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Mathematics and Statistics



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.


Why Those Statistics About The Patriots' Fumbles Are Mostly Junk

Statistics can say whatever you want it to, drolls the dull old axiom... more correctly, you might say, Statistics can say whatever you want it to when it's used irresponsibly or haphazardly. Read Professor Gregory Matthews' take on what to ignore on Super Bowl weekend.  

Michael Godinez: Internship Profile

Read about one of our undergraduates who was featured in the recent Loyola Magazine!

Math Club Tutoring

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


A Taste of Math

One of the many places that mathematics shows up in our everyday lives is in cooking. Basic mathematics appears in the measurement of ingredients and conversions of cups to pounds or ounces to tablespoons. A stripped-down recipe is nothing more than a ratio. Take a shortbread cookie for example; the ratio is 1 part sugar […]

Math and the Imagination

Check out our own Emily Peters on page 11 of the Fall 2014 Loyola Magazine.  


A Mathematical Way to Find Your Spouse

Have you ever wondered about the ideal age to get married? Perhaps you are curious about how many people you have to date before you find “the one.” Interestingly enough, mathematicians think about this problem and have developed a formula that will give a person a chance at happiness, or maybe just a chance at […]

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