Previous Events 

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Mid-Atlantic Algebra, Geometry, and Combinatorics (MAAGC) Workshop

Dates: Friday, Dec 1, 2023 – Saturday, Dec 2, 2023

The eighth annual Mid-Atlantic Algebra, Geometry, and Combinatorics (MAAGC) Workshop took place Friday and Saturday, December 1-2, 2023 at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.

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84th Putnam Competition

Date: Saturday, Dec 2, 2023

The 84th Putnam Competition will be proctored in-person on campuses across the US and Canada, including here at VCU, on Saturday, December 2nd.

Math Colloquium: Real-time Data Fusion for Disease Forecasting Models

Date: Friday, Nov 10, 2023

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series presents Sara Del Valle, Ph.D., from Los Alamos National Laboratory.

16th Annual International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Education and Research

Dates: Friday, Nov 3, 2023 – Sunday, Nov 5, 2023

The 16th Annual International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Education and Research will be held at VCU this November.

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SIAM Career Panel

Date: Friday, Nov 3, 2023

Are you participating in internship and job application season right now? Are you a mathematics, statistics, or engineering student interested in industry and other non-academic career fields? If so, you won't want to miss out on the VCU STEM Alumni Panel hosted by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) where recent graduates and faculty will answer your questions on their transition into the workforce.

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Math and Statistics Concentration Meetings

Dates: Monday, Sep 25, 2023 – Monday, Oct 2, 2023

Join the Math Department and the Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research to learn about the degrees our programs offer.

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Geometry Summer Camp, June 12 - 16, 2023

Dates: Monday, Jun 12, 2023 – Friday, Jun 16, 2023

We are now seeking middle school students to participate in a math camp and mathematics education study! The Geometry Summer Camp will be held at VCU in summer 2023.

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Richmond Geometry Meeting: Knots, Moduli, and Strings

Dates: Friday, Jun 2, 2023 – Sunday, Jun 4, 2023

The Richmond Geometry Meeting will focus on emergent research topics while bringing together researchers in algebraic geometry, low-dimensional topology, and mathematical physics. Speakers and a Poster Session will be held.

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Math Research Discussion Group

Dates: Tuesday, Apr 11, 2023 – Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Join us every other week to hang out and learn about different areas of research.

Lara Anderson

Math Colloquium: The Geometry of String Compactifications

Date: Friday, Apr 28, 2023

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Colloquium presents Lara Anderson, Ph.D., from Virginia Tech

Kristen Hendricks

Math Colloquium: Classical and Modern Invariants of Knots

Date: Friday, Apr 21, 2023

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Colloquium presents Kristen Hendricks, Ph.D., from Rutgers University

Elise Lockwood

NSF Division of Undergraduate Education Info Session

Date: Thursday, Apr 6, 2023

Join Dr. Elise Lockwood to learn about undergraduate education research funding through the National Science Foundation!

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BRIDGES 2024 Information Session

Date: Friday, Jan 27, 2023

This international conference takes place every year in late July/early August, and brings together an interdisciplinary group of mathematicians, scientists, artists, and educators in an atmosphere of mutual exchange and inspiration.

Radmila Sazdanovic

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Colloquium presents Radmila Sazdanovic, Ph.D., from N.C. State University.

Date: Friday, Dec 2, 2022

Sazdanovic is a mathematician specializing in low-dimensional and applied algebraic topology.

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The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Colloquium presents Swatee Naik and Christopher Stark, from the National Science Foundation.

Date: Friday, Nov 18, 2022

Naik and Stark are both Program Directors for the Division of Mathematical Sciences.

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Research Experience for Undergraduates May 31 - July 22, 2022

Date: Saturday, Jul 23, 2022

The REU will provide 8-10 undergraduates a hands-on introduction to computational research endeavors and improve their problem-solving, communication and computer programming skills.

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Richmond Geometry Festival 2022, May 27 - 28, 2022

Date: Friday, May 27, 2022

The Richmond Geometry Festival 2022 will take place online May 27-28, 2022. We hope you will join us for this new edition of an annual meeting that aims to focus on emergent research topics while bringing together specialists in two areas: low-dimensional topology and algebraic geometry.

george csicsery

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Colloquium presents George Csicsery from ZALA films

Date: Friday, Apr 8, 2022

Csicsery is an internationally renowned independent filmmaker and writer whose documentary films have illuminated the mathematics community.

heather russell

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Colloquium presents Heather Russell, Ph.D., from University of Richmond

Dates: Friday, Mar 18, 2022 – Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Russell is a mathematician specializing in knot theory, combinatorial representation theory and graph theory.

elisabetta matsumoto

Knotty Knits: An Exploration of Math and Crafts

Date: Friday, Jan 28, 2022

Matsumoto is a physicist whose research focuses on the geometry and topology of soft materials. Her work spans the science of knitting, programmable matter, explorations of non-Euclidean spaces and more.

Ken Ono Ph.D.

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Colloquium presents Ken Ono, Ph.D., from University of Virginia.

Date: Friday, Apr 9, 2021

Ono is the Thomas Jefferson Professor of Mathematics at the University of Virginia.

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Mathematics Fall 2023 Graduation

Date: Saturday, Dec 9, 2023

The Fall 2023 Mathematics Graduation will be held December 9th, 2023.

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American Mathematics Competition 8

Date: Monday, Jan 22, 2024

VCU will host the AMC 8 (American Mathematics Competition) on campus Monday, January 22, 2024!

Denise Kirschner, PhD

Math Colloquium: Multi-scale modeling can predict factors driving the immune response and treatment in Tuberculosis

Date: Friday, Jan 26, 2024

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series presents Denise Kirschner, Ph.D., from University of Michigan Medical School.