Feb 23-27

Monday, February 23

Seminar: Equatorial Biology / The Peruvian Medical Experience
Equatorial Biology – A group of 19 students and Alyson Center explored the biodiversity of Ecuador during the interim Equatorial Biology course.

The Peruvian Medical Experience – Considering a career in healthcare? So the 18 Oles who traveled to Peru this interim in search of service and learning.

Come hear about their experiences!
4:00 P.M. RNS 410


MSCS Colloquium: Ever wonder what mathematics is good for after college?
This colloquium is being given by the students of this January’s Mathematics Practicum.  The problems are real world problems from three different real world sponsors.  The students will present their problems (from Target, Inc., Tiger Risk, Inc. and the Town of Bridgewater), say something about the mathematical and statistical techniques they used, and be available for questions about the Math Practicum course itself.  After all, it will be offered again next January, and you might want to take it yourself!
3:15pm snack 3:30pm Colloquium, RNS 310

Tuesday, February 24

Women in MSCS: Alumnae Panel Discussion and Dessert
Come meet St. Olaf graduates who majored in mathematics, statistics, or computer science. These women are coming back to campus to share their experiences and advice about their careers. Find out about the many ways they are using their MSCS skills in their current work. Get advice about classes, internships, and everything else! Dessert will be offered!
7:00p.m., RMS 6th floor lounge

Wednesday, February 25


Thursday, February 26

Chemistry Seminar: Exploring Ligand Scaffolds for the Isolation of Stable Alkane Sigma Complexes
Dr. Jessica Demott, Texas A & M
3:00 p.m refreshments, 3:15 p.m. seminar will begin, RNS 310

Friday, February 27


Saturday, February 28

The 23rd Annual Konhauser ProblemFest Mathematics Competition
The is an annual competition for the Pizza Trophy, pitting teams from St. Olaf against teams from Carleton, Macalester, and St. Thomas. This is a really fun contest and is done in teams of up to three.
8:30 a.m. check-in, RNS 150
9:00 a.m. – 12pm, Event, lunch provided afterwards