Mathematics

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...

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Mar 17, 2015 jretter Retter

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...

Feb 10, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

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...

Dec 4, 2014 Courtney Wright

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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Oct 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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...

Feb 26, 2014 Purnell Cropper

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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Feb 25, 2013 Purnell Cropper

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 Dr...

Feb 20, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

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 Sarah Schwartz

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...