# Mathematics Department

### News

#### Prof. Tao Li Elected Fellow of the AMS

Prof. Tao Li is one of 50 distinguished mathematicians from around the world elected Fellows of the American Mathematical Society.

#### The Best Job: Being a Mathematician

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

#### Faculty Book: Second Edition

The second edition of part-time faculty member Dr. Paul R. Garvey's book “Probability Methods for Cost Uncertainty Analysis: A Systems Engineering Perspective” was published by Chapman & Hall/CRC-Press.

#### 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. Bill Keane, Asst. Chair for Undergraduates, for an advising appointment.

### Slideshows

**Undergraduate Majors**

The department of mathematics at Boston College has 304 undergraduate majors. Meet eight of them.

View slideshow of undergraduate students

**Graduate Students**

Meet five members of the department's inaugural class of Ph.D. candidates.

View slideshow of graduate students