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Mathematics: Getting Started

This guide highlights quick reference sources and major journals and indexes.

Getting Help

Mathematicians work increasingly with interdisciplinary resources in the areas:
Computer Science
General Science Resources
For help with your specific topic contact me via the contact information on the right. - Barbara Mento , Mathematics Librarian.



Assistant Professors of Mathematics John Baldwinand Joshua Greene have won National Science Foundation CAREER Awards, the NSF's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars. These awards bring to four the number of CAREER awards won byMathematics Department faculty in the past three years. 



Mathematician Wins Simons Fellowship

Professor of Mathematics Tao Li has been award a 2015 Simons Foundation Fellowship, granted to accomplished faculty for their recent research and the potential impact of their future work. BC Chronicle

Mathematician Named Sloan Fellow

Assistant Professor of Mathematics David Geraghty has received a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship, awarded annually by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to rising stars among U.S. and Canadian early-career scientists and scholars. Geraghty's work focuses on number theory and a sub-area known as the Langlands program. BC News Release


Mathematics with the Common Core
A new video series from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and The Hunt Institute is aimed at enhancing understanding of the math students need for college, life and careers. It features McIntyre Professor of Mathematics Solomon Friedberg addressing conceptual understanding of mathematics and foundations for success in algebra.

Subject Guide

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