Category Archives: Mathematics

In Which a Recruiting Call Leads to Published Research on ‘Small-World’ Trade Networks, and Real-World Non-Profit Work

From a crowded field of acceptances and scholarship offers, high school senior Stuart Shirrell had narrowed down his college choices to two: a prestigious private school located on the East Coast, and the University of Arkansas. He decided to place … Continue reading

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5 Questions: Honors Student William Lewis Sheds Light on Lasers

Lasers have been a source of wonder for many people since their invention only about half a century ago and William Lewis, an honors physics and mathematics major, is making it the focus of his honors thesis. What many people … Continue reading

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Zomebuild

On campus today, students and professors have the perfect excuse to play with toys and call it work. Chaim Goodman-Strauss, chair of the math department and an Honors College faculty member, is leading an effort to build the largest omnitruncated … Continue reading

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