7 Apr 2014 7:30 pm

Gailor Auditorium

The Mathematics and Computer Science Departmentâ€™s annual Ebey Lecture will be given by Paul Zorn of St. Olaf College. Zorn is a former president of the Mathematical Association of America.

]]>12 Feb 2014 6:00 pm

WL 121

A More In-Depth Computer Ranking of College Football Teams

]]>25 Oct 2013 2:00 pm

WL 121

Some Spheres (in topology) by David Johnson C'61 of the University of Kentucky

]]>At the Founder's Day Convocation,Jean Shirimpaka C'15 of Rwanda received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Achievement in Calculus. The prize is awarded to a student exhibiting special achievement after completion of the calculus sequence. The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.

]]>At Commencement, Erin Nicole Brahm, C'13, of Huntsville AL and Yechan Paul Choi, C'13, of Kampala Uganda received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Outstanding Performance in Mathematics. The prize is awarded to a graduating student majoring in mathematics . The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.

]]>19 Mar 2013 7:00 pm

Blackman Auditorium, Woods Labs

Associate Professor Doug Drinen will discuss the upcoming NCAA basketball tournament from a mathematician's perspective, mixing theory with practical advice for filling out the brackets. The talk will be of interest to fans of basketball and math, even those who are not necessarily fans of both. This talk will be different from last year's, with new and updated information.

]]>The Society of Sewanee Scholars held a dinner at Chen Hall to honor "Best Teaching Practices" of the Sewanee faculty. Dr. Puckette was among 8 faculty chosen by the Society on the basis of her innovative and compassionate approach to teaching and learning.

]]>At the Founder's Day Convocation, Bronte Marie Goodhue C'15 and Brandon Edward Miller C'15 received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Achievement in Calculus. The prize is awarded to a student exhibiting special achievement after completion of the calculus sequence. The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.

]]>At Commencement, Prashanta Kharel, C ’12, of Kathmandu, Nepal and Mary Michael Forrester, C'12, of Kingsport, TN received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Outstanding Performance in Mathematics. The prize is awarded to a graduating student majoring in mathematics . The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.

]]>The Society of Sewanee Scholars held a dinner at the Sewanee Inn to honor “Best Teaching Practices” of the Sewanee faculty. Dr. Drinen was among 8 faculty chosen by the Society on the basis of his innovative and compassionate approach to teaching and learning. He was chosen to speak about his creative project assignments in Mathematical Modeling that showcased student initiative and ingenuity.

]]>At the Founder’s Day Convocation, Justin Neal Miller, C ’15, of Tennessee received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Achievement in Calculus. The prize is awarded to a student exhibiting special achievement after completion of the calculus sequence. The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.

]]>At Commencement, Anna Tracy, C ’11, of Santa Rosa CA received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Outstanding Performance in Mathematics. The prize is awarded to a graduating student majoring in mathematics . The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.

]]>The Society of Sewanee Scholars held a dinner at the home of the University Vice-Chancellor to honor “Best Teaching Practices” of the Sewanee faculty. Dr. Rudd was among 8 faculty chosen by the Society on the basis of his innovative and compassionate approach to teaching and learning.

]]>“A Do-It-Yourself Introduction to Number Theory” is now available on the web for all to access. The notes were written by professor emeritus James T. Cross, and have been used for many years as a number theory text at Sewanee. Professors Mac Priestley and Chris Parrish worked to bring the notes to the current web-based version. The notes will also be published through the electronic Journal of Inquiry-Based Learning (JIBLM.org).

]]>Becca Stevens, mathematics major in the Class of '85, will be honored at Sewanee's Homecoming this year with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

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