Science Without Limits Spring Speaker Series
Date: March 12, 2009 PDT
The mission of this series is to ignite a passionate effort to broaden participation in science at all levels. By making innovative scientific research accessible and relevant to a wide audience, this series seeks to increase participation in the physical and natural sciences among all groups, particularly those that have been historically underrepresented.
David Kung, associate professor of mathematics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, will offer two presentations for the 2009 HHMI Science Without Limits Speaker Series.
On Thursday, March 12, at 4:00 p.m., Professor Kung will present, “How Math Made Modern Music Irrational.” This event will take place in John Howard Hall, Room 102.
On Friday, March 13, at 3:00 p.m., he will present, “Closer to Fair: Social Justice in Mathematics and Mathematics for Social Justice.” This event will take place in John Howard Hall, Room 102.
The Science Without Limits Speaker Series is funded by a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.