What can you do with a million business cards?

Do you have a stack of business cards and you are wondering what to do with them? Well wonder no more! First scan those cards in case you need to reach those people. Then you are ready to build your own (approximation of) a famous fractal: the Menger Sponge.

Menger Cube

Who would build such a thing? And how many business cards would you need to build three iterations of the Menger Sponge (aka Menger Cube)? You can find the answers here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tim-chartier/a-million-business-cards_b_6128880.html

Math Club meeting: applying to grad school

Graduate School Panel at the OU Math Club:

Meet Dr. Schmidt (Graduate Director in the math department at OU), Dr. Anderson (OUHSC Biostatistics Program representative) and other graduate students at OU and find out what it takes to get in and succeed in a graduate program.

When: Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at 5:15 pm

Where: PHSC 1105 (11th floor)

Kudos Ignat Soroko!

It is with great pleasure we congratulate fellow department member Ignat Soroko, who was recently awarded the Provost Certificate of Distinction in Teaching at the Provost Distinguished Graduate Teaching Reception.

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Ignat Soroko

Ignat Soroko with Provost Kyle Harper

Ignat Soroko is one of our current graduate students and he is pursuing research in geometric group theory under the guidance of Dr. Noel Brady. And he is evidently one of our more excellent instructors. Congratulations Ignat! You are an inspiration to all of us!!

OU Math Club meeting: Distinguished Lecture by Dr. David Rowe

As you all know (see blog post below) we are honored to have Dr. David Rowe visiting us; he is giving a series of three lectures.

http://www.math.ou.edu/full_contents/Rowe.html

The last lecture will be in the Math Club on Friday, October 17th.

 

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Steiner’s Roman surface

Title of talk: “Who was Jakob Steiner and what was his Roman surface?”

Location: PHSC 201 (Physical Sciences, Room 201, 2nd floor)

Time: 4:00 pm

Please note the different date, time and location compared with the usual meeting of the Math Club.