Talks & Events

Math Events at a Glance

Discover the wonders and possibilities of math through our series of conferences, lectures, and talks!

Image of 4 sample Math Chats postersSU Math Chats are a new, less formal series of talks given by Math Dept. faculty about subjects they find especially engaging or of interest. These presentations will always conclude with a discussion session, where students may ask questions or interact with our faculty on the event's topic. These Chats will be held fall and winter quarters via Zoom.

Image of 5 sample Math Colloquium postersThe Math Department hosts regular Math Colloquiums, Thursdays during Fall and Winter quarters. Presented by guest lecturers, all experts in their fields, these cover a wide range of math-related topics from chance and probability to a statistical evaluation of wildfires to encoding gender identity in the age of AI. All interested parties are welcome to attend. Follow the link above for information about the latest talk.

Senior Synth Poster Group 3: Images of 5 Posters
Senior Synthesis Talks are given by our Math Majors spring quarter of their senior year. They culminate their math studies by presenting on topics that are of special interest to them or about which they have done in-depth research. These talks usually take place Tuesdays and Thursdays, early May thru early June. Follow the link above for information about the latest talks.

Image of 5 SMART Friday postersS.M.A.R.T. Fridays are a series of informal student-led talks and discussions about current research work being done by math students here at Seattle University. They are generally held once a month. These talks are a great opportunity to find out about the variety of research opportunities in math that are available to students at Seattle U., as well as providing a chance to learn about topics beyond what you might find in the classroom. Follow the link above for information about the latest talk.

Group of 5 posters shown as examples of math special event programsAdditionally, the Math Dept. hosts other formal and informal events and conferences throughout the year, such as the PNW MAA Section Meeting, the SIAM NW Section Meeting, our annual MATH+ART events, and new Data Science talks. Watch this site for details about up-coming conferences and events.