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Apr 15, 2018
Ayşe  Şahin, Chair Math & Stats and Joseph Sjoberg Top Scholar

Joseph Sjoberg was good at math and Wright State University offered the Applied Mathematics program he wanted along with the added bonus of being close to home. He grew up in Huber Heights and wanted to remain local while attending college. He was surprised about how much there was to learn about the world after high school. "The world is much larger, and scarier than I expected, but the sky's the limit in terms of what I can make of it". 

When asked why math, he said, "I first chose...

Mar 9, 2018
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant that promises to expand and further diversify undergraduate research in Wright State University’s College of Science and Mathematics.
Mar 1, 2018
Math was never the easiest subject for Elizabeth Hachet. In fact, it tripped her up several times when she was a student at Wright State University.
Dec 21, 2017

What does it mean to have a career in actuarial science? Year after year career surveys report that being an actuary is one of the highest rated jobs in America.  In fact, when rated for job security, employment outlook, pay level, work setting and stress, the job of actuary outshines virtually all other professions.  Why then do so few know about it?  We asked Bill Partridge, an actuary with 30 years experience who is currently...

Dec 20, 2017
Assistant Professor Sara Pollock, Ph.D., in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, is the Principle Investigator on a recently approved National Science Foundation grant.
Dec 16, 2017
image Josh Jordan

This is the second of a 5-part series featuring CoSM's Top Scholars. The College of Science & Mathematics is privileged to spot-light such talented students.

This article features Josh Jordan as the Top Scholar for the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Physics.

Oct 31, 2017
The remediation program is expected to have a positive impact on graduation rates.
May 22, 2017
A research project by Matt Piekenbrock, a graduate computer science at Wright State, was selected by the Google Summer of Code 2017 competition.
Jan 25, 2017
The Delores and Jerry Etter Scholarship will help students in the College of Science and Mathematics or the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
Jul 6, 2016
Douglas Leaman is currently chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo.

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