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World Bank Blog Post by Dr. Leszek Sibilski, "Doing Good Against All Odds"

Need to Know

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Join Us: Community Conversations About Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

MC Events

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MC Hosts Maryland Community College Cybersecurity Competition, March 14

MC in the News

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MC Professor Mark Alves Is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society

Library News

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Revised Library Hours: Week of Spring Break

College/Campus News

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"All for Alleppo" - MC Students, Faculty, and Staff Help Local Group Raise $11,796 for Syrian Refugees

Governance

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What Is It Like to Serve in Governance? An Interview with Jennifer Haydel

Student Affairs

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March 29 Screening: Hidden Figures

It's Academic

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Next TEAS Information Session: March 20 on Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

Campus Sports News

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MC Baseball Knocks Off MDJUCO Rival, Nationally-Ranked Frederick CC

Arts at MC

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Last Week! King Street Gallery Exhibit BC/AC Art Before & After Child Featuring 11 Artists

Guest Lectures

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The Euclidean States of America: Math Seminar Explores Euclid's Influence on Jefferson and Lincoln

The Euclidean States of America: Math Seminar Explores Euclid's Influence on Jefferson and Lincoln

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Category: Guest Lectures

Published: Mar 9 2017 12:00AM

Join the mathematics department as we welcome Dr. Edwin O'Shea of James Madison University on Friday March 24 from 2 to 2:50 p.m. in Sciences West 301 (simulcast in HT 216 on the Germantown Campus; and MP 140 on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.)

Abraham Lincoln effectively described Thomas Jefferson as the Euclid of a free society. We explore Euclid's Elements and examine its significant influence on the thinking and rhetoric of both Jefferson and Lincoln. We will focus especially on each president's invoking of geometry and the axiomatic method in arguing (mostly) against slavery.

This program is sponsored by the GT-STEP grant

For more information, contact amy.shell-gellasch@montgomerycollege.edu

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