Math Awareness Month Schedule 2015
Mathematics Drives Careers, April 2015
Mathematics Department, University of Kansas
|Proclamation of Math Awareness Month in the State of Kansas|
|March 31||Proclamation of Math Awareness Month in the City of Lawrence, City Hall, 5:45 pm.|
|April 4||Math Competition for Third-Fifth Grades, Middle School and High School Students, 2:00-3:30 pm. Registration at 2:00 pm in 406 Snow Hall. Deadline for entry, April 1.|
|April 7||Conversation with Brian McClendon, VP for Engineering @ Google, 1:00 – 2:00 pm, 156 Snow Hall. Registration at 2:00 pm in 406 Snow Hall. Deadline for entry, April 1.|
|April 13||Russell Bradt Memorial Undergraduate Mathematics Colloquium, 4:00 pm, 120 Snow Hall. Too Big to Fail (a Math test): How Stress Testing and Model Risk is Driving Jobs in Banking, Justin Hukle-VanKirk, Vice President and Director of Model Risk Management for Umpqua Bank, Portland, OR.
Panel Session with invited panelists from local industries will follow.
|April 15||Students + Workshops = Success + Fun. 9:15 am – 11:30 pm, 651 Snow Hall. Workshop for fifth graders from Broken Arrow Elementary School.|
|April 21||Honors Banquet.|
|April 22||Students + Workshops = Success + Fun. 9:15 am-11:30 pm, 651 Snow Hall. Workshop for fifth graders from Cordley Elementary School.|
|April 29||Math Competition Award ceremony, 4:30 pm, Room 306 Snow Hall.|
The Mathematics Department also has scheduled regular research seminars and colloquiums throughout the month. Go to our website http://www.math.ku.edu to find the weekly schedule of these talks.