News and Events from 2012-2013

Amherst Students Win First Place in Central Connecticut State University Math Competition!

The 5th CCSU Regional Mathematics Competition was held on April 13, 2013 at Central Connecticut State University. There were 26 participants, from 9 schools in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island. Four Amherst College students participated: Whit Froehlich, Hongye Guo, Darius Onul and Sunny Xiao. Amherst's team placed first in the competition. In individual results, Hongye Guo placed second, and Darius Onul placed third. Congratulations to all participating students!

  • Career Day was held Saturday, April 6, 2013.
  • Math Games Day was held Saturday, February 10, 2013.
  • Actuarial Discussion Day was held Thursday, October 18, 2012.

Steven Strogatz gave a talk (sponsored by Mathematics, Physics, and the College) in October 2012 entitled "Bringing Math to the Masses".