High School Events at Edinboro University
Pi Day is held every March (between Marh 14-31) in the Mathematics/ Computer Science Department
Pi Day (9th annual) -- Thursday, March 30, 2017 abstracts -- keynote: Dr. Korey Kilburn, "Fun with Pi and other forms of irrational fun", plus a panel discussion on careers in Math, Actuarial, and Computer Science
2018 keynote talk: "Pi day with The Simpsons and Futurama" with Dr. Greenwald, mathematician for The Simpsons:
"What can you do with a degree in mathematics? An easier
question might be to ask what canít you do? Did you know that The
Simpsons and Futurama contain hundreds of humorous mathematical and
scientific references? Come celebrate PI-day with The Simpsons
and Futurama as we explore the mathematical content and educational value
of some favorite Pi moments along with the motivations and backgrounds of the
writers during an interactive talk. Popular culture can reveal, reflect,
and even shape how society views mathematics, and with careful consideration of
the benefits and challenges, these programs can be an ideal source of fun ways
to introduce important concepts and to reduce math anxiety. " This
talk with be given in the University Center (MPR auditorium) at 1pm and 7pm.
This talk with be given in the University Center (MPR auditorium) at 1pm and 7pm.
Pi Day Contest Winners
In addition to enjoying talks and activities, students can compete in the following contests at Pi Day: Pi trivia, memorizing the most digits of Pi, tower of Hanoi, game of 24, game of SET, and Rubik's cube. We also invite teachers to nominate their best students to give a presentation or poster session. Prizes will be awarded! Please email Dr. Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
STEM Day is held the second Tuesday in October (on Edinboro's "Reading Day") by Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Biology/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Geosciences/ Psychology
STEM Day (5th annual) -- Tues., October 9, 2018 (Reading Day)
STEM Day (6th annual) -- Tues., October 1, 2019 (Reading Day)
STEM Day (7th annual) -- Tues., October 13, 2020 (Reading Day)
STEM Day (8th annual) -- Tues., October 12, 2021 (Reading Day)
We invite local high schools to join us for Pi Day and STEM Day. Please contact Dr. Anne Quinn, Chair of Math/CS, at email@example.com, if you would like to attend a future event. Also limited funds for busses to attend the events may available through Career Street (for those in Erie county) or from Edinboro. Please inquire.
April is Math Awareness Month -- "Math in Games" is the 2018 Theme
Tech Savvy Conference-- for middle school girls -- Sat. April 25, 2015, Sat. June 4, 2016, Sat. May 6, 2017
Go to Dr. Quinn's main page