at the Stanford Center for Professional Development
Marion Spector ('07)
, Senior Project Manager for Amyris Biotech
Career Conversations: Careers in Technology panel presentation featuring Mills alumnae
March 7, 2013

Olga Karpenko, Guest lecture: Sketching Interfaces for 3D Modeling
February 28, 2013

Alissa Crans, Loyola Marymount University. Guest lecture: Curious Catalan Numbers. (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
February 21, 2013


Alison Mirin, Thesis presentation for the MA in Mathematics: "On Relation Algebras and Canonical Extensions of Boolean Algebras with Operators"— a topic in Mathematical Logic
April 6, 2012

Chris Schommer-Pries, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Guest lecture: Tic Tac Toe on a Torus (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
November 10, 2011

Patrick Driscoll, PhD, University of Virginia. Guest lecture: A Likely Story (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
October 10, 2011

Arthur Benjamin, PhD, Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College. Guest presentation: Mathematical Card Tricks
September 28, 2011

Arthur Benjamin, PhD, Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College. Guest lecture: The Art of Mental Calculation
September 27, 2011


Adrian Duane, PhD, UC San Diego. Guest Lecture: Catalan Discoveries (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
April 15, 2011

Patrick Driscoll, PhD, UC San Diego. Guest lecture: A Chance Encounter (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
March 11, 2011

Joel Dodge, PhD, UC San Diego. Guest lecture: Nice curves! Can I get your number (theory)? (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
February 11, 2011

Cornelia van Cott, PhD, University of San Francisco. Guest lecture: Brussels Sprouts and the Euler Characteristic (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
February 4, 2011

Robert Easton, PhD, University of Utah. Guest lecture: The Mathematics of Doodling (Mills Math Club-sponsored event)
November 2, 2010


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