Math Club Events on Jan 30, 2019

The Math Club will meet on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at 3:00 pm, in RSS 101 to host two of our own faculty. Professor Martin Jones will talk about the 4+1 program. This is a way to earn your BS and MS in mathematics in only 5 years. Professor Emeritus Mick Norton will share stories […]

Changing of the Guard

Bob Mignone, who has been the chair of the Department of Mathematics at the College of Charleston for the past 12 years, is stepping down from that role.  We are all grateful to him for safely “sailing the ship through troubled waters” and wish him luck as he returns to being a “regular professor” with […]

Celebration of Summer 2018 Student Math Research

  Join us on November 16th at 3:00 in 252 RSS for a Celebration of Summer 2018 Student Math Research.  There will be talks by students who did research this past summer, information for students interested in doing research in the future, pizza and more! Click Here for PDF Poster

Professor Sarvate gives Prestigious Plenary Lecture in Laos

The Eleventh International Conference on Mathematics and Mathematics Education in Developing Countries was held in Laos earlier this month.   Its six plenary speakers included Michael Dorff (president of the Mathematical Association of America), Kenji Ueno (a well-known Japanese algebraic geometer), and the Cofc Math Department’s combinatoricist Dinesh Sarvate!

Ken Ono on Ramanujan this weekend at Davidson College

We just learned about an interesting event this weekend (Sept 23).  Ken Ono of Emory University will be at Davidson College speaking about Ramanujan and showing the major motion picture “The Man Who Knew Infinity”. https://www.davidson.edu/academics/mathematics-and-computer-science/student-activities/bernard-lecture

Some Summer 2018 Student Research Projects

CofC professors are not just teachers but also practitioners of their fields.  Our students learn history from historians, psychology from psychologists, math from mathematicians, and so on.  Not only does this guarantee that the instructors are experts with practical knowledge of their discipline, it also means that undergraduates here have a rare opportunity to work […]

Congratulations to 2018 Departmental Undergraduate Award Recipients

The following undergraduate students received special honors from the CofC Math Department at the SSM Awards Ceremony in 2018: Outstanding Student Award: Tristan J. Aft, Katherine H. Balcewicz, Gloria R. Burke, Blaine T. Billings, Joseph G. Casagranda, Emma L. Collins, Elyana R. Crowder, Na T. Duong, Katelynn H. Huneycutt, Isabel K. Johnston, Choral P. Linhart, Tea […]

Hidden Figures at CofC

“Hidden Figures” is a wonderful movie about the African-American women who worked as mathematicians for the US space program in the 1950’s and 1960’s.  You can see it for free on campus on Friday February 23rd at 6PM in the auditorium of the School of Sciences and Mathematics Building. Show up early at 4:30 for […]