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Williams College at the 82nd Putnam

The results are in for the 82nd William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition!  In December, eighteen Williams students (mostly in Williamstown, plus one in Budapest) competed in the daunting six-hour exam.  Our team was led by Rauan Kaldybayev, Jonathan Rogers, Alexander Shashkov, and Benjamin Baily, all of whom scored in the… Continue reading »

Request a Math/Stat mentor for Spring 2022

The Math/Stat Mentoring Program pairs first years and sophomores interested in mathematics and statistics with junior and senior mentors who will help them navigate through their academic experience in the department. There is evidence that suggests that having such a mentor relationship is more likely to lead to academic… Continue reading »

Sign up for the Putnam Exam!

The 81st William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is coming up, and you can register for it here!  The competition, which consists of a total of twelve mathematical questions (worked on individually), will take place on December 4th over two sessions (at 10am-1pm and 3pm-6pm) in NSB 113.  If you… Continue reading »

Bolin Fellow

Williams College welcomes applications for the Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation Fellowship from current graduate students in Mathematics and Statistics. This fellowship is designed to promote diversity on college faculties by encouraging students from underrepresented groups to complete a terminal graduate degree and to pursue careers in college teaching. More information… Continue reading »

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The Williams College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a one-year visiting position in mathematics, to begin fall 2022. Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. in mathematics or applied mathematics by summer, 2022. Visiting Assistant Professors are asked to teach four courses per year (i.e., 2 each semester) on our 12-week… 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 »