Friday, September 15, 2017

Hergert Numbers on the Water!


A couple weeks ago, I showed up at Victoria Lake in South Beloit, IL to do some paddling with RVC Math professor Rob Clark and he was wearing his Hergert Numbers t-shirt! I believe this is the first HN photo on water.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Hergert Numbers Down Under!

Rock Valley College faculty member Elizabeth Meena has taken the Hergert Numbers movement to Australia.

I'm sure this koala was happy to finally have a term for potential inflection points.


I hope the woman in the background was scowling at the snake rather than the definition of Hergert Numbers on the back of Elizabeth's t-shirt.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

New Hergert Numbers logo!

In honor of the new Metallica album release, the website http://metallica.alwaysdata.net/ would take any name or short phrase and create it in the classic Metallica style. I couldn't resist.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Hergert Numbers & Eagles!


The Hergert Numbers recently paid a visit to the National Eagle Center in Wabasha, Minnesota.

They had a few eagles that were being rehabbed after various accidents, but the location of the center on the Mississippi River also allowed us to view bald eagles soaring over the river just outside the building. And they covered all things eagles from their habitats and behaviors to their use as symbols of strength and courage. It's not a big place but you can learn a lot very quickly with just a brief visit.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Hergert Numbers at the Great Wall!


The Hergert Numbers shirt made its first appearance in Asia back in 2009 shortly after they were first created. But this is the first time we've seen a shot from the Great Wall of China and it comes from Jay Swanson.

This isn't the first time the Hergert Numbers have been at one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A few years back, another student took their shirt to the Taj Mahal. So, we've only got 5 more to go!

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Hergert Numbers in Oregon!

Last week, the Hergert Numbers made it to the west coast with a trip to Oregon courtesy of Rock Valley College Math faculty member Elizabeth Meena.



She even got some of the famous Tillamook ice cream, but was careful not to spill any on her precious shirt!



Elizabeth has more travels coming this summer, so I'm looking forward to more Hergert Numbers shots from around the world!

Monday, November 23, 2015

Hergert Numbers in NOLA!

The 2015 AMATYC Annual Conference was help in New Orleans this year giving a prime opportunity to spread the word! In addition to roughly 1500 mathematicians to expose to Hergert Numbers, there are some fabulous photo locations.


Jackson Square offers a classic photo op, especially on a spectacular fall day.


No visit to The Crescent City is complete without a stop on Bourbon Street.