WKU student gives talk at 2011 Bridges Conference in Coimbra, Portugal.
|Date: Wednesday, July 27th, 2011||Return to Archive|
Dr. Bruce Kessler, associate dean of Ogden College of Science and Engineering, and Tressa Tullis, a math and education major, attended the 2011 Bridges Conference in Coimbra, Portugal. The conference is dedicated to the connections between math, art, music, architecture and culture. Tullis, a SKyTeach student and the illustrator of the most recent issues of Operation Comics, was a conference presenter on July 27.
The Bridges Conferences, running annually since 1998, brings together practicing mathematicians, scientists, artists, educators, musicians, writers, computer scientists, sculptors, dancers, weavers, and model builders in a lively atmosphere of exchange and mutual encouragement. Important components of these conferences, in addition to formal presentations, are hands-on workshops, gallery displays of visual art, working sessions with artists who are crossing the mathematics-arts boundaries, and musical/theatrical events in the evenings. The Conference features talks and artworks presenting the latest ideas in mathematics and the arts from experts around the world.
For more information visit bridgesmathart.org.
MATHCOUNTS represents the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers’ (KSPE) ongoing commitment to encourage sixth, seventh and eighth grade students to strengthen skills in math, science, leadership and teamwork.
Annual event features Science in the Public Interest keynote and WKU graduate and undergraduate research projects from diverse disciplines
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