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Department of Mathematics hosts 4th Annual Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties Mathematics Symposium
09-23-13

The symposium was held Sept. 21.
The symposium was held Sept. 21.

The Department of Mathematics at Misericordia University recently hosted the 4th Annual Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties Mathematics Symposium.

The Misericordia University symposium featured scholars from regional colleges and universities. The presenters and topics included: Pat Touhey, Ph.D., Misericordia University, “Mnemonics and Mathematics”; Steven Dougherty, “Coding Theory and Hadamard Matrices,” Jason Graham, “Metapopulations and More,” and Jennifer Vasquez, University of Scranton, “Symmetric Spaces of Dihedral Groups”; David Perkins, Luzerne County Community College, “John Wallis’s Formula for Pi”; Bagisa Mukherjee, Penn State Worthington Scranton, “Sufficient Conditions for Stability of Shear Flow of Nematic Liquid Crystals”; Shannon Talbott, Moravian College, “Visualizing Algebras,” and John Best, Baptist Bible College & Seminary, “Integral Distances in Taxicab Geometry.”
 
For more information about the Department of Mathematics at Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or log on to www.misericordia.edu. Founded and Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy in 1924, Misericordia University is Luzerne County’s first four-year college and offers 37 academic programs on the graduate and undergraduate levels in full and part-time formats.
 
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The Department of Mathematics at Misericordia University recently hosted the 4th Annual Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties Mathematics Symposium. Participating in the symposium , seated from left, are Jennifer Vasquez, University of Scranton; Shannon Talbott, Moravian University; Bagisa Mukherjee, Penn State Worthington Campus, and David Perkins, LCCC; second row, Jerry Bradford, Misericordia University; Jason Graham, University of Scranton; Steven Dougherty, University of Scranton, Dr. Thomas Botzman, president, Misericordia University; John Best, Baptist Bible College; Patrick Touhey, Misericordia University, and Steven Tedford, Misericordia University.