Saturday, March 28, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Our chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon is accepting membership applications until March 31

Our chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon (math honor society) is accepting membership applications until March 31. See their page for details.

Friday, February 27, 2015

New Clinic room

Math Clinic and Calculus Help Center moved to Carnegie 102. Schedule.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Math Club event: Mathematics, Models, Money (careers in actuarial and finance industries). Tuesday 2/24 at 5:00, Carnegie 122. Presentations by Tessa Xie and Amine Elmeghni.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Office hours

Regular office hours begin Monday 1/12: our office 215 Carnegie will be open 8:30-5:00.


Syllabi for most courses can be found on this site: follow the Syllabi link above.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Math Club event: surviving proof-based courses

Math Club event: proof-based courses from the perspective of experienced students. Tuesday 1/17 at 5:00, Carnegie 122.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Math Club Movie

Math Movie Night: Taking the Long View: The Life of Shiing-shen Chern, Wednesday Nov. 12 at 5:15 in Carnegie 122.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Go night

Learn to play Go with Pi Mu Epsilon this Wednesday (10/29) at 5:15pm, Carnegie 111.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

room switch

Effective Friday 9/26, the classes meeting in Carnegie 110 will meet in Room 100 instead. Carnegie 110 is the new Clinic Room.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

PME event

Math majors are invited to student presentation on summer research programs in mathematics and statistics, 10/15 at 5:15 in Carnegie 122.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Math Help page is now complete with the information on Math Clinic, Calculus Clinic, and Private Tutors.

Friday, September 5, 2014

PME history

All math majors are invited to "The Founding of Pi Mu Epsilon 100 Years Ago", a presentation by Prof. Graver. Friday, October 10 at 4pm, in 122 Carnegie.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

PME 10/01

Math Club meeting this Wednesday (10/01) features a talk by Claudio DiMarco on the mysteries of the Takagi function.

Monday, September 1, 2014


SU Baseball Statistics and Sabermetrics club visits us on Wednesday (9/24), 5:15pm, Room 122. Hosted by Pi Mu Epsilon

New postdocs

Three new P.T. Church Postdoctoral Fellows join us: Turgay Bayraktar, Denise Rangel Tracy, and Dmytro Yeroshkin. Welcome!

New faculty

Warm welcomes to our newest faculty members, Loredana Lanzani and William Volterman.

Saturday, July 19, 2014


Our brochure for new students has been updated. For more details, see the undergraduate curriculum pages of this site.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Iwaniec FiDiPro story

Tadeusz Iwaniec has been featured in Arts&Sciences news on the occasion of the completion of his Finland Distinguished Professor term.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Opening weekend

Welcome the Class of 432+132! The weekend of 8/23-24 our office 215 Carnegie will be open 9-4 (9:30-4:30 on Sunday) to help you with class schedule changes.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Summer office hours

Summer office hours are in effect from May 12 to August 22. Our office 215 Carnegie will be open M-F 8:00-4:30.

Friday, May 30, 2014

New Faculty

Two new faculty members will join us in the Fall: Loredana Lanzani and William Volterman. Welcome!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

New postdocs

Three new Philip T. Church Postdoctoral Fellows will join us in the Fall: Turgay Bayraktar, Denise Rangel, and Dmytro Yeroshkin. Welcome to SU!

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Diaz, Leuschke promoted

Congratulations to Steven P. Diaz and Graham Leuschke on their promotions to full Professor!

Friday, May 9, 2014

Pi Mu Epsilon members

Our chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon added 11 new members this year.

Phi Beta Kappa

Out of 55 new Phi Beta Kappa members, eight pursue a major in math.

Samantha Usman

Samantha Usman, triple major in French, Physics and Mathematics, received Goldwater Honorable Mention.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Douglas R Anderson Faculty Scholar award

Dan Zacharia has been named Douglas R. Anderson Faculty Scholar. This award, funded by an anonymous gift to the department, is for a two-year term.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Hsu is named University Scholar

Dylan Hsu (Class of '14, Applied Mathematics and Physics) has been named a University Scholar, the highest undergraduate honor that the University bestows.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Lenny Kamau defends

Leonard Kamau successfully defended his dissertation on Technology adoption in secondary mathematics teaching in Kenya.

Online evaluations are open

Online teaching evaluations are now open. Check your SU email for the evaluation website link and passcode.

Friday, April 18, 2014

External travel grants won by grads and postdocs

Recent external travel grants: Xuefei Ma and Qi Ye, to attend ICCHA V at Vanderbilt; Xiaoxia Liu, to attend SIAM-IS14 in Hong Kong.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014

PME Faculty Talk

Pi Mu Epsilon will be hosting a talk by Professor Douglas Anderson titled Knots, Connective Sums, and Seifert Surfaces. It will cover elementary knot theory and is accessible to all undergraduates. The talk will take place in Carnegie Library Rm122 on April 9th. Pizza and refreshments will be served.

Monday, March 31, 2014

MAT 421

New course in Fall 2014: MAT 421 Applied Probability and Statistics (does not count toward our major/minor programs).

Friday, March 28, 2014

The Mathematics of Juggling

Pi Mu Epsilon will be hosting the talk "The Art (and Math) of Juggling" presented by Sam Leitermann. The event will go over the basic mathematical analysis of juggling and includes a live demonstration. This talk is accessible to all undergraduates. The talk will be on April 2nd at 5:15 in Carnegie Rm 122.

Friday, February 28, 2014

PME Faculty Talk

Professor Jeffrey Meyer will be giving a talk on Pi and its appearances throughout Mathematics at the next meeting of Pi Mu Epsilon. The talk will be held in Carnegie Library Rm 122 at 5:15 PM. Pizza will be served. Undergraduate students are encouraged to attend.

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Douglas R. Anderson Faculty Scholar Fund

We are pleased to announce the establishment of Douglas R. Anderson Faculty Scholar award, funded by an anonymous gift to the department.

Saturday, February 15, 2014


Pi Mu Epsilon will be joined by members of the Syracuse Go Club. Guest speakers will be giving hands-on instruction on the game of Go. The event will be held in Carnegie Library Rm 120 on February 20th at 5:15 PM. Pizza will be served.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

PTC postdocs

Now accepting applications for Philip T. Church postdoc fellowships for Fall 2014 (deadline Feb. 15); the department seeks to fill three postdoctoral positions.

Friday, January 31, 2014

2014 newsletter

The new issue of the department newsletter, The Archimedean, is now available. Get it here (PDF).

Thursday, January 30, 2014

PME Social Event

Pi Mu Epsilon is holding an event on the construction of Hexaflexagons. The event will be on February 6th at 5 PM in Carnegie Rm. 120. Food will be served. Undergraduate math majors are encouraged to attend.