What’s Happening

2016

Pumpkin Carving Contest view of all pumpkins

The Math & Computer Science Department held its 10th annual pumpkin carving contest.

Date: December 8, 2016

A group of mathematicians gathered to discuss teaching advanced analysis in liberal arts institutions.

Date: December 8, 2016
Gabby Bieliauskaite

This past summer Gabby Bieliauskaite ('18) interned for CME in Chicago and came away with much more than a notation on her academic transcript.

Date: December 7, 2016
denison faculty group photo

GLCA program brings faculty together to discuss teaching advanced analysis.

Date: November 11, 2016
statue of a bear

Professors Tom Bressoud, Matt Kretchmar, and David White spent July at the Park City Mathematics Institute helping develop Data Science program.

Date: November 2, 2016
 zheng tiancheng

Tiancheng Zheng '17 and Aixin Li '18, presented talks on their research at the Forty-fourth Annual University of Miami Mathematics Conference.

Date: October 20, 2016
Professor Lew Ludwig

Professor Lew Ludwig shares his thoughts about the success of a pedagogical method, “Think, Pair, Share.”

Date: October 19, 2016

Dr. Matthew Neal, Professor of Mathematics, was awarded the George Stibitz Chair.  This chair is in honor of Denison graduate George Stbitz ’26.

Date: October 10, 2016
photo of large group

Dr. Sarah Wolff presented a poster at FPSAC in Vancouver this summer.

Date: October 3, 2016
mike and bonnie westmoreland

Dr. Mike Westmoreland presented at the Fifth Biannual Fundamental Questions Institute in Banff, Alberta.

Date: September 23, 2016
Kirsten Audette research program Boston University.

Kirsten Audette, Denison Junior Mathematics Major attends summer research program at Boston University.

Date: September 19, 2016

Dr. Mark Ward ’99, of the Dept of Statistics at Purdue University, is the recipient of the 2016 Mu Sigma Rho William D. Warde Statistics Education Award.

Date: September 9, 2016
Group photo

Lew Ludwig, Professor of Mathematics, & Colin Adams of Williams College hosted UnKnot III, the Undergraduate Knot Theory Conference, at Denison University.

Date: August 30, 2016
Philip Papaioannou on the baseball field

This summer, Philip Papaioannou '17 is doing research for an internship with the University of Chicago, Medicine.

Date: July 29, 2016
teacher speaking to classroom

Math educators from South Africa visit Denison to establish partnership

Date: June 15, 2016
Awards & Honors

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.

Date: May 12, 2016
Dr. Daniel D. Bonar

Dr. Daniel D. Bonar retires after 50 years at Denison

Date: May 6, 2016
anderson_scholars

Anderson Scholarship for Excellence in Science awards scholarships.

Date: May 4, 2016
Mei May, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Dr. Mei received a GLCA Expanding Collaboration Initiative grant

Date: April 26, 2016
3D printed Swasey Chapel

Denison is excited to announce the arrival of their latest 3D printer – the FormLabs Form 2 resin printer.

Date: April 26, 2016

Eight math and computer science majors recognized for earning one of the top grade point averages of the over 400 Denison student-athletes

Date: April 18, 2016
Dr.Wolff

A Random Walk Through Algebra

Date: April 15, 2016
pizzaandpuzzles

Math and computer science majors gather with friends to eat pizza, tell math jokes, and solve probability puzzles.

Date: April 8, 2016
denison3Dprinting

A new course in 3D printing is open to everyone on campus- it's for more than mathematics and computer science majors.

Date: March 22, 2016
4 College Contestants

Denison hosted the annual 4 College Math Contest in February.

Date: March 14, 2016
Programming Contest

Denison Dept. of Math & Computer Science hosted its 27th Programming Contest

Date: March 9, 2016
LawrenceShermanpresentation

Speaking Wednesday afternoon on “How to Talk About Data Without Scaring People Off”. Dr. Sherman spoke of how future historians may call this moment in history “the age of precision.”

Date: March 3, 2016
Dr. Ashwin Lall
Faculty

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ashwin Lall has earned tenure and will be promoted to Associate Professor in the fall of 2016.

Date: March 2, 2016
3d printing

Dr. Henry Segerman, mathematician and artist, recently shared his work in dimensions and 3D printing as part of our Ronneberg Lecture Series in the sciences.

Date: March 2, 2016
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Gordon Lecture Series

Denison University’s Gordon Lecture Series welcomes Professor and Criminologist Lawrence W. Sherman ’70 presenting “Counting what Counts in Justice: Policing, Race and the Rule of Law.”

Date: February 23, 2016