Dedication Ceremony of the Frank Morgan Library

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will host the dedication ceremony of the Frank Morgan Library from 4-5pm, on Saturday, November 19. The event will take place in the Frank Morgan Mathematics and Statistics Library (Second Floor in the Wachenheim Science Center). Professor Frank Chip Morgan will be the guest… Continue reading »

“Learning from Data” Reading Club

Learning from Data is a new Reading Club for students and faculty at Williams College with the goal of going over some chapters of the book from the book “Data-driven Science and Engineering” by Steven L. Brunton and J. Nathan Kutz. Please see this flier for more information: Learning… Continue reading »

Math/Stat Student Prizes

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Math/Stat Student Prizes! BENEDICT PRIZE  (given to the best sophomore): First Prize: Jianing Ren, Sarah Shi; Second Prize: Vera Cao, Annie Lu GOLDBERG AWARD  (given to senior with best colloquium): Christopher Thomas (math), Samuel Wolf (stat)… Continue reading »

The Best Writing in Mathematics featuring work by Ben Logsdon ’20, and Anya Michaelsen ’19, and Prof. Ralph Morrison

Our congratulations go out to Professor Ralph Morrison, Ben Logsdon ’20, and Anya Michaelsen ’19 for their work “Nullstellenfont” (Math Horizons, 27:4, 5-7 (2020)) which has been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Writing in Mathematics! This paper was adapted from a final project by Ben and… Continue reading »

Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics Position

The Williams College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a one-year visiting position in statistics, to begin fall 2021. Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. in statistics, bio-statistics, or a related field by summer, 2021, or be currently in a program to complete the Ph.D. by 2022. Continue reading »

Math/Stat Gelato Social

The SMASAB (Student Math and Statistics Advisory Board) and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics would like to invite all the students interested in taking courses in Mathematics and Statistics during the Spring 2021 Semester to the advising event “Math/Stat Gelato Social”. Please find below the information about this event:… Continue reading »

Finding your Voice in Math/Stat

Time:  Nov. 5, 2020, 8p.m. Eastern time.Abstract:  We will be having a panel and discussion with students, faculty, and alumsabout finding our voice as underrepresented groups!  The panelists are ProfessorGoedhart, Carolina Martinez ’21, Liz Pierce ’08, Thandi Steele ’22, Professor Tupper,and Teresa Yu ’20.  This… Continue reading »