Award-Winning Mathematics Professor to Speak at WSU

OGDEN, Utah – An award-winning professor of mathematics will discuss what mathematics reveals about people’s behavior during his lecture, “Voting in Agreeable Societies.” 

The presentation is scheduled Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Lind Lecture Hall rooms 125/126. 

Francis Edward Su is a professor at Harvey Mudd College.

 He is the recipient of the 2001 Merten M. Hasse Prize for expository writing, the 2004 Henry L. Alder Award for distinguished teaching and was the 2006 James R.C. Leitzel Lecturer. 

He is also the creator of the "Math Fun Facts" website, which receives more than1-million hits each year. 

This lecture is one in the biennial Richards Math Lecture series sponsored by the WSU Department of Mathematics. 

The series is intended to raise awareness of mathematics on campus and in the northern Utah community. 

The lecture is open to the public and appropriate for audience members age 12 and older.

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Kelsy Peterson, University Communications
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Paul Talaga, professor of mathematics
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