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Happy Halloween!!

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics wishes everyone a very Happy Halloween!!!!

Derivative Girl (Alana Huszar) battle Math Supervillains Isomorphism (Rose Costanzo) and Vince Wrongo (Vince Longo).
Derivative Girl (Alana Huszar) battles Math Supervillains Iceomorphism (Rose Costanzo) and Vincent Wrongo (Vince Longo).
Math and Stat students (l-r) Alana Huszar (Derivative Girl), Rose Costanzo (Isomorphism), Vince Longo (Vince Wrongo), and Courtney Johnson (Where's Courney?) get into the Halloween spirit.
Math and Stat students (l-r) Alana Huszar (Derivative Girl), Rose Costanzo (Iceomorphism), Vince Longo (Vince Wrongo), and Courtney Johnson (Where’s Courney?) get into the Halloween spirit.

 

 

 

Derivative Girl (Alana Huszar) battles her arch-nemesis, Darth Integrator (Izzy Curbelo)
Derivative Girl (Alana Huszar) battles her arch-nemesis, Darth Integrator (Izzy Curbelo)
Where's Waldo? In the Math & Stat Department! (l-r: Courtney Johnson and Briana Arencibia)
Where’s Waldo? In the Math & Stat Department! (l-r: Courtney Johnson and Briana Arencibia)

Math & Stat Shines at Celebration of Women in Science

On Wednesday, October 22, the School of Science held its 2014 Celebration of Women in Science. This event celebrated the accomplishments of women students in TCNJ’s School of Science and served to encourage them to continue their work. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics was very well represented at this event. Associate Professor of Mathematics…

TCNJ CSTM Holds First-Ever Math Ed Faculty Panel

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, TCNJ CSTM held its first-ever Math Ed Faculty Panel. TCNJ Mathematics faculty members Dr. Robert Cunningham, Dr. Cathy Liebars, Dr. Jeremy Russell, Dr. Farshid Safi, and Dr. Suriza van der Sandt spoke about their experiences and answered questions posed by TCNJ Mathematics Education students. TCNJ CSTM (Council of Student Teachers…

Count Like An Egyptian — New Book by David Reimer

The mathematics of ancient Egypt was fundamentally different from our math today. Contrary to what people might think, it wasn’t a primitive forerunner of modern mathematics. In fact, it can’t be understood using our current computational methods. Count Like an Egyptian provides a fun, hands-on introduction to the intuitive and often-surprising art of ancient Egyptian…

Governor Christie Announces First 50 Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellows

On Tuesday, June 10, 2014, as Governor Chris Christie announced the first 50 Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellows, a group of men and women gathered in Armstrong Hall to begin their journey. Each of these individuals is part of a highly competitive program that recruits both recent graduates and career changers with strong backgrounds…

Congratulations Class of 2014!

On Thursday, May 15, 2014, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics bid a fond farewell to another exceptional group of graduates. After the students processed in before their proud families and friends, the department co-chairs, Dr. Cathy Liebars and Dr. Thomas Hagedorn, gave a brief welcome and then read out the long list of student…

Results from 2014 GSUMC Competition

The 2014 Garden State University Math Competition was held on April 6, 2014, at Rowan University. Mike Muller won best poster for work that he has done with his faculty sponsor, Andrew Clifford. In addition, eleven TCNJ students competed in the team competition. We had so much interest this year that some of our students had…

New Book from Professor Michael Ochs

Professor Michael Ochs has a new book out. Gene Function Analysis, for which he is the editor, is part of the “Methods in Molecular Biology 1101″ series, by Springer Protocols. Gene Function Analysis Second Edition The determination of protein function has been a major goal of molecular biology since the founding of the discipline. However,…

Chris Catone ’96 Gives Talk on “The Calculus of Variations & the Most Important Equation Our Students Never Learn”

On Tuesday, April 1, the department welcomed alumnus Dr. Christopher Catone ’96, who gave a talk on “The Calculus of Variations & the Most Important Equation Our Students Never Learn”  Abstract: The Calculus of Variations is the study of finding extremals of functionals. Usually these functionals take the form J(y(x))=\int_{x_1}^{x_2} f(x,y,y’) dx. This talk will…

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