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Ortiz and Peterson Receive Departmental Honors

June 8, 2019
The Weinberg College Committee on Undergraduate Academic Excellence has awarded departmental honors to mathematics majors Alexander Ortiz and Luke Peterson. To qualify for departmental honors, students must 
  • complete both the 320 (or 321) sequence and the 330 (or 331) sequence or the equivalent,
  • complete two quarters of independent study or two quarters of a 400-level course with distinction,
  • complete a project which culminates in an honors thesis, and 
  • have a grade point average greater than or equal to 3.5 in courses which satisfy major requirements.

Ortiz and Perreault Receive Corbin Prizes

June 7, 2019
Mathematics majors Alexander Ortiz and Aidan Perreault have each received a Franklin N. and Lee L. Corbin Prize from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Weinberg awards these prizes to seniors with outstanding academic records who plan to attend graduate or professional school. Each prizes carries an award of $5000 to help offset the cost of graduate study. This fall Alex will study mathematics at MIT, and Aidan will study computer science at Stanford.


Students elected to Phi Beta Kappa

May 21, 2019
The Department of Mathematics is proud to congratulate seven senior mathematics majors elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 2019:

Conrad Gordon
Xiaoyu (Steven) Liu
Aidan Perreault
Hassan Sayed
Eva van Agt
Daniel Wilensky
Leighton Zhao

Four senior mathematics majors were elected to Phi Beta Kappa as juniors in 2018:

Megan Angell
Yunhao (Leslie) Liu
Alexander Ortiz
Thomas Ritz



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