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Scheduling A Colloquium

Contact Steve Cohn to reserve a date for a colloquium. The following information is needed as soon as possible (no later than a month before the talk) so it can be used for scheduling and advertising.

Submit the Following Information

  1. The preferred date of the colloquium
  2. The default time is 4:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. If there is a different time slot needed, please include this time.
  3. The default room is Avery Hall 115. If there is a different room needed, please include the room number.
  4. The default event is a colloquium. If the talk is for a different event, please include the name of the Department of Mathematics event.
  5. The name of the speaker (as it should appear)
  6. The professional title of the speaker (i.e., Professor, Dr., etc.)
  7. The organizational affiliations of the speaker
  8. The title of the talk
  9. The abstract of the talk (optional, but strongly recommended)
  10. Any funding sources to acknowledge (i.e., UNL Research Council, grants, etc.)
  11. Any links for the speaker (i.e., to a home page, additional resources, etc.)
  12. Any special needs for the talk
  13. The type of technology (i.e., transparencies, computer, white board, etc.) needed (this may determine if a different room is needed)

Funding Information

  • UNL Research Council deadlines for Visiting Scholar grants are:
    • October 15, 2009, for Spring 2010 visitors (provides funding for 01/01/2010 - 06/30/2010)
    • March 22, 2010, for Fall 2010 visitors (provides funding for 07/01/2010 - 12/31/2010)
  • Limited funds are available for expenses; however, making use of other funding sources (i.e., UNL Research Council, grants, etc.) before requesting departmental support is strongly encouraged.

General Suggestions/Information for Colloquia

  • The dates are first come, first served.
  • If the preferred date is reserved by a UNL math faculty member, please talk to him/her about trading dates so a visiting speaker can have the preferred date.
  • It is preferred that the talk be at a level that can be understood by graduate students.
  • Test the technology before the talk.
  • Figure out ahead of time who will introduce the speaker.