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Mathematics provides the foundation for all of science. 

From the precise calculations necessary to verify scientific theories to the elegant mathematical structures which model everything from DNA to subatomic particles, mathematics is essential to science.

As a student majoring in mathematics at SIU, you will be in close contact with outstanding mathematics professors who are both international leaders in their research areas and outstanding teachers committed to your learning.  Career opportunities for our graduates such as analyzing risk for insurance companies (actuarial science) to teaching the next generation of mathematicians have never been better.  We offer Bachelor’s degrees in Science, Liberal Arts, and Education and Human Services. For those students interested in graduate degrees, we offer both Master’s and Ph.D. degrees.

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Thank you to every one who attended and presented at the 2016 Langenhop Lecture and Math Conference event!

Congratulations to Dr. Dubravka Ban, who received a grant award from the Simons Foundation. It covers all her travel related expenses for the next five years.

Congratulations to Mr. Bill Gottschalk and his Math Team for solving this year's Math Week Video Challenge problem!