Dr. William K. Mackey of Cheyney University and a NASA NAFP Fellow presented "African Dance and the Development of a Mathematics of Dance" on Thursday, November 21st in Lester Hall on the campus of ECSU. His lecture was sponsored by ECSU's Computational Science - Scientific Visualization Center and the School of Math, Science and Technology as part of the Visiting Lecture - Colloquium Series.
Dr. Mackey spoke of what brought him to the study of this subject and how he combined his love of dance with his love of math. His view of the intricate parts of dance and how we can tie them to mathematics was enlightening to all present.