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Denison will hold the third annual UnKnot Conference this summer.

Posted Date: January 27, 2016
Prof. Lew Ludwig

Prof. Lew Ludwig is piloting an Mathematical Association of America instructional guide for mathematical curriculum that has the potential to affect mathematics students nationwide.

Posted Date: January 13, 2016



Denison University Professor of Mathematics, Michael Westmoreland is a co-investigator of a $73,425 grant provided by the Foundational Questions Institute.

Posted Date: December 14, 2015
Monday, December 7, 2015
5:00 PM

Get an introduction to the world of coding at the “Hour of Code.

Posted Date: November 20, 2015

Denison's two teams ranked highly at the ACM regional programming contest.

Posted Date: November 13, 2015
Logical Times

In Department news, we are thrilled to welcome another new colleague, Dr. Sarah Wolff, from Dartmouth College; she introduces herself in more detail below.

Posted Date: November 3, 2015
Gordon Lecture Series

The Gordon Lecture Series welcomes Keith Miller presenting a lecture, “The Future of Human/Robot Interactions.”

Posted Date: March 26, 2015
Logical Times

Greetings from the top of the hill! We hope that this newsletter finds all of you healthy and well. It has been much too long since we have reached out to you, something we hope to fix with this new periodic newsletter.

Posted Date: March 17, 2015


Departmental faculty updates for Fall 2014.

Posted Date: December 2, 2014

Ashwin Lall, assistant professor of computer science, had four papers accepted to conferences.

Posted Date: August 21, 2014
Dr. Havill honored with Benjamin Barney Chair

Dr. Havill has named the next Benjamin Barney Chair of Mathematics at the annual Academic Awards Ceremony on Friday afternoon.

Posted Date: April 28, 2014
Mathematics majors Yubo "Paul" Yang ’14 and Danny Persia ’14 were awarded Denison's highest honor at the Academic Awards Convocation

Mathematics majors Yubo "Paul" Yang ’14 and Danny Persia ’14 were awarded Denison's highest honor at the Academic Awards Convocation on Friday afternoon.

Posted Date: April 28, 2014

Several exceptional Mathematics and Computer Science scholar-athletes were recognized at the annual James T. Glerum, Jr. ’82 Top-50 Honors Celebration on April 7.

Posted Date: April 8, 2014

Jessen Havill, professor of mathematics and computer science, has recently been named to the Robert C. Good Faculty Fellowship Program.

Posted Date: April 3, 2014
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
7:30 PM

Math Fun My Favorite Math Fun Facts: Ideas and Puzzles that will Change the Way You Think! Presented by Dr. Francis Su

Posted Date: March 26, 2014
Programming Contest

Denison University took 1st Place in the Ohio Wesleyan Spring Programming Contest

Posted Date: March 25, 2014
Honors & Awards

Our department presents several endowed awards each spring to highly deserving Computer Science students. More information about each honor and its recipients can be found below.

Posted Date: March 7, 2014
Programming Contest
Saturday, February 22, 2014

Held annually since 1991, over 1000 students, organized into over 300 different teams from 16 different colleges in Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania have competed over the years.

Posted Date: February 14, 2014
Fast Talk
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
4:30 PM

Dr. Andrew Gard, Visiting Professor of Mathematics at Ohio Wesleyan University will present the departments' first Fast Talk of the semester on Tuesday, February 18 at 4:30 p.m. in Olin 114.

Posted Date: February 13, 2014
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
4:30 PM

The Math and Computer Science department will be hosting a Grad School Panel on Wednesday, March 5 at 4:30 p.m. in Higley Auditorium.

Posted Date: February 13, 2014
Dr. Havill, Dr. Lall, and Nat Kell ’13 Honored at the 2013 Academic Awards Convocation

The annual Academic Awards Convocation on April 19, 2013 was a big one for the department. Dr. Jessen Havill was honored with the prestigious Charles A. Brickman Teaching Excellence Award; Nat Kell ’13 was named a President’s Medalist, Denison’s most prestigious student honor; and Dr. Ashwin Lall was awarded the Bayley-Bowen Faculty Fellowship, which recognizes the superior talent of an untenured professor.

Posted Date: February 12, 2014
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Student Research

Edward Takahashi ’14, from Tokyo, Japan, had never worked with network traffic data before the summer of 2012.

Posted Date: February 11, 2014
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Student Research

Trevor Masters ’16, like most computer science majors, had never heard of a stromatoporoid.

Posted Date: February 10, 2014
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Student Research

Nat Kell ’13, from Upper Arlington, Ohio, has never shied away from a challenge.

Posted Date: February 9, 2014


Gordon Lecture Series
Thursday, October 24, 2013
7:30 PM

Dr. Charles Bennett will present “Quantum Computers, Public and Private Information, and the Lost of Literature of Antiquity”

Posted Date: October 16, 2013
Dr. Charles Bennett
Fast Talk
Friday, October 25, 2013
3:30 PM

Dr. Charles Bennett to speak on Landauer's Principle, Reversible Computation, and Maxwell's Demon

Posted Date: October 16, 2013
Fast Talk
Friday, November 8, 2013
3:30 PM

From Egyptian Fractions to the Riemann Hypothesis

Posted Date: October 16, 2013
Dr. Christopher Stewart
Fast Talk
Thursday, October 10, 2013
3:30 AM to 5:00 AM

Graduate Research at The Ohio State University

Posted Date: September 18, 2013
Dr. Sam Cowling
Fast Talk
Thursday, September 26, 2013
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

“Worlds With and Without Numbers”

Posted Date: September 18, 2013
Thursday, September 19, 2013
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

The lunch will be catered by Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches.

Posted Date: September 13, 2013