MAM 2016

Mathematics Awareness Month
** April 2008 **

Mathematics Awareness Month at
Miami Dade College
Miami FL

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  • Contact:  Alicia Giovinazzo, <agiovina@mdc.edu>
  • Short Description:  Very Relevant Applied Mathematics Lecture Series

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A Month Long Exhibit of Mathematics Around the World Open during normal library hours Library, Room 1240
*Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Cross Pollinization of Mathematics and Biology? Learn how mathematics interconnects with biology and its fields. Presented by Professor Juan Morata, Natural Sciences, Health and Wellness Department
Baseball and Statistics Sabermetrics: Role and importance of statistics in modern day baseball. Presented by Professor Guillermo Guillen, Mathematics Department 9:50 - 11:05 am Room 7128

*Thursday, April 10, 2008 Linear Perspective in Art and Mathematics A mini-lecture, demonstration and interactive exercise on the basic principles of Linear Perspective. Presented by Professors Claudia Scalise, Arts & Philosophy Department and Bernard Mathon, Mathematics Department
Math Anxiety, What Can I Do About It? Students will explore subjective factors that can affect performance in mathematics and discuss strategies for success. Presented by Professor Jocelyne Legrand, Social Science Department
The Symmetry of Ink Blots and Their Use in Psychology MGF 1107 Students will explore the connection between mathematics, art and psychology through the art, science and symmetry of inkblots. Presented by MGF 1107 students 9:50 - 11:05 am Room 7128

*Friday, April 11, 2008
2008 Wolfson Campus Math Olympics? All students placed at Calculus II or higher are invited to participate. The best four scores will have the opportunity to represent Miami Dade College during the next version of the Florida State Math Olympics?. Sponsored by Dr. Alvio Dominguez 2:00 - 3:30 pm Room 2204

*Monday, April 14, 2008
"Eating Mathematics" Cooking is all about mathematics. Watch Chef Ketly Pierre use mathematics to create chocolate chip cookies. Presented by Chef Ketly Pierre, Hospitality Management, School of Business 12:00 - 1:00 pm Room 1260

*Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Mathematics of Voting: Impossibilities and Paradoxes A quick overview of methods, weighted voting and apportionment. Presented by Professor Christopher Vaughen, Mathematics Department, MDC's North Campus 9:50 - 11:05 am Room 7128

*Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Closing Event A fun time on the Student Life patio with pizza, dance, acting, and music. Winners of the 2008 Wolfson Campus Math Olympics will be announced. Sponsored by Student Life 12:00 - 1:00 pm Student Life Patio