To study mathematics is to study the underpinnings of all intellectual pursuits.
Mathematics is the language of patterns. If you can find a pattern in something-be it science, art, finance or sports-then you can use math to describe it and perhaps predict what will happen next. At Emmanuel, you can focus on applied mathematics, statistics or theoretical mathematics. The small size of the department means that the student gets personal attention and assistance in tailoring the course of study to her or his own interest. Students have the opportunity to work one-on-one with faculty in research or independent study. Never will you be just a face in the crowd.
Saint Spotlight: Brianna Wiseman '15
Mathematics and secondary ed major Brianna Wiseman '15 began her first year at Emmanuel with her mind set on becoming a teacher. So how, five years later, did her path lead to Fidelity Investments and her current position as a Deployment Analyst? "Attending a liberal arts school, I was exposed to so many new ideas outside of my major that I wanted to explore further," she said.Read more about Brianna
Summer Research 2015
James Withers '16, Darren Parke '16, Niko Townsend '17 and Mikayla Werzanski '17 worked on campus with EC faculty. Jessica LeClair '17 took part in the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics at Emory, Katherine Fazioli '17 was enrolled in the Synthetic Biology Research boot camp at Simmons , and Jill Rossi '16 was part of the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
"Lazy Cops and Robbers" at OSU
Lecturer in Mathematics Brendan Sullivan and Emmanuel students Niko Townsend '17 and Mikayla Werzanski '17 presented their summer research, "Lazy Cops and Robbers on Chess and Product Graphs," at the Young Mathematicians Conference at Ohio State University in Columbus in August 2015.More
Math Dept. Welcomes New Faculty Member
The Department of Mathematics welcomed a new Lecturer, Heather Pierce. Heather holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Texas at Taylor (2010) and M.S. in Mathematics from Tufts University (2015). Her research interests are in the Knot Theory and Geometric Group Theory.
Students and Faculty Present at JMM
Four faculty members (Yulia Dementieva, Christine Sample, Brendan Sullivan and Heather Pierce) and four Emmanuel students (Niko Townsend '17, Mikayla Werzanski '17, Darren Parke '16 and James Withers '16) attended and presented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle, Wash., on January 6-9, 2016.See more
Allen Speaks at Max Planck in Germany
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Benjamin Allen gave a talk, "Death-Birth Dynamics on Heterogeneous Graphs," at the Workshop on Conflict, Competition, Cooperation and Complexity at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Ploen, Germany, in January 2016.
Candidates for Distinction in the Field, 2016
Two mathematics students presented their Senior Distinction in the Field projects in April 2016. Candidates for Distinction and their projects include: Darren Parke, "Generalizations of multi-toned tilings," and James Withers, "The death-birth process on graphs with weakly advantageous mutants."See the Full List
Congrats to our 2016 Grads!
Mathematics major Darren Parke was accepted to Harvard University's Ph.D. program in statistics, biostatistics major Katilin Todd was accepted to the M.S. in biostatistics program at Washington University in St. Louis and mathematics/philosophy double major James Withers was accepted to the M.A. in philosophy programs at Boston University and at Tufts University.
Students on the Move this Summer!
Biostatistics and biology double major Jessica LeClair '17, will spend her summer doing research at the University of Pittsburgh through their REU in Computational Biology. Mathematics major Julia Bujalski '18 was accepted and is planning to attend the SUMMER@ICERM 2016 undergraduate summer research program at Brown University. Congrats!
Small classes, big advantages
Faculty in the Mathematics Department have a wide range of backgrounds and interests and work one-on-one with students or in student-faculty research groups to help hone their interests as early as the first year.
Mathematical modeling demonstrates that cooperation flourishes when there are st...More
This summer, biology and biostatistics double major Jessica LeClair '17 enrolled...Read more
Class of 2015: Where We Work
|Cost Data Analysis||Granite Telecom||Mathematics|
|Deployment Analyst||Fidelity Investments||Mathematics|
|Mathematics Teacher||Sharon Public Schools||Mathematics|
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