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Brendan Kelly ’08 Returns to Give Talk

Brendan Kelly '08
Brendan Kelly ’08

Brendan Kelly, who graduated from TCNJ in 2008 with a degree in Mathematics, returned to campus on September 8th to give a talk to department students and faculty. His talk, titled “How many ways can I get to the coffee shop?” centered around how posing good questions is critical to the problem-solving process. He explored the importance of asking good questions, and showed techniques that help empower students to ask those good questions.

Brendan was the 2015 recipient of the Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Prize at Harvard University.

TCNJ Students Jessica Perez and Vincent Longo Presented Posters at JMM 2015

Senior Mathematics majors Vincent Long and Jessica Perez presented posters at the 2015 Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM). The annual event, which is the largest mathematics meeting in the world, was jointly sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and the American Mathematical Society (AMS), and took place January 10-13, 2015, in San Antonio Texas.…Continue Reading

Happy Holidays!

On Friday, December 5th, the department’s student organizations held a department party to celebrate the holidays. The combined forces of The Mathematics & Statistics Club, the TCNJ Council of Students Teachers of Mathematics, and Pi Mu Epsilon made sure that faculty, staff, and students alike enjoyed food, music, and a variety of games and activities.…Continue Reading

Undergraduate Mathematics Major Vincent Longo Wins Award at 2014 SACNAS National Conference

Congratulations to Mathematics major Vincent Longo for winning an Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation Award at the 2014 SACNAS National Conference. The conference was held Wednesday, October 15 through Saturday, October 18, 2014, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. Vince’s poster, “The Abelian Sandpile group of a family of series-parallel graphs,” was…Continue Reading

Math & Stat Shines at Celebration of Women in Science

On Wednesday, October 22, the School of Science held its 2014 Celebration of Women in Science. This event celebrated the accomplishments of women students in TCNJ’s School of Science and served to encourage them to continue their work. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics was very well represented at this event. Associate Professor of Mathematics…Continue Reading

TCNJ CSTM Holds First-Ever Math Ed Faculty Panel

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, TCNJ CSTM held its first-ever Math Ed Faculty Panel. TCNJ Mathematics faculty members Dr. Robert Cunningham, Dr. Cathy Liebars, Dr. Jeremy Russell, Dr. Farshid Safi, and Dr. Suriza van der Sandt spoke about their experiences and answered questions posed by TCNJ Mathematics Education students. TCNJ CSTM (Council of Student Teachers…Continue Reading