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BC Math Professors are Speaking Across the Globe this Summer Read more...

Prof. Eli Grigsby Receives AWM Birman Research Prize - Professor Eli Grigsby has been selected as the winner of the first AWM Birman Research Prize in Topology and Geometry!

Math Major Brian Chung '14 awarded Fullbright Fellowship 

Stephanie Ger Receives McCarthy Prize For Scholar Of The College Thesis Stephanie Ger '14 was awarded the McCarthy Prize for her Scholar Of The College senior thesis.  Read more...

Prof. Maksym Fedorchuk named 2014 Sloan Fellow - Assistant Prof. of Mathematics Maksym Fedorchuk has been awarded a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Prof. Dawei Chen awarded NSF Career Award - Assistant Prof. of Math Dawei Chen has been awarded a 5-year, $429,359, NSF Career Award, the NSF's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars.

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Undergraduate Majors
The department of mathematics at Boston College has 253 undergraduate majors. Meet seven of them.
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Graduate Students
Meet five members of the department's inaugural class of Ph.D. candidates.
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Visit our Math Advising site
A math major is the path to a wide range of exciting careers. Wondering what mathematicians do? Look at and mathalumninetwork. If you want to be a math major, please email Prof. Bill Keane, Asst. Chair for Undergraduates, for an advising appointment.

Alumni Profiles

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Dan Wolf '82 believes the mathematics department at Boston College instilled in him a love of learning. "The professors at Boston College shared their deep passion for math and how it could be used to solve problems."

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Karen Golden Russell '91 uses the rigorous and quantitative thought processes she learned as a math major "on a daily basis to bring order to the business world."