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Catherine Oglevee '15
Catherine Oglevee ’15 Work at Mass General Leads to Published Paper

Many of us have experienced a technological glitch, whether the TV isn’t responding to the remote, or the dishwasher is starting on its own. While such glitches are typically an inconvenience, when the machine has the potential to detect life-threatening medical conditions, the stakes are higher. During her time at Mass General Hospital (MGH) this summer, Catherine Oglevee ’15, a chemistry and mathematics double major, discovered first hand that no matter how advanced a machine may be, none are immune to malfunctions.  More ...

Robert Kantrowitz '82
Kantrowitz ’82 Publishes Article in RMMC Journal

An article by Professor and Chair of Mathematics Robert Kantrowitz ‘82 appears in the current issue of the Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics. “A fixed point approach to the steady state for stochastic matrices” was co-authored with Michael M. Neumann of Mississippi State University.  More ...

Debra Boutin
Boutin Presents Research in Bordeaux, France

Professor of Mathematics Debra Boutin presented her work on "Distinguishing Costs for Graphs" at the Bordeaux Graph Theory Workshop in Bordeaux, France.  Boutin presented results on the smallest size of a set of vertices that can be used to remove all symmetries from a network.  More ...

Senior Fellow Robert Huben.
Bringing Math to the Masses: Robert Huben’s Senior Fellowship

A true passion for knowledge is of growing scarcity in the world today.  Such a passion extends beyond the simple desire to learn; it is a hunger to experience as well as comprehension, to grow in oneself and aid others in their journey. For Senior Fellow Robert Huben ’15, it is a passion he understands very well.  More ...

Robert Kantrowitz '82
Kantrowitz ’82 Publishes Article in MedJM

An article titled “Some Real Analysis behind Optimization of Projectile Motion” by Robert Kantrowitz ’82, professor and chair of mathematics, appears in the November issue of Mediterranean Journal of Mathematics (MedJM).  More ...

Jennifer Borton, Sally Cockburn, Julio Videras
Three Promoted to Professor

Hamilton College Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds announced the promotion of three Hamilton faculty members to the rank of professor. Jennifer Borton, psychology; Sally Cockburn, mathematics; and Julio Videras, economics, were promoted effective Oct. 11.  More ...

Rob Kantrowitz '82
Kantrowitz ’82 Presents at Middlebury

Robert Kantrowitz ’82, professor and chair of mathematics, presented “Archimedes meets geometric series” in the mathematics seminar series on Sept. 23 at Middlebury College.  More ...

The Death of the Dollar Bill: The Rise of Bitcoin and Other Online Currencies

With the digitization of information, cyberspace is a developing network that’s changing how we live. In 2009, the first digital currency, Bitcoin, was invented.  Bitcoin has been called a “decentralized virtual currency” by some economists, due to the fact that it is transferred from one user to another, called peer-to-peer or P2P, without the use of any central bank.  Sitong Chen ’16, with Professor of Economics Christophre Georges, worked this summer on an Emerson project, “Analysis of the Internet-born Currency: The Birth of Bitcoin.”  More ...

Courtney Gibbons
Gibbons Serves on MathFest Panel

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Courtney Gibbons served on a panel during the 2014 MathFest held Aug. 6-9 in Portland, Ore. The national meeting is sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).  More ...

Michelle LeMasurier and Andrew Dykstra
LeMasurier and Dykstra Publish Papers

Associate Professor of Mathematics Michelle LeMasurier and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Andrew Dykstra were co-authors of two papers published in June.  More ...

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