‘Speaking Math in Spanish’ topic of BU lecture

‘Speaking Math in Spanish’ topic of BU lecture

Paul Loomis For immediate release: Feb. 18, 2013

BLOOMSBURG — Paul Loomis, associate professor of mathematics, computer science and statistics, will share insights gained while traveling through Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile in “Speaking Math in Spanish: A South American Road Trip.”

The lecture, free and open to the public, will be presented at 4:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 25, in Bloomsburg University’s Warren Student Services Center 004.

During six months in South America, Loomis visited universities, gave colloquium talks, sat in on classes and talked with students, faculty and administrators. In this lecture he will discuss how cultural, economic and political factors affect university life.

The lecture is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts’ Institute for Culture and Society. For information, contact Nancy Giles, assistant professor of psychology, ngiles@bloomu.edu.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.