Montana State University

Nov. 19 lecture looks at formation of bird flocks

November 10, 2010 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN -- A free public lecture about the formation and dynamics of bird flocks and other collective social groups will be given Friday, Nov. 19, at Montana State University.

Leah Edelstein-Keshet, a professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, will speak at 2:10 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theater in the Strand Union Building. Her lecture, titled "Getting Together: Flocks and the Single Bird," is part of MSU's Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series.

The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Mathematical Sciences, the dean of the College of Letters and Science, the Office of the Vice President for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer, and the ASMSU Procrastinator Theater.

For more information, contact the Department of Mathematical Sciences at 994-3601.

Evelyn Boswell, (406) 994-5135 or