Saint Mary's College of California

Monthly archives for September, 2016

SMC Team Wins Hackathon

Congrats to SMC math majors Jung Kim, Rahul Murthy, and Sanjay Shrestha, who were part of a team that took grand prize at the First Revel Hackaton!


The day-long event, organized by BeMyApp, asked teams to create a functional app for Shell Oil Company. This was the team’s first hackathon experience, so their success was especially exciting. For more details, see The Collegian‘s report on this story, or the team’s webpage.

What’s New

The Math & CS Department is seeking applications for the Brother Dominic Barry Math Scholarships, which will be awarded to incoming freshmen in 2016! For information, go to Activities » Math Scholarship Competition.

Math in the Media

The United States has won the Math Olympiad for the first time in 21 years!

Quanta Magazing highlights a new result of Princeton mathematician Maria Chudnovsky regarding the coloring of perfect graphs.