Student standing in front of blackboard with math equations in the background.

Achievements ·

Next Steps: AU Graduate Finds Herself Through Math and Dance

Fangfei Lan is now applying to PhD programs in applied mathematics.
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The Schmidt arrangement for the square root of -2: the result of applying a certain collection of fractional linear transformations to a line in the complex plane.

Student Life ·

The DC Math Circle Opening This Fall at AU

Math circles, a tradition imported from Russia, are places where kids get together to discuss challenging problems of the sort that they are unlikely to encounter in school.
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CAS students Devin Kuhn and Jacob Atkins aboard the SSV Robert C. Seamans.

Achievements ·

CAS Students Sail the Pacific for Science

CAS students are sailing for science this summer, taking part in an eight-week SEA Semester program named Protecting the Phoenix Islands.
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From left: Janelle Monae, Taraji Henson, and Octavia Spencer. Credit: 20th Century Fox Movies.

First Person ·

Being Counted

Math and Stats professor Monica Jackson talks Hidden Figures and minority women in math.
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From left: Janelle Monae, Taraji Henson, and Octavia Spencer. Credit: 20th Century Fox Movies.

Mathematics ·

Being Counted: Professor Talks ‘Hidden Figures’ and Minority Women in Math

Math and Stats professor Monica Jackson found her calling at an early age.
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Davina Durgana earned her Ph.D. from AU's School of International Service in 2015.

Alumni ·

Truth in Numbers: Alumna Combats Human Trafficking Through Statistics

SIS doctoral grad Davina Durgana is on Forbes’ “30 under 30” list of people to watch in the sciences.
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Sciences Buildings

Science ·

Cutting Edge Science, Cutting Edge Facilities

College invests in new homes for the sciences
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Natalie Konerth on the AU field.

Achievements ·

Natalie Konerth: Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Math major Natalie Konerth wins second straight award for academic and athletic excellence.
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Professor Michael Baron

Mathematics ·

Sequential Analysis: Uncovering New Statistical Methods to Solve Some of the World's Biggest Challenges

Professor Michael Baron's research on sequential analysis and multiple hypothesis testing.
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Colorful silhouettes of hands grasping ballots, positioned to place them in a collection box.

Research ·

The Numbers Game: Math and Stats Department Tackles the 2016 Election

AU professors and students are researching voter ID and strategic voting.
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