DU Math Student Colleen Hughes '06 Presents Paper in Atlanta
Posted: January 19, 2005
ATLANTA -- Whilewas still recovering from the ice storm of the century, Denison University mathematics student Colleen Hughes was presenting her summer research work with Professor Lew Ludwig at the Undergraduate Poster Session at the Joint Mathematics Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America, held on Jan. 7 in balmy Atlanta, Ga.
Hughes' work is titled "Linked Triangle Pairs in K6." There were 121 posters from student research groups across the nation, and Hughes was one of 31 chosen to receive a $100 cash prize for her presentation and result.
Hughes, a junior from Hudson, Ohio, plans to extend this work for her senior honors project after she returns from her semester of study at the University of Bristol in England.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
For press inquiries:
- Barbara Stambaugh
- Position Title
- Director, Media Relations
- Primary Email
- Business Phone
- (740) 587-8575