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From left, CCAS Dean Paul Wahlbeck, donor John Dixon Sullivan and Math Department Chair Frank Baginski

Alumnus’ $1.5 Million Endowment to Support Math Department

A $1.5 million bequest commitment by alumnus John Dixon Sullivan, BS ’76, MS ’83, will aid faculty, research and scholarly work in the Mathematics Department.

Mathematics Professor Part of a Group That Received $1.5 million NSF Grant

Valentina Harizanov is part of a Focused Research Group employing innovative methods to solve major mathematical research challenges.

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2021 GW Math Department Virtual Celebration

Watch the Department of Mathematics' virtual celebration for our 2021 graduates.

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GW Mathematics and Economics Alumnus Named Schwarzman Scholar

Atticus Francken, BS ’16, has been named to the prestigious graduate fellowship program in global affairs. The former...

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Three GW Students Named Goldwater Scholars

The prestigious award highlights the work of undergraduate researchers who plan to pursue careers in the natural sciences,...

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Combatting Plastic Waste, Fighting Food Insecurity, Sweetening Corporate Gifts

GW’s New Venture Competition awarded three student companies funding and other prizes as top winners in the 2019 competition....

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Computer Science for Social Good

Samsara Counts, a senior majoring in computer science and mathematics, used deep learning methods to develop tools that help patients with eating disorders avoid triggering images online.

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Making Election Math Add Up

  Can mathematics save our election system? Professors Daniel Ullman and E. Arthur Robinson forecast the pluses and minuses of how we count votes.

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GW Undergraduate Review to Highlight Student Research

A student group is launching a new academic journal for undergraduates to showcase research papers, led by applied mathematics...

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Making Women + Math = Opportunities

Despite advances in women studying STEM fields, a gender gap still persists among mathematics degree-holders and job-seekers....