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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 their knowledge of and passion for mathematics.

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 construct images, while searching for the mathematical theories behind those networks.