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« March 2012 » Seminars
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
 
 
 
Wednesday March 7, 2012 | 8:00 a.m.   
Flynn Recreational Complex
Featuring Biometric Screening, Online Health Questionnaire and Health Coaching. Your cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index measures are key indicators of your risk for major illness. Harvard Pilgrim clinical staff will provide a free screening of these key numbers for employe...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 7, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
9 Lake St., Room 035, Brighton Campus
Seminar Series presented by Msgr. James A. Mongelluzzo

This four-part series explores the basic elements of the steps and periods of the catechumenate process. Using the 1986 English version of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) as the primary resource, the series will address the rit...

 
 
Thursday, March 8, 2012
 
 
 
Thursday March 8, 2012 | 5:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Presenter: Professor Liam Bergin, Visiting Scholar, Irish Studies
 
 
Friday, March 9, 2012
 
 
 
Friday March 9, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100, Main Campus
Presenter: Dr. Massimo Faggioli, University of St. Thomas

6:00-7:00: Registration

7:00-8:15: Opening Session

Opening prayer and welcome

Keynote Address: Massimo Faggioli, University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN)“The Relevancy of Vatican II after Fifty Years”

Response: Maria Teresa Davil...
 
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
Carney 309
Speaker: Martin Moeller, Frankfurt

Title: Fuchsian differential equations and derivatives of theta functions

Abstract: Usually the power series expansion of solutions to a Fuchsian differential equation with integral coefficients has huge denominators. One instance when the solution is actuall...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
9 Lake St., Room 035, Brighton Campus
Seminar Series presented by Msgr. James A. Mongelluzzo

This four-part series explores the basic elements of the steps and periods of the catechumenate process. Using the 1986 English version of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) as the primary resource, the series will address the rit...

 
 
Thursday, March 15, 2012
 
 
 
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
Carney 005
Speaker: Nir Avni, Harvard University

Title: Groups in positive characteristic and groups in characteristic zero

Abstract:
I will talk about several connections between the representation theories of algebraic groups over rings, when you vary the ring. ...
 
 
Monday, March 19, 2012
 
 
 
Monday March 19, 2012 | 7:00 a.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Featuring Biometric Screening, Online Health Questionnaire and Health Coaching. Your cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index measures are key indicators of your risk for major illness. Harvard Pilgrim clinical staff will provide a free screening of these key numbers for employe...
 
 
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
 
 
 
Tuesday March 20, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 521
Speaker: Prof. Kannan Soundararajan, Stanford University

Title: Moments and the distribution of values of L-functions

Abstract: I will discuss work on the value distribution and moments of families of L functions. We will start with values to the right of the critical line, where the problem ca...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday March 20, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 521
Speaker: Prof. Samit Dasgupta (UC Santa Cruz)

Title: On the p-adic L-functions of totally real fields.

Abstract: We present a new construction of the p-adic L-functions associated to ray class characters of totally real fields. We define a certain measure-valued cohomology class on GL_n(Z) tha...
 
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 21, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
9 Lake St., Room 035, Brighton Campus
Seminar Series presented by Msgr. James A. Mongelluzzo

This four-part series explores the basic elements of the steps and periods of the catechumenate process. Using the 1986 English version of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) as the primary resource, the series will address the rit...

 
 
Thursday, March 22, 2012
 
 
 
Thursday March 22, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.   
Campion 139
Speaker: Prof. Natasha Speer (University of Maine)

Title: Definitions of mathematical knowledge for teaching: Using these constructs in research on secondary and college mathematics teachers

Abstract: The construct “mathematical knowledge for teaching” (MKT) has received considerable attent...
 
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 28, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
9 Lake St., Room 035, Brighton Campus
Seminar Series presented by Msgr. James A. Mongelluzzo

This four-part series explores the basic elements of the steps and periods of the catechumenate process. Using the 1986 English version of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) as the primary resource, the series will address the rit...

 
 
Thursday, March 29, 2012
 
 
 
Thursday March 29, 2012 | 5:45 p.m.   
McGuinn 521
Speaker: Prof. Steven J. Miller, Williams College

Abstract: Let RS (resp., RA) denote the average number of runs scored (resp., allowed) in a baseball game by a team. It was numerically observed years ago that a good predictor of a team's won-loss percentage is RS^2 /(RS^2 + RA^2), though no one ...
 
 
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