For Spring 2013, The Canisius Math Circle met on Tuesdays from 4 pm to 5:30 pm in SH1053 in the new Science Hall at Canisius College (2001 Main St. Buffalo NY). Meetings were:  Jan 29, Feb 5, Feb 12, Feb 26, Mar 5, Mar 12, Mar 19 and Mar 26

Here is a brief description of the projects for our spring meetings:

On Jan. 29, Terry Bisson prepared an activity sheet on Cutting and Reassembling.

On Feb 5, Dr. Barbara Burns: on Binary representation.

On Feb 12, Terry Bisson: on Egyptian mathematics.

On Feb 26, Christopher Eppolito: on Some graph theory (after Kuratowski)

On March 5, guest speaker Katie Moran Austen: on Cryptography.   It involved affine linear coding of messages mod 26.   She gave us a nice challenge in a long coded message, and we also practiced counting around a circle and congruence addition and multiplication.

On March 12, guest speaker Harry O’Malley: on “Cells in a Circle”.

On March 19, Jonathan Malone: on Pentominoes.

on March 26, guest speaker Dr. H: on Origami and Math.

By the way, the National Association of Math Circles has listed us:

Dr. Barbara Burns and Dr. Terrence Bisson are the main people to contact, at         Canisius College,  2001 Main Street  CT 1113,  Buffalo, NY 14208