Department of Mathematics
323 South Hall
State University of New York
Geneseo, NY 14454

Phone: 585-245-5384
Fax: 585-245-5128


    Combining a strong traditional mathematics major with opportunities for student research, a very successful secondary education program, and preparation in applied mathematics and statistics, the Department is committed to helping each Geneseo student achieve his or her goals, both before and after Geneseo.


Congratulations to the Class of 2011!Math Seniors 2011

We have updated the Photo Gallery to include a few photos from the Math Department's Senior Dinner.




Congratulations to our Scholarship Winners!

Scholarships smallCongratulations to each of the following students for being awarded Math Scholarships:

Kaitlyn Gayvert, Kaitlin Keller, Kirill Lazebnik,
Sarah Schaefer, Wanting Shao, and Jeff Singer

(More photos in the Photo Gallery.)


Pi in the Face for AutismPie2011 11

In the past two years, we were able to raise over $800 for Autism Speaks by giving students the opportunity to throw a pie in the face of their professors, coaches, and administrators. There are some pictures from the events in the Photo Gallery. Thanks to everyone who has helped with this wonderful event!




Math 288: Enriched Linear Algebra

For Fall 2011 the department is offering an experimental version of the third course in the Honors Math sequence, which will be taught by Professor Haddad. For more information about Who Should Take This Course or to see the Course Syllabus, click the appropriate link.


The Calculus Around You

Here is an interesting story on NPR: "In her new book, The Calculus Diaries, writer Jennifer Ouellette describes the development of calculus, from Archimedes to Newton, and shows how calculus is a part of everyday life -- from amusement park rides and Vegas craps tables, to dieting and figuring out gas mileage."


Library Resources for Mathematics

Bonnie Swoger from the Milne staff has put together some interesting resources for Math majors and faculty.
Take a look at Library Resources for Mathematics.


Why should I study math?

This is a very good question! And there are lots of very good answers. Follow these links to learn some of them:
Why do math?
When will I use math?
Careers in Mathematics


*Recent News - Mathematician is the BEST OCCUPATION!*

According to the Wall Steet Journal's "Best Occupation" rankings, Mathematician is #1.
Also, Actuary and Statistician are second and third, respectively.


"Headlines & Deadlines for Students"

The American Mathematical Society invites you to sign up for "Headlines & Deadlines for Students," a free monthly email service that includes news, links to helpful resources, and deadlines for applications for fellowships and grants, meeting registrations, and more. Each email news or deadline item links to a site for details, or to more information on the "Headlines & Deadlines for Students" web page. Follow the link above for more information.



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