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Career Corner | Math Major’s Internship Leads to Job with Progressive

Jarrett Quanrud

by Kristin Distel Jarrett Quanrud ’18 spent the summer of 2017 interning with National Interstate Insurance—and finalizing his career plans and interests. A senior majoring in math and minoring in finance, Quanrud describes the internship as exactly the type of experience students need in order to determine the career they […]

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January 10, 2018 at 4:17 pmNews

Klein Helps Pilot Program Improve Accurate Math Placement

Dr. Robert Klein

From the Office of Instructional Technology Ohio University has long used a two-tiered system to place students in their first college-level math course. Students are initially assigned to a level based on their ACT/SAT scores or courses transferred from another institution; they can attempt to change their initial designation by […]

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January 8, 2018 at 11:41 amNews

WOUB Airs Navajo Math Circles on Nov. 2

Dr. Bob Klein was one of the Math Camp leaders in July 2014.

From WOUB Digital Despite the twisty, unpleasant feeling that the word “math” may summon inside you, it’s important to understand that math isn’t simply pages of multiplication tables or lines upon lines of pre-calculus. Math circles, initially developed by educational systems in European countries, are based on this understanding of […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:59 pmEvents

Notable Alumni | Math Alum Comes Back to Talk about Careers in Insurance

Jake Robertson

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Jake Robertson ’13 Actuarial Science […]

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October 25, 2017 at 6:28 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Math’s Kachintseva Heads IT at Hanweck Associates in New York

Svetlana Kachintseva

Ohio University alum Svetlana Kachintseva ’95M.S. is Director of Technology Infrastructure at Hanweck Associates LLC in greater New York City. Connect with her on LinkedIn. Kachintseva earned an M.S. in Mathematics from the College of Arts & Sciences. “Hanweck is the leading provider of risk analytics as-a-service with our real-time, […]

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September 30, 2017 at 8:46 amAlumni

Algebra Seminar Features Joaquin Diaz-Boils of Ecuador

Joaquin Diaz-Boils

The algebra seminar this semester will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Morton 313. The speaker for the first seven weeks will be Professor Joaquin Diaz-Boils of the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) , Quito, Ecuador. He will be dictating a CRA workshop sponsored by the Ohio […]

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August 2, 2017 at 5:15 pmEvents

Math Welcome New Assistant Professor, Marcel Bischoff

Dr. Marcel Bischoff

The Mathematics Department welcomes Dr. Marcel Bischoff, who starts as Assistant Professor this fall. His NSF-funded research involves finding models for symmetries in quantum field theory, which combines the principles of quantum physics and the theory of special relativity, with potential application for quantum computing. Most recently, he was a […]

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July 29, 2017 at 10:02 amUncategorized