Mathematics

Oct 22, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Jiangsu University Students Celebrate Mid-Autumn and National Day Festivals

On Oct. 1, Jiangsu University (JSU) students and Arcadia’s Computer Science and Mathematics faculty gathered at Minado Restaurant in Norristown, Pa. to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day of the People's Republic of China. Students and faculty connected over dinner, shared their...

Jul 3, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Actuarial Science Students Contribute Research to Pension Plan Study

The Society Of Actuaries (SOA) published “U.S. Public Pension Plan Mortality Assumptions,” a report using research collected by Actuarial Science majors Allegra Benites ’18, Lili Liu ’18, Jesse Marass ’18, Zheng Sun ’18, Yang Tan ’18, and Yuqi Xu ’18. The paper examines the effects of...

Mitchell Boulden Peiffer Dec 22, 2017 12:46 pm

Dr. Vitaly Ford, on Being a New Professor at Arcadia

Be persistent and explore. Find your passion, take it apart, and study it from top to bottom. As they say, ‘get comfortable with being uncomfortable.’” The newest assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, Dr. Vitaly Ford, is a cybersecurity specialist...

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Sep 27, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Hosts Actuarial Career Day with West Chester University

More than 30 Actuarial Science and Mathematics students from Arcadia University and West Chester University networked with industry professionals at a joint Actuarial Career Day at Arcadia on Sept. 15. Representatives from nine actuarial firms—AON/Hewitt Consulting, Long Term Care Group, Willis...

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Sep 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

The Yangtse Evening Post Highlights Jiangsu, Arcadia Mathematics Course

The international mathematics program at Jiangsu University was highlighted in a Sept. 6 story by The Yangtse Evening Post about how students are preparing for the start of the school year. The students are required to do “homework” before the start of the semester, which includes conversing with...

Apr 21, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Louis Friedler and Jan Tecklin Named Professors Emeriti

With more than 60 years combined teaching at Arcadia, Dr. Louis Friedler, program director of Actuarial Science and professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, and Jan Tecklin, professor of Physical Therapy, have each been named Professor Emeritus. Dr. Friedler Dr. Friedler joined Arcadia...

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Apr 7, 2017 Weihong Ni

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Apr 7, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Mathematics Students Present at Association Meeting

Arcadia University Mathematics students presented at the regional meeting of the Mathematical Association of America on April 1 at Kutztown University. Each of the eight students, including two from Jiangxi University in China, spoke about different studies that they conducted. The presentations...

Jan 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Cohen Publishes New Poetry Book Based on Arcadia Course

Marion Cohen, adjunct professor of Mathematics, has taken her in-class discussions and transformed them into a work of poetry with the release of her 27th book, Truth and Beauty. Published by WordTech Editions, the chapbook explores how students and teacher relate to each other in life...

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Nov 11, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Students Present on Music Generation at Computer Science Conference

Andrew DeSousa ’16, Stephen DeChristopher ’13, ’17M, and Timothy Hyers ’18 presented research on the automatic computer-generation of music at the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges conference at Frostburg State University on Oct. 28. With Assistant Professor of Computer Science and...

Nov 10, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Jia and Chan ’16 Exhibit Poster at Women in Computing Conference

Rachel Chan ’16 and Dr. Yanxia Jia, associate professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, presented their poster, “Fall or Not Fall: That is the Question,” at the 2016 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference. Stephanie Roscher ’16 and Alex Campana ’16 also contributed research...

Jun 30, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Hoffman Travels to China for Agreement Renewal with Jiangsu University

Dr. John Hoffman, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, traveled to Zhenjiang, China, in June to renew the cooperation agreement between Arcadia University and Jiangsu University. The agreement, signed by Dr. Hoffman and Dr. Chen Long, vice president for overseas education at Jiangsu,...