Mathematics

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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,...

Jun 22, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Marion Cohen Publishes New Poetry Books

Marion Cohen, adjunct professor of Mathematics, is celebrating the release of her 25th and 26th published books, Closer to Dying and What I’m Wearing Today. Both books highlight Cohen’s passion for poetry, while merging it with other interests and observations. Closer to Dying, an unthemed...

Apr 4, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Students Present at Mathematical Association of America Meeting

Five Arcadia students, including three students from Arcadia’s program with Jiangsu University in China, presented at the Meeting of the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware section of the Mathematical Association of America on April 2 at Muhlenberg College. Arcadia tied for the top number of student...

Mar 16, 2016 Caitlin Burns

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 showcased...

Jan 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

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...