Mathematics Awareness Month

 

          Mathematics and Sports


            Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus

 

APRIL 2010

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

 

1

Student Presentations on Special Topics

Room 7128

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Dr. Gonzalez, Dr. Remesar, Prof. Mathon, Prof. Guillen

 

2

 

 

HOLIDAY

5

 

 

 

The Language of Mathematics:  From Words to Symbols

Room 2205

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Prof. Montaņez

6

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

So, how much do you know about the use of Mathematics?

Room 2214

9 - 9:50 AM

Prof. Nic oli-Suco

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start Smart, Finish Rich

Room 7128

7:00 - 8:15 PM

Prof. Montanez

 

8

 MDC Mathematics Competition 2010

Room 3210

7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Dr. Dominguez

  

Geometry Presentations

Presented by MTG2204 students, Dr. Remesar,  and Prof. Guillen

Room 7128

12:50 PM - 1:40 PM

 

CPT - Math Workshop

Room 7128

5:40 - 6:55 PM

Prof. Montaņez

 

The Language of Mathematics:  From Words to Symbols

Room 7128

7:05 - 8:10 PM

Prof. Montaņez

 

9

 

 

 

 

Overcoming Math Anxiety

Room 7128

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Dr. Legrand

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start Smart, Finish Rich

Room 7128

1:30 - 2:15 PM

Prof. Montanez

12

 

 

Discussion Panel: Mathematics in the WorkPlace

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Student Life Patio

Prof. Love & Prof. Nguyen

13

 

 

14

 

The Applications of Mathematics in Computer Science

Room 7128

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Prof. Martinez, Prof. Odoh, Prof. Corbin &

Prof. Chin

15

Honors Student Presentations on Social-related Topics

Room 2106

9:50 AM - 11:05 AM

Prof. Montaņez

 

Student Presentations on Special Topics

Room 7128

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Dr. Dominguez & Dr. Presa

 

16

 

 

 

 

19

Chewing Numbers

Room 1264

(Wolfson Kitchen)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Prof. Nodarse

 

Student Presentations on Special Topics

Room 7128

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Dr. Remesar

 

Movie Night: Mathematics and Sports

Room 7128

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Prof. Mathon

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Mathematical Enigma in Biology

Room 7128

9:50 AM - 11:05 AM

Prof. Morata

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

Closing Event: Dance, Acting and Music

Student Life Patio

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Prof. Montaņez

22

 

 

 

 

 

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

 

A Month Long Exhibit of Mathematics around the World

Open during normal library hours

Wolfson Library, Room 1201

 

The Let’s Get Physical Puzzle Contest

Compete for prizes by completing a puzzle of mathematics and sports related questions. To enter the contest, visit the Mathematics Department (1540) or Math Lab (2223) for a puzzle contest form. Organized by Professor Faith Peters, Mathematics Department

 

 

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Student presentations on special topics related to the application of Trigonometry, Linear Equations, Power Series, and Logarithms 

8:30-10:30 AM

Room 7128

 

 

Monday, April 05, 2010

“The Language of Mathematics: From Words to Symbols”

Presented by Professor Miguel Montanez, Mathematics Department

12:00-1:15 PM

Room 2205

 

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

“So, how do you make a career out of Mathematics?”

Presented by Professor Elizabeth Nicoli-Suco, Mathematics Department

9:00-9:50 AM

Room 2214

 

"Start Smart, Finish Rich"

Pre-recorded broadcast by Mr. David Bach.

Presented by Prof. Miguel A. Montanez and the National Society of Leadership and Success, Wolfson Chapter. Mr. Bach is one of the most prolific financial authors today with nine consecutive national bestsellers including the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Automatic Millionaire and Start Late, Finish Rich. He will show us the power of compounding and how Math plays a crucial role in your finances.

7:00 - 8:15 PM

Room 7128

 

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Annual MDC High School Mathematics Competition

Hosted by the Wolfson Campus Math Club

8:00 AM-2:30 PM

Chapman Conference Center, Room 3210

 

"Special Topics on Geometry" - Presented by MTG2204 students

“Equations to trace the path of spinning balls” - Presented by Dr. Jose Remesar, Mathematics Department

“Theorems of Baseball” - Presented by Professor Guillermo Guillen, Mathematics Department

12:50 AM – 1:40 PM

Room 7128

 

 

"CPT - Math Workshop"

Presented by Professor Miguel Montanez, Mathematics Department

5:40 - 6:55 PM

Room 7128

 

 

“The Language of Mathematics: From Words to Symbols”

Presented by Professor Miguel Montanez, Mathematics Department

7:05 - 8:10PM

Room 7128

 

Friday, April 9, 2010

“Overcoming Math Anxiety”

Become aware of some strategies for overcoming math anxiety.

Presented by Dr. Jocelyne Legrand, Social Science Department

11:00-11:50 AM

Room 7128

 

"Start Smart, Finish Rich"

Pre-recorded broadcast by Mr. David Bach.

Presented by Prof. Miguel A. Montanez and the National Society of Leadership and Success, Wolfson Chapter. Mr. Bach is one of the most prolific financial authors today with nine consecutive national bestsellers including the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Automatic Millionaire and Start Late, Finish Rich. He will show us the power of compounding and how Math plays a crucial role in your finances.

1:30 - 2:15 PM

Room 7128

 

Monday, April 12, 2010

A panel discussion on mathematics in the workplace

Hosted by Professor LaVonne Dube, Mathematics Department

12:00-1:00 PM

Student Life Patio

 

 

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

“The Application of Mathematics in Computer Science"

Presented by Professors Juan Carlos Martinez, McChester Odoh, Chris Corbin, and John Chin, Computer Information Systems Department

2:30-4:00 PM

Room 7128

 

 

Thursday, April 15, 2010

“Honor College Students Presentations on Social-Related Topics”

Presented by MAC 1105 Students

9:50-11:05 AM

Room 2106

 

Student presentations on special topics related to the application of Calculus, Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra 

11:45 AM-1:00 PM

Room 7128

 

Monday, April 19, 2010

“Chewing Numbers”

Cooking is all about mathematics. See how numbers are used when cooking.

Presented by Professor Victoria Nodarse, Hospitality Management Program

9:00-10:00 AM

Room 1264 (Wolfson Kitchen)

 

Student presentations on topics related to sports, earthquakes, and business

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 7128

 

Movie Night with Popcorn: Mathematics & Sports

7:00- 8:30 PM

Room 7128

 

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

“The Mathematical Enigma in Biology”  

Presented by Professor Juan Morata, Natural Sciences, Health, and Wellness Department

9:50–11:05 am

7128

 

 

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Closing Event

A fun time on the Student Life patio with dance, acting, and music, featuring the works of NWSA High School Dance Division under the leadership of Prof. Peter London. Winners of the Math Puzzle will be announced.

12:00-1:00 PM

Student Life Patio