A closeup view of the archways in the Alhambra.

Student Jeff Powers to lead Mathematics Seminar on Escher

Student Jeff Powers will lead a Mathematics Seminar on “The Open Gate of Mathematics: From the Alhambra to Escher” on April 20.

The seminar, from 3-4 p.m. in room 103 of Cook, will look at M.C. Escher’s work and its influence on combinatorics, graph theory, non-Euclidean geometry and crystallography.

The presentation will appeal to those interested in math and the visual arts. Refreshments will be served at 2:45 p.m., and everyone is welcome to attend!

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