Arcadia University News

March 16, 2016

Arcadia Students Showcase Research at Annual Math Conference

On Feb. 27, nine Arcadia University students presented at the 30th Annual Student Mathematics Conference at Moravian College. Priya Kaur ’16 , Theresa Dewa ’16 , Barrett Doering ’16 , Liyuan Zhang ’18 , Janel Moore ’16 , ZhiYang Zeng ’18 , You Zhou ’18 , Zhenbang Wang ’19 , and LinXing Yao ’18...

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January 18, 2016

Math Capstone Brings Numbers and Models to War, Baseball, and More

Mathematics students present their final projects at the Winter Mathematics Capstone in December. More than 20 students presented on: “Sabermetrics,” applying statistical analysis to baseball records; “Game Theory and the War on Terror,” exploring concepts such as the classic Prisoner’s Dilemma...

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March 17, 2015

Students Present at Pi Day Math Conference

While some had their fill of pies on March 14, a group of Arcadia students spent Pi Day presenting at the Spring Meeting of Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Section of the Mathematics Association of America. The event, held at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., brought students...

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February 10, 2015

13 Arcadia Students Present Research at Moravian Math Conference

Thirteen Arcadia University students presented at the 29th Student Mathematics Conference at Moravian College on Saturday, Feb. 7, comprising half of the conference’s 26 student speakers. Arcadia also was the only of the 15 participating institutions to have a non-math major present ( Matthew...

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December 4, 2014

Jessica Mallepalle ’16: ‘A Math Major’s Aesthetic’

While Jessica Mallepalle ’16 is acutely aware of the beauty of math , she is finding that art does not always adhere to the rules and logic of mathematics. Read how the math major and art minor rises to the challenge of an art project to steer her right-brain left, allowing her analytical side to...

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October 3, 2014

Jessica Mallepelle ’16: ‘The Beauty of Math’

Studying mathematics at Arcadia is allowing Jessica Mallepelle ’16 to truly understand how diverse and inspiring math can be. So when coursework in a particular field last semester left her wanting, she was reminded “...there’s not just one way to solve a single problem.” In her blog post, “The...

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February 26, 2014

Arcadia Students Present at Moravian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Eight Arcadia University students—including four mathematics majors, two biology majors, and two psychology majors—presented at the annual Moravian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference on Feb. 15. As has been the case the last four years, there were more student speakers from Arcadia than from any...

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February 25, 2013

Oatis Co-authors Two Papers

Dr. Carol Oatis , Professor of Physical Therapy, co-authored “Correlations among measures of knee stiffness, gait performance and complaints in individuals with knee osteoarthritis,” recently published in Clinical Biomechanics. Co-authors also included Dr. Ned Wolff , Professor of Mathematics, and...

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February 20, 2013

Eight Students Present at Mathematics Conference

On Feb. 16, eight Arcadia University students presented at the Moravian College Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. The day-long conference provides an opportunity for undergraduate college students from the tri-state area to come together to present talks and discuss mathematics, statistics,...

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May 3, 2012

Friedler, Wolff Publish Paper in 'Studies in College Mathematics'

Drs. Louis Friedler and Ned Wolff of the Mathematics Department co-authored "What's New with Reform Calculus in the US?" which appeared in Vol. 15, No. 1 of the Studies in College Mathematics , a Chinese Journal, in January 2012. The purpose of this paper is to update Chinese audiences on what has...

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May 3, 2012

Wolf Presents Co-Authored Paper at AERA Conference

Professor of Mathematics Dr. Ned Wolff presented "The Impact of Math Science Partnership Work on Higher Education Faculty," a paper he co-authored, at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference in Vancouver on April 13.

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May 3, 2012

Friedler Appointed to MAA Notes Editorial Board

Dr. Louis Friedler , Professor of Mathematics, was recently appointed to a two-year term on the Editorial Board of the Notes of the Mathematical Association of America. The Notes series disseminates educational information and reports as well as resources for mathematics faculty use.

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January 17, 2012

Computer Science and Math Capstone Presentations

In December 2011 Computer Science and Math students held Capstone Presentations. Below are a sampling of the students’ Capstones with abstracts of their research: “The set chromatic number of a graph” Angela Adams, Ashley Knappenberger, Meagan Leas and Alyssa The abstract: The paper “The Set...

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March 22, 2011

Cohen Rhymes Her Way Through Math

Marion Cohen , Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, and a long-time poet and writer, published a page of "math-teaching limericks" on the inside front cover of the February issue of Math Horizons. Three cheers for the Old Babylon-ies. We love those illustrious cronies. Instead of our decimals they...


March 1, 2011

Five Math Students Present at Conference

On Saturday, Feb. 26, five Arcadia University math majors made individual presentations at the Moravian College Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. Abstracts of their talks are below. Brian Curcio Title: An introduction to sabermatrics Abstract: Sabermetrics is the application of statistics to...


January 28, 2011

Cohen Publishes 'Truth and Beauty, Math and Literature'

Marion Deutsche Cohen , Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, published “Truth and Beauty: A Course in Math and Literature” in the December 2010/January 2011 issue of MAA FOCUS , the news magazine of the Mathematical Association of America. “We can use math to explore and explain mysteries of the...


November 2, 2010

Ortiz Publishes on Delta Hedging Mortgage Servicing Rights Portfolio

Dr. Carlos Ortiz , Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, published a paper on "Delta hedging a portfolio of servicing rights under gamma and vega constraints with optimal fixed income securities" in the Journal of Risk Finance (Vol. 11 Iss: 4, pp.377 – 400) with co-authors Anne Zissu of...