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Career Awards to Ian Biringer and Dubi Kelmer

Prof's Ian Biringer and Dubi Kelmer have been awarded 5-year NSF CAREER awards, which the NSF describes as "the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization."

2 math faculty promoted

Congratulations to Prof. Eli Grigsby, who has been promoted to Full Professor, and Prof. Dubi Kelmer, who has been promoted to tenured Associate Professor.

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 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 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.


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Undergraduate Majors
The department of mathematics at Boston College has 304 undergraduate majors. Meet eight of them.
View slideshow of undergraduate students

phd math student

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