March 30: Good Friday (University Closed)

April 1: Easter Sunday (University Closed)

April 6: Last day of classes for Winter term

Colloquium in 2015

**Friday, November 27**-
**Juliana Theodoro de Lima**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*On braids and string links groups* **Friday, November 20**-
**Laurent Marcoux**(Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo):*Abelian, amenable operator algebras are similar to C*-algebras.* **Thursday, November 12**-
**Dr. Michael Lamoureux**(Professor of Mathematics and PIMS, Innovation Coordinator, UCalgary and UBC)):*The PIMS Innovation Strategy* **Friday, October 16**-
**K.C. Sivakumar**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Inverse Positive Interval Matrices* **Friday, October 9**-
**Wujie Shi**(Department of Mathematics, Chongqing University of Arts & Sciences):*More on the Characterization of Finite Simple Groups* **Friday, September 25**-
**Brian Forrest, University of Waterloo**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*AMENABILITY, THE FOURIER ALGEBRA OF A LOCALLY COMPACT GROUP AND ITS IDEALS* **Friday, September 18**-
**Ranganathan Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Geometric Realization of Abstract Configurations* **Friday, August 14**-
**Andriy Bondarenko**(Mathematics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology & National Taras Shevchenko Ubniversity):*Strongly regular graphs and Borsuk's conjecture* **Friday, May 29**-
**Darja Kalajdzievska & Lindsay Wessel**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Rethinking Course Structure; Increased Participation and Persistence in MATH 1010* **Friday, May 15**-
**Chi-Kwong Li**(Mathematics, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA):*Decomposition of Unitary Gates* **Friday, May 8**-
**Rob Beezer**(Mathematics, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA, USA):*Open Source Mathematics with MathBook XML* **Friday, March 6**-
**Lijun Yi**(Mathematics, Shanghai Normal University):*Recent progress on hp-version continuous Galerkin and spectral collocation time-stepping methods* **Friday, January 30**-
**Jordan Watts**(Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign):*So what is an orbifold, anyway?*

Important Dates

March 30: Good Friday (University Closed)

April 1: Easter Sunday (University Closed)

April 6: Last day of classes for Winter term

Upcoming Seminars

Rings and Modules seminar:

**T. Kucera**:
*Saturated Free Algebras and Almost Indiscernible Theories I*

Tuesday, March 27 at 14:40,
418 Machray Hall.

Colloquium talk:

**James Watmough**:
*Dispersal heterogeneity and the spreading speeds of marine invasions*

Thursday, March 29 at 15:30,
415 Machray Hall.

Rings and Modules seminar:

**T. Kucera**:
*Saturated Free Algebras and Almost Indiscernible Theories II*

Tuesday, April 3 at 14:40,
418 Machray Hall.

Colloquium talk:

**Jan Vonk**

Friday, April 6 at 14:30,
418 Machray Hall.