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Seminars & Events


Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in Boehm Hall 260

Ninth Annual Thomas Pirnot Lecture in Mathematics

"The Joy of SET®: The Mathematics In a Card Game"

Dr. Elizabeth McMahon and Dr. Gary Gordon, Lafayette College

The card game SET® is played with a special deck of 81 cards. There is quite a lot of mathematics that can be explored using the game. We’ll look at questions in combinatorics, probability, linear algebra, and especially geometry. The deck is an excellent model for a 4-dimensional finite affine geometry. If you’d like some practice before the talk, go to for the rules and a Daily Puzzle.

Discrete Mathematics Seminar

Meets weekly during the semester; come as often as you can!

Mugridge Symposium

The next Mugridge Symposium will be held April 21, 2016.

Eastern Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting

April 23, 2016 - Kutztown University

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education
Mathematics Association Conference

April 10 & 11, 2015 - Kutztown University

Student Mathematical Competitions and Clubs are listed on the Student Opportunities page.