Baylor Math Department Presents Cherry Professor Ed Burger Lecture

Nov. 1, 2010

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Dr. Edward B. Burger, Robert Foster Cherry Professor for Great Teaching, will give a lecture at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, in room D110 of the Baylor Sciences Building on the Baylor campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Presented by the Baylor department of mathematics, Burger will lecture on "How Always to Win at Limbo." He will discuss what it means for two things to be close to one another, infinite series and a sneaky way to always win at limbo.

Following the presentation, light refreshments will be served and mathematics faculty will be available to answer questions.

Burger, who was awarded the 2010 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching at Baylor, is the Lissack Professor for Social Responsibility and Personal Ethics and a professor of mathematics at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. He received his bachelor's degree in 1985 from Connecticut College in New London, Conn, and his doctoral degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990.

by Katy McDowall, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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