MCSP Conversation Series Talks

Spring 2014

All sessions will be in Massengill unless otherwise noted.
Date & Time Speaker Title

 Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

 Mr. Jake Bennett, Roanoke College Alumnus

Title:  "What's the matter?  How experimental particle physics can shed light on the fundamental structures of the universe" 

 Thursday, February 6, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

Jon Marino and Heather Cook, Roanoke College Students

Title:  "Math:  It's All Fun and Games" 

 Thursday, February 20, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

 Dr. Rama Balasubramanian, Roanoke College

Title:  "Nanotechnology: Why STEM Majors Should Care!" 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 7:00 p.m. - Colket Center, Wortmann Ballroom

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

"Calculus The Musical!"
FREE Tickets are Required

(Please contact Laura Bair at 375-2013 or for tickets)

 Thursday, February 27, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Thomas Lux, Randall Pittman and Maya Shende, Roanoke College Students

Title:  "Neural Network Simulations and Robotic Mapping"

 Thursday, March 13, 2014, 7:00 p.m.  Dr. Roland "Pun" Minton and Dr. David "Taylor" Taylor, Roanoke College

Title:  "Penn & Teller Pun & Taylor Present: Mathematical Magic and Mystery"

 Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 7:00 p.m.  Dr. Robert Allen, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

Title:  "Zombies, Vampires and Math, Oh My!"

 Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 7:00 p.m.  Hermann Habermann, Senior Associate, National Academy of Sciences

Title:  "The Role of Statistics in Public Policy" 

 Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 7:00 p.m.  Dr. Hannah Robbins and Dr. Karin Saoub, Roanoke College

Title:  "Fun with Math Awareness Month" 

For more information, please contact Dr. Dan Robb at (540) 375-5250 or