On Saturday May 25, the Loyola Math Department will be hosting the 17th Midwest algebra, geometry and combinatorics day. Speakers include Jennifer Morse (University of Virginia), Anna Weigandt (University of Michigan), Nate Harman (University of Chicago) and Hugh Thomas (Universite du Quebec a Montreal). Click to learn more about the conference.
At the close of the academic year, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics wishes to recognize all of our students' outstanding achievements, especially our graduates. Take a look at our graduates achievements.
Milos Savic from the University of Oklahoma is visiting Loyola next week on Monday and Tuesday. He will be giving a talk on Tuesday afternoon from 3:00-3:50pm, on the role of creative failure in mathematics, in Cuneo 109. Click to learn more about this talk.
Join us for Loyola University Chicago's 9th Annual Weekend of Excellence on April 11-14, 2019. This is a campus wide celebration of student achievement. The weekend's events include research symposiums, awards ceremonies, and student performances. More than 1,000 students from across all colleges will come together to share their creative discoveries and present in-depth research to their peers, professors, the University and community. Click to learn more.
On Saturday, March 23rd, the 12th Annual Graduate School Interdisciplinary Research Symposium five students in Applied Statistics displayed their research posters, two students in Mathematics presented their papers, and Applied Statistics student, Cuong Pham, won an award for "Best Quantitative Paper Presentation Award." Click to see some photos from their exciting weekend!
On Wednesday, April 4th, the faculty of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics hosted an event for students to come learn about courses being offered next semester and ask questions about their future career plans. There was free pizza and plenty of time to chat one on one!
This interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Data Science will provide practical skills in data collection and manipulation through significant programming experience and reliable inference through applied statistics, and a focus on applying these skills to practical, domain-specific problems (56ch). Click to learn more about this program.
A number theorist with programming prowess has found a solution to 33 = x³ + y³ + z³, a much-studied equation that went unsolved for 64 years. Click to read more about why it took mathematicians so long to pin down the solution.
(The New York Times, 3/19/2019) For the first time, one of the top prizes in mathematics has been given to a woman. On Tuesday, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announced it has awarded this year’s Abel Prize — an award modeled on the Nobel Prizes — to Karen Uhlenbeck, an emeritus professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Click to learn more about this award.
Having trouble finding x? Is calculus derivin’ you crazy? We can help!! Loyola Math Club Tutoring will be happening every Monday and Thursday 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. in the STEM resource center in Centennial Forum.