Saint Mary's College of California

Top Award Goes to Math Senior

The Department is very excited to announce that mathematics senior Erica Musgrave has been awarded the 2016 De La Salle Award, which recognizes “the graduating senior with the highest record for scholarship and general excellence”. At the Commencement Awards Ceremony,¬†Erica was also crowned with the George R. McKeon Female Scholar-Athlete Award.

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In the upcoming fall semester, Erica will begin a Ph.D. program in mathematics at the University of Nebraska.¬†Congratulations, Erica — we’re very proud of your accomplishments!

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.