Szocinski, '16, Looks Back on Year of Mathematics in Budapest

Tim Szocinski, '16

Tim Szocinski
"Hungarians generally don't own clothes dryers, and the currency is different; 250 florints is one dollar," says Tim Szocinski, '16. "But I don't think Budapest is too much different from cities in the U.S. I wouldn't know for sure because I never lived in a big city before." Given his reason for being in Hungary—studying pure mathematics through an international program at McDaniel College in Budapest—Szocinski's easygoing approach to what many might see as stressful isn't surprising.

Reimann's Mathematical Art Captures Media Attention

David Reimann's Studded Walnut sculpture was exhibited at the 2015 Bridges Conference.

David Reimann's Studded Walnut sculpture was exhibited at the 2015 Bridges Conference.
Works of art created by Albion College professor of mathematics and computer science David Reimann attracted coverage by The New Yorker this week. The article in the Science & Tech section of the magazine's website looks at summer as a season of opportunity for researchers. Toward the end of her piece, she mentions Reimann's "bespoke polyhedra" at the 18th annual Bridges Conference in Baltimore. Reimann has attended the event since 2009 and in recent years has exhibited his work, including at last year's conference in Seoul, South Korea.

Erdman, '14, Co-Authors Economics Research Paper

Sarah Erdman, Albion College Class of 2014
Sarah Erdman, '14, who graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude with degrees in mathematics and economics and management, shares author credit with professor Jon Hooks of the Economics and Management Department on a research paper exploring discount pricing in mutual funds. "Turnover and Closed-End Fund Discounts," appears in the Fourth Quarter 2014 edition of the Journal of Business & Economics Research.


Albion Saddened by Passing of Mathematics Emeritus Keith Moore

Keith Moore, mathematics professor emeritus, passed away on July 26.

Keith Moore, mathematics professor emeritus, passed away July 26, 2014.
Mathematics professor emeritus W. Keith Moore, 91, passed away July 26 in Marshall, Michigan. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 9, at 11 a.m. in the Albion First United Methodist Church’s Wesley Chapel. Moore came to Albion in 1952 and served as department chair for 18 years, more than half his 34-year tenure.

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