Department of Mathematics
Through teaching, research, and service, the Andrews University Department of Mathematics seeks to provide leadership in the mathematical sciences by
Preparing students with the mathematical understanding, problem-solving skills, and dispositions that enable them to excel in their chosen careers;
Increasing mathematical and scientific knowledge through publication and presentation;
Supporting the broader mathematics education community and mentoring others for generous service through a committed Christian life.
• 97% of our graduates since 2011 are employed or in graduate school
• Their careers are
- Actuarial work
- Computer programming
- Elementary education
- Higher education
- Music (conducting)
- Risk Management
- Secondary education
- Software engineering
• Graduates since 2005 have attended graduate school at
- American University, Washington College of Law
- Andrews University
- Australian National University in Canberra
- Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
- Central Michigan University
- Colorado State University
- Columbia University Law School
- Cornell University
- Florida State University
- George Mason University
- Georgetown University
- Georgia State University
- Indiana University, Bloomington
- Loma Linda Medical School
- Lousiana State University, Baton Rouge
- Miami University, Oxford, OH
- New Jersey Institute of Technology
- Notre Dame University
- Oklahoma State University
- Purdue University
- Roosevelt University, Schaumburg, IL
- Texas Tech University--Lubbock
- University of Arizona
- University of Buffalo
- University of California, Davis
- University of Illinois, Chicago
- University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
- University of Massachusetts
- University of Michigan School of Law
- University of North Texas, Denton
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville
- University of Texas, Dallas
- West Virginia University, Morgantown
• Since 2008 our majors have done summer internships at
- Kitt Peak National Observatory, Arizona
- NHLBI Instutute for Training in Biostatistics at Boston University
- Seabird Ecology Team, Andrews University
- Northwestern University
- SURF Program at Yale at Center for Research on Interface Structures & Phenomena
- University of Michigan
- University of Guadalajara in Mexico
- Brooklyn College in the Computational Molecular Biophysics Lab
- Santa Fe Institute on an NSF REU
- North Carolina State Univ. (largest REU in the country)
- Nanophotonic Material Group at the Univ. of Central Florida College of Optics and Photonics in Orlando
- University of Nebraska, Lincoln
- Laser Interferometer Space Antenna at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA
- Cook Nuclear Center, Bridgman, MI
Student coauthors in bold
1. Atkins, G. J., Sandler, A. G., McLarty, M., Henson, S. M., & Hayward, J. L., 2015. Oviposition behavior in Glaucous-winged Gulls (Larus glaucenscens). Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 127:486-493.
2. Payne, B. G., Henson, S. M., Hayward, J. L., Megna, L. C., & Velastegui Chavez, S. R., 2015.Environmental constraints on gaul-out and foraging dynamics in Galapagos marine iguanas. Journal of Coupled Systems and Multiscale Dynamics. (To appear).
3. Navia, B., Burden, C., Steely, T., Hasegawa, H., Cha, E., Henson, S. M., Stout, J., & Atkins, G. J., 2015. Parallel effects of temperature on the male cricket calling song, phonotaxis of the female and the auditory responses of the L3 neurone. Physiological Entomology 40:113–122.
4. Hayward, J. L., Atkins, G. J., Reichert, A. A., & Henson, S. M., 2015. Common ravens (Corvus corax) prey on rhinoceros auklet (Cerorhinca monocerata) eggs, chicks, and possibly adults. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 127:336-339.
5. Kang, J.H., & Tritch, W. 2015. Conditions for existence or nonexistence of positive solutions to elliptic general model. British Journal of Mathematics & Computer Science, 8: 447-457.
6. Seo, Y. L, & Oh, Y. M., 2015. A curve satisfying T/K = S with constant K = 0. American Journal of Undergraduate Research 12: 57-62.
Cheeseboro, B. Poster. "Locating Gravitational Waves with Bayes Wave." MASAL Conference, Andrews University, March 13, 2015.
Stafford, I. "The Theological Motivation of Isaac Newton." Honors Scholars & Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium, March 6, 2015.
Cheeseboro, B. Poster. "Locating Gravitational Waves with Bayes Wave." Honors Scholars & Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium, March 6, 2015.
McMearty, M. Poster. "Extracting Gravitational Waves from Noisy Data Using a Maximum Entropy Method Approach." Honors Scholars & Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium, March 6, 2015.
Pearson, B. "Human Diffusion in One Dimension." eigen*Talk, February 27, 2015.
Stafford, I. Presentation. "Optimizing a Doubly Convergent Klystron at NCSU." REU summary for eigen*Talk, February 27, 2015.
International Innovation, Issue 191, October 2015