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Mathematics lecture March 27

Richard Schwartz of Brown University will give a talk on the “Mathematics of Slicing and Reassembling Tuesday, March 27, at CBB 102, on the Montana Tech campus. The social is at 3:30 p.m. and the lecture starts at 4.

The event is sponsored by Montana Tech’s Sigma Xi Chapter. The public is welcome.

Schwartz likes to explore simply stated unsolved problems, often with the aid of the computer. In his spare time, he likes drawing comic books, listening to music, cycling, programming, and spending time with his family. He is the author of a number of children’s books, including "Really Big Numbers'' and "You Can Count on Monsters.''

Carnival and fun run planned

The Spring Fling Fun Run will be held on Saturday, March 24. The event includes a 1 mile fun run and a half-mile kids run, as well as a 5K race loop which starts and ends at Silver Bow Montessori School (behind Star Lanes).

Registration fees are $20 for the 5K and 1 mile runs and $5 for the kids run. T-shirts can be purchased for $5 extra.

Proceeds benefit Silver Bow Montessori School (a Pre-K through 6th grade school). Race day registration begins at 9:30 a.m., the 5K race and the 1 mile fun run start at 10:30 a.m., and the half-mile kids run starts at 11.

The Spring Fling Carnival starts at the school at 10 a.m., and the Easter Egg hunt starts at noon. Visit to register for the run or for more details.

Bob Cerise best evaluator

This week’s best evaluator at the Top O’ The Mornin’ Toastmasters’ meeting was Bob Cerise.

Best speaker and best topic respondent was Sherry Flamand. The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 19, at Perkins.


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