Tues., Oct 23, Kendade 305. MHC CT Valley Mathematics Colloquium Presents the Lester J. Senechal Lecture featuring Donal O’Shea, President, New College of Florida and former VP for Academic Affairs & Dean of Faculty at MHC. When is a Cone not a Cone? A non-technical explanation of a new theory that is transforming our understanding of the topology and geometry of complex algebraic singularities. Accessible to undergraduate mathematics majors. Refreshments served 4-4:30pm, dinner 6pm in Willits. RSVP for dinner (Chicken Marsala) by October 16 to Laurie Kamins. Indicate if you would prefer a vegetarian entree.