Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Four actuaries will discuss their careers. Speaking with be Carter Angell of Nyhart, Chris Michalski of Willis Towers Watson, Joshua Spencer of Brotherhood Mutual, and Joachin Camara of Aon.
This event is sponsored by the Delahanty Family Endowment for Excellence in Mathematics.…
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Before the Michigan game, join a talk by Fang Liu, associate professor of applied and computational mathematics and statistics, to learn about privacy and Big Data.
Big data and analytics have climbed to the top of the corporate agenda with ample reason. They have been transforming the way many companies do business, and have opened new avenues of competitive advantage. There is, however, a potential darker side to the perceived benefits of big data: the effect on personal privacy. Is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) a welcome guiding light to the benefits of big data, or will it strike a fatal blow to the utility of it, in an attempt to protect our privacy? Learn more about GDPR, how it will affect your personal privacy, and what it means for big data and analytics.…
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Before the Ball State Game, join Keith Davis, Ph.D., in the Digital Visualization Theater as he takes you on a spectacularly visual tour of the solar system, starting with this summer's remarkably bright Mars appearance. As you fly virtually through the solar system, you’ll learn how the motion of the planets affects how we see them from Earth. Also, discover why NASA just launched its first-ever probe to the sun.…
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Learn about grants in STEM, external funding as you transition through critical career stages, the anatomy of a typical career award proposal, and how to contact grant program officers. Aimed at graduate and postdoctoral researchers.
To register for the workshops: https://ndresearch.wufoo.com/forms/z1uk5r801vadwsp/…
Friday, September 21, 2018
This workshop, aimed at academic researchers, reveals pitfalls that can lead to early rejection of good ideas, matched with practical strategies for better writing. Special attention will be paid to the perspectives of grant reviewers and how to write in ways that will meet their expectations. Learn how to avoid mistakes, how to win over the grant reviewer, and how to use illustrations to “sell” your project.…
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Join us in celebrating the legacy of St. Francis of Assisi as we strive to follow in his footsteps in caring for creation and the poor.
At 4:30 PM, we will gather in front of the Main Building at the statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus to pray for the health and safety of all bike riders. Please bring your bike if you can, but join us even if you don’t have a bike with you.…