February 19: Louis Riel Day (University Closed)

February 19 – February 23: Reading Week (No classes)

Colloquium in 2014

**Friday, December 12**-
**Robert Borgersen**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Progress Towards a Mathematics Placement Test at the University of Manitoba - Part 2* **Friday, December 5**-
**Colin Desmarais**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Finite Geometries and lower bounds for $ex(n;K^{(3)}(2,2,t))$* **Friday, November 28**-
**Darja Kalajdzievska**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Learning about how students learn* **Friday, November 7**-
**Robert Borgersen**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Progress Towards a Mathematics Placement Test at the University of Manitoba* **Friday, October 31**-
**Eric Harper**(Department of Mathematics, McMaster University):*Virtual knots and their Alexander invariants* **Friday, October 17**-
**T. G. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Kepler's Conjecture and the Flyspeck Project* **Friday, October 3**-
**Bela Bollobas**(Mathematics, Cambridge, UK & Memphis, TN, USA):*Phase transitions and local limit theorems* **Friday, September 19**-
**Norbert Heuer**(Department of Mathematics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile):*Discontinuous approximations of hypersingular integral equations* **Friday, June 6**-
**Lajos Molnar**(Mathematics, University of Debrecen, Hungary):*An operation on the positive definite cone of a $C^*$-algebra and its algebraic properties* **Friday, May 16**-
**Colin Ingalls**(Mathematics & Statistics, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton):*Rationality of the Brauer-Severi Varieties of Sklyanin algebras* **Friday, May 2**-
**Ievgen Bilokopytov**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The dilation in different settings* **Friday, April 25**-
**Kaitlin Alexander**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*A Simplified Model of Ocean Circulation* **Friday, March 21**-
**Khodr Shamseddine**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Characterization of compact and self-adjoint operators, and study of positive operators on a Banach space over a non-Archimedean field* **Friday, March 14**-
**Michael Doob**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Some tamales in your tikz* **Friday, March 7**-
**Adam Clay**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Knot groups and orderability* **Friday, February 28**-
**Derek Krepski**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Global quotients among symplectic toric orbifolds* **Friday, February 14**-
**Shaun Lui**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Nonlinear PDEs Explained* **Friday, January 31**-
**Michael Doob**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Adding some pizzazz to beamer* **Friday, January 24**-
**Varvara Shepelska**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Weak amenability of certain Beurling algebras* **Friday, January 17**-
**Andrii Arman**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Combinatorial Nullstellensatz* **Friday, January 10**-
**Karen Gunderson**(Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research, University of Bristol):*Random Markov processes*

Important Dates

February 19: Louis Riel Day (University Closed)

February 19 – February 23: Reading Week (No classes)

Upcoming Exam

**
MATH 1500
Midterm
**

Thursday, March 1
at
5:40 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Combinatorics seminar:

**Shonda Gosselin**:
*Metric Dimension of Circulant Graphs and Cayley Hypergraphs*

Friday, March 9 at 15:30,
415 Machray Hall.

Combinatorics seminar:

**Ben Li**:
*TBA*

Friday, March 16 at 15:30,
415 Machray Hall.

Colloquium talk:

**Hadrien Montanelli**:
*Pattern formation on the sphere*

Friday, March 23 at 14:30,
418 Machray Hall.