HU professor to present ‘The Mathematics of Juggling’

Dr. Matthew Wright, Huntington University, a Christian collegeHUNTINGTON, Ind.— How do math and juggling relate? Well, Huntington University professor Dr. Matthew Wright plans to unveil this mystery during a presentation at 4 p.m. Nov. 11.

Wright, assistant professor of mathematics, will present “The Mathematics of Juggling” in Hiner Hall of the Science Hall. This unique and entertaining lecture will demonstrate and explain mathematical patterns generated through juggling.

The seminar is part of the Gerald D. Smith Lecture Series in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences. It is free and open to the public.

Wright, who holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and computer science from Messiah College, began teaching Huntington University this fall.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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