# Mathematics Department

## boston college

### News

#### 4 New Ph.D.s

Congratulations to graduate students **Diana Hubbard**, **Beth Romano**, **Adam Saltz**, and **Andrew Yarmola**, who have successfully defended their Ph.D. dissertations.

#### 4 math faculty promoted

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.

#### 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.

#### 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