The Cecil T. and Marion C. Holmes Mathematics Lecture Fund was established in 1977 by friends, colleagues, and former students to honor Cecil T. Holmes, a member of the faculty for thirty-nine years and Wing Professor of Mathematics.

**Tuesday, April 6****, 2010** ** **

Professor Margaret Robinson '79, Mt. Holyoke College

"Two Ways to Count the Solutions to Polynomial Equations"

7:00-8:00pm, Searles 217

Andrew Bernoff

April 13, 2009

“An Introduction to Surface Tension (Or Why Raindrops are Spherical)”

Karen Parshall

February 25, 2008

“The Internationalization of Mathematics in a World of Nations”

Charles S. Peskin

September 26, 2005

"Simple and Complicated Math Applied to Blood Flow in the Heart"

William Dunham

May 3, 2007

Newton and Leibniz: Mathematicians at War

Aaron Fogelson

November 2, 2005

A Mathematician's Look at Blood Clotting

Donald Richards

March 10, 2004

Genetic Algorithms

Michael Starbird

February 5, 2003

The Fourth Dimension

Donald Bentley

October 11, 2001

Statistical Reasoning and the Dead Sea Scrolls

David A. Field

February 8, 1999

Manufacturing, Robotics and Computational Geometry

Jessica Utts

March 30, 1998

How to Detect Misleading Statistics

Mary Lou Zeeman

April 15, 1997

Getting Things in Perspective

David M. Bressoud

January 25, 1996

The Search for Proof: How to Count Alternating Sign Matrices

Thomas F. Banchoff

January 16, 1992

The Fourth Dimension and Computer Animated Geometry

Richard C. Larson

April 25, 1991

Models of New York

Lynne Billard

April 19, 1990

Statistical and Modelling Aspects of the AIDS Epidemic

Floyd L. Williams

October 27, 1986

Infinite Series Identities Via the Transformation of Theta

Henry O. Pollak

March 10, 1986

School Buses, Baseball and Public-Key Cryptography

Philip J. Davis

November 18, 1982

Iteration as a Way of Life

Richard L. Chittim

November 19, 1981

Elegance in Pure Geometry: The Euler Line

Jonathan D. Lubin

April 19, 1978

Advanced Arithmetic