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Department of Mathematics
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About the Department
Students from both our undergraduate and graduate programs have successfully entered many different professional and academic programs and careers. While some have transitioned directly into mathematical Ph.D. programs, others have taken jobs in business (consulting and actuarial), education (both college and secondary education), industry (analysts and various computing activities), or government agencies (National Security Agency).
- Summer Research Training Program participantsSeven of our incoming math graduate students and one rising senior math major participated in our summer Research Training Program. As a part of this new program, graduate students took MTH 645: Elementary Number Theory and all received training to be project leaders for MTH 191: Research Exploration in Mathematics. First and second-year undergraduates interested … Read more
- Seniors Ashley Peake and Malindi Whyte awarded Graduate Research Fellowships from NSFThe National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship supports outstanding graduate students in STEM by providing three years of financial support to those pursuing research-based degrees. The NSF has a history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers. Past fellows include numerous Nobel Prize winners, former U.S. … Read more
- Applied mathematics major Shelby Horth named Goldwater ScholarFrom Wake Forest News: Wake Forest junior and Mullen/Carswell Scholar Shelby Horth has been named a 2023 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar. She is one of 413 college students from across the U.S. to receive the award for the 2023-24 academic year. A native of Kohler, Wisconsin, Horth is one of only 48 students selected whose … Read more
- Majors featured in the OGB Graduation EditionEvery spring, the Old Gold & Black publishes its graduation edition that tells the story of one esteemed graduate-to-be from every academic major at Wake Forest. These students all have a unique story to tell. Though their experiences at Wake Forest may have been drastically different the seniors who are featured in this edition have … Read more
- Gallery of Fluid Motion The mathematics topics course on Fluid Dynamics hosted a Gallery of Fluid Motion based on the student’s final projects. Students created an artistic visual record of their scientific project. Their submissions were graded based on a combination of striking visual qualities and their scientific explanation. The gallery award went to Kelsie Conner, with the project on … Read more
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