Geek Week kicks off this Tuesday

Author: Shadia Ajam

Geek Week 2014

Interested in math debates, astronomy presentations, and all things geek? Notre Dame’s annual Geek Week, hosted by the Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS), Math, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology Clubs, in collaboration with the College of Science, will be kicking off this Tuesday, April 22. All math and science lovers, regardless of your major, are welcome to attend any of the Geek Week events.

Geek Week includes a series of math and science related events that run every day until April 25. The first event, Math Olympics, will take place in DeBartolo 138 at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The event is hosted by ACMS club and prizes will be awarded to participants.

On Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., the Math Club will be hosting the second event, a debate about derivatives and integrals, in 127 Hurley Hall. Free buttons will be given to anyone who attends this event.

The Physics Club will host Thursday’s presentation at 9:00 p.m. in the Digital Visualization Theater, located in 100 Jordan Hall of Science. The observatory will also be open.

The week will conclude with two events on Friday. The first event will be a bowling night hosted by the Chemistry Club. Attendees must RSVP to this event by emailing mhoulih1@nd.edu. After bowling, a Geek Week formal dance will be held in O’Brien’s Pub Club located in the Compton Family Ice Arena at 10:00 p.m. The dance will be hosted by the Biology Club.

Free Geek Week t-shirts will be given at each event. To learn more about this week’s events visit the Geek Week 2014 event page on Facebook.

View the 2014 Geek Week poster.