Category Archives: Math News

Kudos 2017!

Congratulations to the following CofC Math students, alumni and faculty: Students: Each year, a student who recently took calculus at CofC is awarded a $100 prize in the Harrison Randolph Calculus Contest.  This year, it was Bach Nguyen who won the prize based on his answers to the test that was administered on April 14th. […]

It’s Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month

April is Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, and there are some great resources celebrating it. This National Science Foundation blog page has been posting articles all month long spotlighting work done by researchers through NSF funding. Recent graduate Tyler Perini (B.S. in Applied Mathematics, ’16) was just awarded a grant from the NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program, a great […]

Mathematical Explorations Seminar Series

Next week, the College of Charleston Math Club and the Department of Mathematics will host a seminar talk designed for undergraduate students. We hope to offer more talks of this kind in the future. The talk is open to the public and no particular mathematical background is required.     From the logic of a […]

An interesting video on careers in the mathematical sciences

This is an interesting talk by Mac Hyman (formerly at Los Alamos National Labs and now a professor at Tulane University). By the way, I was one of those graduate students who did a summer internship at Los Alamos: it was a blast! Here is the link: Good Choices for Great Careers in the Mathematical Sciences […]

Congratulations to our COMAP MCM contestants!

COMAP Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) is a  contest that attracts contestants from colleges and universities around the world.  The College of Charleston team consisting of math majors Tyler Perini, Clay Gardner and Mike Lis earned a meritorious rating in the 2014 MCM contest, placing them in the top 9% of the 6755 teams that competed. […]

Math Meet 2014

Every year since 1978, the math department at CofC has run a contest for high school students.  This year’s Math Meet, held on February 22, 2014, brought over 600 students from three states and more than 50 schools to campus for a day of fun, creative and challenging competitions.  Teacher’s tell us that their students […]