Professor Ben Cox passed away peacefully on Saturday September 28, 2019 surrounded by his family. Ben earned his Ph.D. at UC San Diego, under advisor Thomas Enright, where he worked on algebraic methods in representation theory. He and his wife, math department chair Liz Jurisich, joined the College of Charleston in 1999 and he spent […]
Are you currently taking a graduate level math course at CofC? Have you taken one in the past or do you plan to take one in the future? Then this party is for you! Come to meet your fellow students and the new grad program co-directors, Alex Kasman and Jiexiang Li. Delicious pizza from D’Allessandro’s […]
Check out Issue #3 of our department newsletter to learn about all the exciting things happening in the CofC Math Department: Click here to download the newsletter in PDF format.
The Susan Prazak Award for Future Teachers is given annually in honor of Sue Prazak, who taught at CofC from 1972 to 1999. This year’s recipient is Joe Casagranda. The Ewa Wojcicka Award is our departments top award, given in memory of Professor Wojcicka to a recipient showing exceptional ability, creativity and potential in mathematics. […]
At this Friday’s algebra seminar, Andy Walker will conclude his lecture demonstrating some interesting examples of localization of categories. Anyone interested is welcome to join us at 2PM in 353 RSS.
This week, Andy Walker will lead our discussion of the “Localization of Categories”. As usual we meet on Friday at 2:00 in RSS#353.
On Friday March 15th at 2PM in 353 RSS, the Algebra Seminar of the Department of Mathematics presents: Superelliptic Curves and their Automorphisms by Tony Shaska (Oakland University)
Applications are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 Hughes Scholarship in Mathematics. Awards are typically at least $2000 for the next academic year. Deadline is 4:00 pm, April 8, 2019. Please see http://math.cofc.edu/student-ops/scholarships.php for details and application materials.
Happy Pi Day from the CofC Math Department! (If the video above isn’t working, try clicking here, logging in, and then clicking on this link.)
All interested parties are invited to the weekly Algebra Seminar, held each Friday at 2PM in 353 RSS. This week’s seminar features Professor Ben Cox lecturing on the Localization of Categories. For more information, contact Oleg Smirnov (firstname.lastname@example.org).