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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs designed for students with diverse career or higher educational goals.


Professor Gregory J. Matthews Wins Kaggle Competition

Our own Gregory J. Matthews, along with Michael Lopez of Skidmore College, was the winner of a competition led by Kaggle to make the most accurate predictions for March Madness. They recently published their paper in the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. (New York Times)  

Congratulations to Professors Marian Bocea and Peter Tingley

Dr. Bocea and Dr. Tingley have started a Chicago Math Teachers' Circle and recently received a grant from the American Institute of Mathematics to support their first year of meetings.  

Mathematician Lee Lorch Dies at 98

Human rights activist and mathematician Lee Lorch died on February 28th at the age of 98. He is known for his work towards desegregation, mentoring African American mathematicians, and supporting the Association for Women in Mathematics.  

Graduate Student Sean Mc Carthy awarded with the REM Fellowship

Congratulations to Sean Mc Carthy for receiving the award of a Research Experience for Master's Programs Fellowship for Spring 2015.


Heads-up-Limit Hold’em Poker is Solved

We have long been wondering about the day computers can match the power of the human mind. Are we there yet? No. Not even close. But we have gotten one step closer with this recent development by Dr. Bowling’s research team at University of Alberta and their computer Cepheus. Computers have long been able to beat humans in […]

Math Club Tutoring

Tutoring for Spring 2015 will be on Mondays and Tuesdays from 7:00-8:30pm in Flanner 105.

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