Newark attorney L. James Gordon (’50) and his sister, Janet Gordon Forbes (’55), established the Doris G. Gordon fund in memory of their mother who had a great love of mathematics.
George R. Stibitz graduated from Denison University in 1926 and is internationally recognized as the father of the modern digital computer.
This past summer, Taylor Kessler Faulkner '16 and Will Brackenbury '15 worked with Dr. Ashwin Lall to design algorithms for computing representative databases.
Summer research looks different for all people and departments across campus. Some students take field trips down the Hill to nurse a cup of coffee at River Road Coffeehouse while digging into some heavy reading; others work 9-to-5 in labs; and a lucky few get to build cool-looking models.
This summer, Danny Persia '14, working with Dr. Matt Neal, created some interesting and bizarre statistical methods for measuring player value in the NBA,