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Alfred University mathematics professor Elizabeth Matson to present Bergren Forum

Alfred University | 10/03/19

Elizabeth Matson
Elizabeth Matson

Elizabeth Matson, assistant professor of mathematics at Alfred University, will give a presentation titled “Extreme-Equitable Block-Colorings of Various Graphs” at the Oct. 10 Bergren Forum at Alfred University.


ALFRED, NY – Elizabeth Matson, assistant professor of mathematics at Alfred University, will give a presentation titled “Extreme-Equitable Block-Colorings of Various Graphs” at the Oct. 10 Bergren Forum at Alfred University.

The Bergren Forum, sponsored by the Division of Human Studies, is held at 12:10 p.m. each Thursday the University is in session in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center.  It is open to the public and free of charge. Attendees may bring their lunches; coffee and tea are provided.

Matson will introduce the mathematical field of graph theory, providing a brief history. She will then explore colorings of specific graphs with certain restrictions applied with a notable extension of the work.