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April 6, 1999

Math Awareness Month 1999

Schedule of Events

Sunday April 18
2:00 pm
Modern Languages, Rm.350
Mathemagician Art Benjamin
Bring the whole family to this dazzling performance of mathematical marvels! World-renowned calculator-racer Art Benjamin will astound and amaze; don't miss this one-time-only performance!

Monday April 19
3:00 pm
Math Bldg. #501
Recounting Fibonacci Numbers and Continued Fractions
This lecture by Dr. Art Benjamin explores the beautiful identities of number theory. Space is limited. Get there early!
4:00 - 5:30pm
Math Building Lobby
MAW Reception & Official Web Site Launch
See the exhibits and meet their creators at this gala event, the official kick-off for 1999's Math Awareness Week. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday April 20
4:00 - 5:00pm
UMC Duval Auditorium
Mathematics and the Heart
A lecture by Arthur T. Winfree, Regents Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, and Timothy W. Secomb, Professor, Departments of Physiology & Mathematics. They will describe applications of mathematics to the heart and the circulatory system, in terms understandable to non-mathematicians.

Wednesday April 21
4:00 pm
FCR Rm.202
Math Movie
"Patterns of Nature," produced by PBS as part of its acclaimed Math series, "Life By the Numbers." Real mathematicians will be on hand to answer questions from the audience and to distribute popcorn.

Thursday April 22
11:00am - 12:30
Math 401
Daughters on Campus Day
It's Math Color, Calculators and Codes! A set of hands-on activites to explore the fun side of Math.

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