MC 5 (October 30, 2012)

We had our math circle meeting Oct.30 at the regular time and place (despite Hurricane Sandy and closed city schools). Our topic was some extra exploration of some of our recent projects.  Please feel free to add ideas to the comments below. From MC 1 we looked at a...

MC 4 (October 23, 2012)

Prof. Mary Ann Harasymowycz (Williamsville N.) gave us project on Catalan numbers.   They are the numbers that come up when you count things in lots of seemingly different problems, from handshakes, from geometry, from parenthesis forming, etc.   They also come up in...

MC 2 (October 9, 2012)

TheMathCircle@Canisius had our second meeting on Tuesday October 9, from 4pm to 5:30pm.  We had 6 enthusiastic participants, and we filled up all the white boards at least once.  We discovered some 4 by 4 squares, even though those are harder and were not discussed on...

MC 1 (October 2, 2012)

TheMathCircle@Canisius had our first meeting on Tuesday October 2, from 4pm to 5:30pm.  We had 5 enthusiastic participants, and we filled up all the white boards at least once.   Some good questions about why the same counts show up no matter how you play from an...

TheMathCircle at Canisius, Topics for Fall 2012

Here is an idea of topics and presenters for Fall 2012 Oct.2: Prof. Terry Bisson on Criss-Cross (a geometric paper-and-pencil game) Oct.9: Prof. Terry Bisson (Canisius) on Sumptuous Squares (semi-magic squares). Oct.15: Prof. L. Christine Kinsey (Canisius) on Star...

How to contact us

Dr. Barbara Burns and Dr. Terrence Bisson are the main people to contact. Barbara A. Burns, Ph.D.   Professor Co-Chair, Teacher Education Department   716 888 3291 Terry Bisson, Ph.D. Professor Department of Mathematics and Statistics 716 888 2497 Canisius College,...

How to find us

Our math circle meets in the Science Hall building at Canisius College, 2001 Main St. Buffalo NY.   We will have signs to our room once you enter the building. Here is a link for directions to Canisius College: http://www.canisius.edu/about-canisius/campus/maps/ Here...