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Olivier Model Demonstration by Jeff Jauregui, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

  • Dates: February 8, 2018
  • Time: 12:55 PM to 1:45 PM
  • Price: Free and Open to the Public
  • Overview

    In conjunction with the Mandeville Gallery’s new exhibition, Probability & Uncertainty, there will be a demonstration of a select few Olivier Models from the Union College Permanent Collection. Please join us on Thursday February 8th, 2018, from 12:55 – 1:45, as Jeff Jauregui, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, demonstrates how the models move and explains their purpose in the study of mathematics.

    Co-sponsorship is generously provided by the Geology Department; Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies; Interdisciplinary Studies; the Math Department; the Office of Diversity and Inclusion; the Physics and Astronomy Department; and the Visual Arts Department. Funding for a research trip to the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, and the maker workshop event was awarded through Mellon grants, as part of the "Our Shared Humanities" college-wide initiative.

    The Mandeville Gallery is located on the second floor of the Nott Memorial, and is open daily from 10 am - 6 pm. All exhibitions and events are free and open to the public. For more information, please visit our website, http://muse.union.edu/mandeville/

    Image: Théodore Olivier, Plane Tangent to “C” Shape (purple and orange), c. 1830-1845, fruitwood, brass, thread, lead weights, 1868.4 UCPC

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