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Mathematics Departmental News for 2005

December 31, 2005

Harvey Mudd College Department of Mathematics Wins the First AMS Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department (12/2005) Read the AMS Press Release. The award was announced at the January, 2006, Joint Mathematics Meeting. Julijana V. Gjorgjieva Wins Prize at SACNAS (10/05) Julijana Gjorgjieva ’06 (mathematics) had the prizewinning poster at […]

Mathematics Departmental News for 2004

December 31, 2004

Julijana V. Gjorgjieva Wins Prize at SACNAS (10/04) Julijana Gjorgjieva ’06 (mathematics) had the prize-winning poster at this year’s Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Conference. Julijana’s poster, “The Role of Vaccination in the Control of SARS”, was based on research done at the Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute in […]

Mathematics Departmental News for 2003

December 31, 2003

Harvey Mudd Math-Bio Senior Wins Award at National Sigma Xi Student Research Conference (11/03) Ben Nahir ’04, a senior mathematical-biology major at Harvey Mudd College, won the “superior” award for best poster in Immunology/Neuroscience at the November, 2003, Sigma Xi Student Research Conference in Los Angeles. Ben’s project, “Cloning, Localization, and Characterization of Tolloid and […]

Mathematics Departmental News for 2002

December 31, 2002

Anne Short ’02 wins Watson Fellowship (4/02) Anne Short ’02, mathematics major, has been awarded a 2002 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to study the cultural significance of food to peoples who produce their own food. During the next year, she will travel to Kiribati, Nepal, Mali, Thailand, and Paraguay as part of her project, “Living […]

Mathematics Departmental News for 2001

December 31, 2001

Five Mudd Math Majors to Present Their Research at the National Math Meetings in San Diego (11/01) Daniel Boylan ’02, Tim Prescott ’02, Micah Smukler ’03, Chris Pries ’03, and Jeremy Rouse ’03 are presenting the results of their summer research at the Joint Math Meetings to be held in San Diego in January. Daniel […]

Mathematics Departmental News for 2000

December 31, 2000

Three Math Majors Win NSF Fellowships (3/00) Four Harvey Mudd College students and recent graduates have earned National Science Foundation (NSF) graduate fellowships for 2000. Three of them are math majors: Joey Ann Kimball ’00, Joel Miller ’00, and Elisha Peterson ’00. Kimball, an engineering/math double major will be studying electrical engineering in graduate school; […]

Mathematics Departmental News for 1999

December 31, 1999

Elisha Peterson wins Rhodes Scholarship (12/99) Nineteen-year-old prodigy one of only 32 in United States to receive honor Elisha Peterson, a senior mathematics major at Harvey Mudd College, has received the 1999 Rhodes Scholarship for two to three years of study at Oxford University in England. He was one of only 32 to receive the […]

Mathematics Departmental News for 1998

December 31, 1998

Aaron Archer ’98 Takes Second Place in Nationwide Morgan Prize! (12/98) Aaron Archer ’98 was awarded second place for the 1998 Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize. This nationwide award is given to an undergraduate with outstanding research accomplishments in the mathematical sciences. The prize is offered by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), the American […]