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October 19

Each month the Mathematics Department offers a math prize problem – a mathematical brain teaser – with a first prize of $25, a second prize of $15, and, of course, bragging rights. These problems do not require advanced knowledge of mathematics, just a curious mind and a willingness to slug it out with the problem.

The Tenth Annual ? Day Celebration
March 10

Every year, the Mathematics department holds a College-wide π-Day contest. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit an original sentence, paragraph, poem, or short story that uses the digits of π in order (π ≈ 3.1415926..).

Eliana Fassihi, Biology Post-Baccalaureate Student
February 24
Eliana Fassihi, a post-baccalaureate Biology student and member of the Leri Research Group at Marymount Manhattan College, broke down the lab’s recently published fecal bacteria study for a Spanish-speaking audience.