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Department of Mathematics


Mathematics Placement Test

The Mathematics Placement Test is available online.

Inne Singgih Places first in SIAM Contest

Congratulations to Inne Singgih, who placed first in the SIAM contest "Math Matters, Apply It! "

Three 2016-2017 SPARC Graduate Research Grant Recipients in the department

Congratulations to Greg Clark, Garner Cochran and Eric Palmer, who received SPARC fellowships.

Breakthrough Star in Department

Congratulations to Frank Thorne on being selected as one of this year's 2016-2017 Breakthrough Stars!

Professor Maria Girardi Receives Michael J. Mungo Distinguished Professor of the Year Award

Professor Maria Girardi has been selected to receive the Michael J. Mungo Distinguished Professor of the Year Award.

Override and Placement Test Information for Mathematics Courses

For answers to questions on getting into Mathematics courses.

Sponge job

The Department of Mathematics plans to make a level-3 Menger sponge, using 48,000 donated business cards -- an exercise in mathematics and creative paper folding.

Part-Time Instructors Wanted

A part-time teaching position has opened up in the Department of Mathematics.

Congratulations to Heather Smith on being accepted into the Mathematics Research Communities program,

Heather Smith will attend the program to discuss the theme of Network Science.

Dr. Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College presented his show, "Mathemagics"

Dr. Benjamin is an accomplished mathematician, who has performed in Las Vegas and been featured on The Colbert Report.

NSF Summer Research Program

Several current USC Math Majors have spent their summers enjoying math research through NSF's summer program.

Congratulations to our Putnam Competition team.

A total of 4277 students from 578 colleges and universities in Canada and the USA participated in the annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition.

Congratulations to Kathy Kustin

Kathy Kustin was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award this Fall.

Pen Pal Program Selected

Our Pen Pal Program been selected to be included with the university's submission for the President's Honor Roll for Community Service.

Dr. George McNulty has been selected a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.


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