With Halloween creeping closer on Friday, a Williams College professor and author is giving a very timely, yet eyebrow-raising talk at Berkshire Community College tomorrow. Colin Adams is a mathematics professor, humor columnist for the Mathematical Intelligencer and author whose new book is titled Zombies & Calculus.
Adams spoke with WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Jim Levulis to explain how the characters in the novel use math to battle zombies.
There are more than 185,000 unresolved murders in the United States. A talk this Saturday at Berkshire Community College will focus on how cases go cold and the methods law enforcement agencies use to solve them.
People across the country are taking part in a national day of service to mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
More than 50 people came out for a meal and some entertainment at First United Methodist Church in Pittsfield Monday afternoon. Nine year-old Gavin Trautman was busy running around handing out food and drinks.
The recently appointed Massachusetts Secretary of Education visited with school superintendents and local officials in the Berkshires today to hear suggestions for improving the state education system.