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Mathematics

Mathematics is of ever-increasing importance to our society and everyday life. It has long been the language of science and technology, and provides a rich source of methods for analyzing and solving problems encountered in the physical world. Today, mathematics is essential in virtually all fields of human endeavor, including business, the arts, and the social sciences.

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Mathematics Degree Programs

The NU Mathematics Department offers several undergraduate degree programs, including combined majors. There are also several graduate programs in the department.

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Two COS Students Earn 2019 Goldwater Scholarship for STEM Research

Two COS students have received the 2019 Goldwater Scholarship. With this award, they will continue STEM research in microbiology.
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They Came for the Calculus. They Stayed for the Competition.

Northeastern hosted more than 100 high school students on its Boston campus Tuesday for Calculus Field Day, where the students competed in teams to solve challenging calculus problems and advance…
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Want Machines to Analyze Images Faster? Stay Out of Their Way.

Paul Hand, an assistant professor of mathematics and computer science, has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to figure out how neural networks can be used to…
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