• Student researches competitive balance in the world of sports

    Dec 13, 2016

    Leagues across the U.S. have worked to make the world of sports fair, but one student set out to find out if there really is competitive balance in MLB, the NFL, and the NBA.

  • Student, professor use sports analytics to discover NCAA ranking patterns

    Dec 13, 2016

    Does conference size impact conference rankings in NCAA men’s basketball? According to research and analysis by one Cornell College student, it does.

  • Article focuses on Professor Cannon’s work with local teachers

    Nov 2, 2016

    An article just published by AmStat News, a monthly publication by the American Statistical Association, features Cornell College Professor or Statistics Ann Cannon.

  • Cornell receives grant to support STEM education for students with financial need

    Aug 26, 2016

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) just announced that  it has awarded Cornell College a grant for almost $650,000 to support students with financial need who are entering a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field of study. The grant establishes the Cornell College “Mentoring Students to Success in STEM Fields” program, which will provide students […]

  • Three students and three professors team up for mathematics research

    Jun 13, 2016

    Three students are tasked with producing individual projects with a similar theme for the Cornell Summer Research Institute. That theme is Cellular Automata.

  • They call him Sir AlgeBear

    Dec 16, 2015

    The case of Cornell College mathematics professor Jim Freeman’s missing bear is still unsolved, but 20 years later, some measure of balance has been restored, thanks to two alumnae.

  • Finance, math, lead Do to actuarial science professional program

    Jun 11, 2015

    Viet Do will combine combine the two things he’s most interested in, applied mathematics and finance, as an actuarial student in the Transamerica professional program.

  • Liberal arts lead Engel back to law

    May 12, 2014

    The liberal arts taught Amanda Engel how to combine her love for English as well as mathematics, and the result is that she’ll attend the Washington University School of Law in the fall.

  • Tolentino wins Fulbright

    Jul 16, 2012

    A third Cornellian, Lucio Tolentino ’09, has won a Fulbright grant this year.

  • Sowers earns spot in MIT chemistry graduate program

    May 29, 2012

    Molly Sowers discovered a love for chemistry at Cornell and begins graduate studies at MIT in 2012. She credits Cornell faculty for providing inspiration and the preparation necessary to excel in a high-level internship at the University of Nebraska.

  • Davis aims to bring statistical approach to city planning

    May 28, 2012

    Liz Davis is a numbers person with a math major and physics minor. She is also an ideas person who discovered a passion for urban planning, thanks to key politics courses (her second major) and a Cornell Fellowship with an energy policy firm.

  • Mathematics Tuesdays: Taking Sudoku Seriously

    Mar 1, 2012

    The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is offering a series of public lectures on the mathematics of Sudoku.

  • Bonding with Topology

    Oct 18, 2011

    A chemical bond is a connection between two atoms in a molecule. Connectivity is also an important concept in the mathematical definition of topology. This presentation on Oct 25th touches on the relationship between those two concepts.

  • Time-Turning for Muggles: How to keep your distance

    Oct 18, 2011

    The common-sense notion of distance is also a fundamental idea in mathematics. One of the properties that mathematicians–and any sane person–typically require of a distance is that the distance between a point and itself be zero. But what if we allowed self-distance to be positive?

  • Sarah Ruen ’04

    Mar 22, 2010

    Since graduating with a B.A. in Mathematics and Political Philosophy from Cornell, Sarah Ruen has utilized her education and experience to consult on matters of international and domestic public policy related to energy and the environment.