Karen L. Collins
``Truth for authority, not authority for truth.''
Discrete Mathematics Day at Wesleyan University, Feb. 26, 2005,
Haiku. A poem in honor of Joan Hutchinson's 60th birthday, and in memory of Lucia Krompart, presented at Graph Theory with Altitude, May 18, 2005 in Denver, CO. Some pictures from the conference. Preprint, with Ann Trenk, on the distinguishing chromatic number.
The poem Pi, by Wislawa Szymborska, read by Frank Lepkowski in memory of Lucia Krompart, at her memorial service, March 2002.
||Benjamin Shemmer, my latest undergraduate thesis student and co-author, gave a poster in the undergraduate poster session sponsored by the MAA in New Orleans in January 2001, and achieved his B. A. in May 2001. He will be a graduate student in the mathematics program at Emory this fall.|
||Zhongyuan Che graduated with a Ph. D. in mathematics (with me) and a Master's degree in Computer Science (with Mike Rice) in May 2003, and now is an assistant professor of mathematics at Penn State Beaver. She gave a talk at the national AMS meetings in Baltimore in January 2003, and a talk at the Horizons in Combinatorics meeting, held at Vanderbilt University, May 21-24, 2001.|
||Kimber Tysdal graduated with a her Ph. D. in mathematics (with me) in May 2001 and now is an assistant professor at Hood College. She gave a poster presentation in the AWM Workshop at the Joint Meetings in New Orleans in January, 2001.|
|Graph Homomorphisms and Coloring, was the very last talk of the very first||Conference in Celebration of Smith College Alumnae Mathematicians||April 21-22, 2001 at Smith College. A good time was had by all.|
At the beach in Narragansett, RI, 2004
At the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge, England, August--December 2002:
The four of us at Block Island, June 2002:
For Grace's and Patrick's art work at the Blue Circle Studio, click here.