Mathematics

Apr 26, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Faculty, Staff Present at Next-gen Network and Technology Conference

Interim Chief Information Officer Leslie Margolis, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Dr. Vitaly Ford, Director of Infrastructure John Zottola, and Senior Network Engineer Matt Flint attended the 2019 KINBERCON Conference on April 2-3 in Philadelphia, Pa. In fall 2018,...

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Apr 24, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Mao Li'19 Passes Actuarial Science Exams

Mao Li '19, Actuarial Science major, recently passed the Short-term Actuarial Mathematics (STAM) exam from Society of Actuaries (SOA), representing his third exam completed upon graduation. STAM is a new course offered at Arcadia, which was developed after the curriculum change in Fall...

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Apr 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Wolff Receives Teaching Award for Excellence

By Lana Valente '19 Dr. Ned Wolff, professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, received the Award for Teaching Excellence from the Philadelphia branch of the American Statistical Association (ASA) on March 29. Dr. Wolff has worked at Arcadia University for 42 years. Four of his students...

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Apr 10, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Present at Math Association of America Conference

Students from Computer Science and Mathematics presented at the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EPADEL) Mathematical Association of America Conference at King’s College in Wilkes Barre, Pa., on March 23. The analytical research presented included: Carlie Banchi ’20, Shurong Huang ’19,...

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Mar 21, 2019 Vitaly Ford

UNC Professor Dr. Wang Discusses Post-Quantum and Code Based Cryptography

Computer Science and Math Department hosted Dr. Yongge Wang, professor in the School of Information Systems at University of North Carolina Charlotte, where he discussed his work in cryptography and cryptographic scheme resistancy to quantum computer attacks. Dr. Wang introduced quantum...

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Mar 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Wolff Awarded Teacher Excellence Award by Philadelphia ASA

Dr. Ned Wolff, professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, was awarded the Teacher Excellence Award by the Philadelphia branch of the American Statistical Association. He’ll receive this award at an event on March 29. Colleagues and students submitted letters of recommendation to the...

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Feb 20, 2019 Emily Marshall

High School Math Contest at Arcadia University

The second annual High School Math Contest will be held at Arcadia this year on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. All high school students are invited to participate. Students must register in advance by filling out this form. The deadline to register is Friday, April 12. ...

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Jan 31, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Engineering Students Earn Scholarship for Washington University Winter Program

Arcadia University Mathematics and Pre-Engineering students Talha Zaid Kiani ’20 and Muhammad Moiz Saeed ’20 traveled to Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. during winter break to explore university options for the 3+2 program. Each received a new departmental scholarship to fund the experience...

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Jan 8, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Actuarial Science Earns Advanced Curriculum Status

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) announced Arcadia’s Actuarial Science program earned the Universities and Colleges with Actuarial Programs (UCAP) - Advanced Curriculum status. Many employers require students to pass two of the four SOA exams upon graduation. Arcadia’s program, which previously...

Dec 12, 2018 Caitlin Burns

School of Education, Computer Science and Mathematics Host Philadelphia High School Students

Faculty from the School of Education and Computer Science and Mathematics Department welcomed to campus high school students from the School District of Philadelphia’s Academy at Palumbo on Dec. 6. Dr. Augusto Macalalag, assistant professor of Education, Dr. Yanxia Jia, associate professor of...

Nov 29, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Scavenger Hunt Helps Students Overcome Language Barriers

International and American students in Arcadia’s Math and Actuarial Science programs searched for objects hidden around campus during a student-organized scavenger hunt on Nov. 6. Organized by Alyssa Grandmont ’20 and Di Zhu ’21, the hunt helped students get to know one another better....

Nov 20, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Students Attend Philadelphia Actuaries Meeting

Actuarial Science majors Caroline Toner ’20, Kelsey Mashinski ’21, Di Zhu ’21, and Alyssa Grandmont ’20 attended a Philadelphia Actuaries Club meeting on Nov. 8 with Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Irina Pogrebivsky. Students attended a panel session on non-traditional...