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Dr. Arthur Benjamin, Mathemagician!
Start Date: 3/15/2018Start Time: 12:45 PM
End Date: 3/15/2018End Time: 1:45 PM
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Event Description:
Dr. Arthur Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College (CA) will be presenting a series of three Distinguished Lectures in Mathematics on Thursday, March 15th and Friday, March 16th. 

Benjamin is the Smallwood Family Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. He is also a professional magician, and in his entertaining and fast-paced performance, Dr. Benjamin will demonstrate how to mentally add and multiply numbers faster than a calculator, compute the day of the week of any date in history, and other amazing feats of mind. For the last 25 years, Dr. Benjamin has presented his mixture of math and magic all over the world to thousands of groups. He has given three TED talks which have been viewed over 12 million times. He has authored several books and DVD course that share the beauty and magic of mathematics. His most recent book, "The Magic of Math" was a New York Times Bestseller. In 2012, he was selected by Princeton Review as one of The Best 300 Professors. He has received numerous awards for his writing and teaching from the Mathematical Association of America. Dr. Benjamin has appeared on many television and radio programs, including The Today Show, CNN, National Public Radio, and The Colbert Report. He has been profiled in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Scientific American, Discover, Omni, Esquire, People Magazine, and Reader's Digest. In their "Best of America" issue, Reader's Digest recently called him "America's Best Math Whiz."
Location Information:
Winona State University - Stark Hall  (View Map)
175 West Mark Street
Winona, MN 55987
Room: 103
Contact Information:
Name: Steve Leonhardi
Email: sleonhardi@winona.edu
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