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Welcome, Students

The Math Department welcomes all new and returning students, including our 5 new doctoral students: Wyatt Boyer, Stella Gastineau, Iulia Gheorghita, Ian Hoover, and Yusheng Lei.

4 math faculty promoted

Congrats cake

Congratulations to Profs. John Baldwin, Dawei Chen, Maksym Fedorchuk, and David Treumann, who have been promoted to tenured Associate Professor effective this summer.

Prof. Eli Grigsby Receives PECASE Award

Prof. Eli Grigsby has been selected as one of 105 researchers nationwide to receive Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their careers.

The Best Job: Being a Mathematician

CareerCast.com rates Mathematician as the best job of 2014.

The New Math

The Math Department was featured in BC Magazine's summer edition.

Math major one of the tops for lifetime wages

According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, math is one of the top majors for lifetime earnings.


Visit our Math Advising site
A math major is the path to a wide range of exciting careers. Wondering what mathematicians do? Look at www.ams.org and Math Alumni Network. If you want to be a math major, please e-mail Prof. Dan Chambers, Asst. Chair for Undergraduates, for an advising appointment.


Slideshows

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Undergraduate Majors
The department of mathematics at Boston College has 304 undergraduate majors. Meet eight of them.
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phd math student

Graduate Students
Meet five members of the department's inaugural class of Ph.D. candidates.
View slideshow of graduate students