Mathematics Department

Department News

2019 Spring USRESP Results
Teams tied for 2nd place at the Undergraduate Statistics Research Project Competition. Read full article.

Students Find Glaring Discrepancy in US News Rankings
Study reveals the steep penalty that the rankings giant imposes on Reed. Read full article.

The Privacy Puzzle
Reedies win 1st place in national competition for innovative new privacy algorithm. Read full article.

Math Prof Wins National Honor for Work on Algebra
Prof. Irena Swanson is named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society. Read full article.

The Quest Features Weekly Colloquium
The Reed College Quest goes "behind the scenes" of the Math Department's weekly colloquium. Read full article.

Statisticians Nab Top Honors
American Statistical Association honors two Reed math seniors for theses on networks and bicycle routes. Read full article.

Math Profs Win Grant to Stretch a World of Silly Putty
Angélica Osorno and Kyle Ormsby won a grant from the NSF to do research in homotopy theory, a branch of mathematics that uses the tools of algebra to explore the otherworldly terrain of topology. Read full article.