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Wellesley Guest Speaker Ann Trenk (Portland, OR)

June 13, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - June 15, 2015 @ 5:00 pm


You’re Invited: Saturday June 13 for a lecture by Ann Trenk, Professor and Chair of the Department of Mathematics at Wellesley College. Please also consider joining in for a post-lecture dinner at a nearby restaurant.


In “The World of Graph Theory: Coloring, Scheduling and Solving Mysteries,” Professor Trenk will remind us that mathematics is more than just equations and arithmetic. Math encompasses tools and techniques for modeling and solving real-world problems. This lecture is suitable for general audiences—no math background required!


Ann Trenk is Professor and Chair of the Department of Mathematics at Wellesley College where she has taught since 1992. She has published over 30 research articles focused primarily on structured families of graphs and partially ordered sets. Her book, “Tolerance Graphs,” coauthored with Martin Golumbic, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2004.


Location: Collective Agency. 322 NW Sixth Ave (between Everett and Flanders), Suite 200, Portland, Oregon.


Event Time and Format for Saturday, June 13:

3:00 Event set up and attendee check-in.

3:30 Lecture starts. Light refreshments to follow.

5 pm: Optional post-event HH/dinner at Park Kitchen** with Professor Trenk. (not included in event fee).


Event Fee: Free for Oregon Wellesley Club Members; $15 for non-members and guests. Alumnae: please support the Oregon Wellesley Club by paying your membership dues. All current members can attend the lecture without paying the event fee. Guests and non-members: your fees help to support Oregon Wellesley Club activities—we are grateful for your contributions.


RSVP: Seven Sisters alumnae are welcome to RSVP starting June 6. RSVPS will be accepted until we reach capacity, up until Thursday June 11. Contact Heather Julius at to RSVP. Please list the names and membership status of attendees. Please indicate your plans to attend

  1. Lecture.
  2. Lecture + HH/Dinner (restaurant charges covered by attendee—not included in event fee).


**Restaurant location subject to change based on attendance and availability.


We look forward to seeing you soon. Best regards, Heather K. Julius ‘93 Oregon Wellesley Club


June 13, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
June 15, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:


MHC Club of Portland


Collective Agency
322 NW Sixth Ave (between Everett and Flanders) Suite 200
Portland, OR United States
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