Blog for Gustavus Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Tell us about yourself. I graduated from Gustavus in 2001 with a degree in Computer Science. I am currently working in Singapore and Vietnam as the Director of a software company that makes iOS apps for musicians. How did the MCS department help you get where you are today? Aside from the obvious answer (that […]
Please join the Gustavus Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Department on Tuesday May 10 in celebration of Max Hailperin on his retirement after 26 years of service. We will also be unveiling a portrait of Terry Morrison. Hors’ d’ oeuvres and beverages will be served from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. please RSVP to Laura Boomgaarden if […]
Tell us about yourself. I graduated from Gustavus in 2003 with a degree in Computer Science. I am currently working as an Oracle, B2B Commerce Architect (Pre-Sales) How did the MCS department help you get where you are today? My exposure to the strong theoretical and mathematical foundation of the Gustavus MCS curriculum helped me […]
Each year in early February the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) conducts the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), “an international contest for high school students and college undergraduates. It challenges teams of students to clarify, analyze, and propose solutions to open-ended problems.” This year’s team from Gustavus Adolphus College with members Zachary Brown, […]
Matthew Swenson, Gustavus class of 2012, recently earned the Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) designation and recorded a musical tribute.
Max Hailperin was invited to give this year’s Matthias Wahlstrom lecture, part of an annual series by Gustavus professors addressing the possibilities of the liberal arts in the 21st century. His topic was “Liberal Arts in the Age of Accountability.” The attached text approximates what he said.
Tell us about yourself I graduated from Gustavus in 2011 with a degree in Computer Science. I am currently working at POPSUGAR (San Francisco, CA) on their e-commerce website called Must Have https://musthave.popsugar.com How did the MCS department help you get where you are today? Laid the solid groundwork for writing clean, efficient, organized code. What […]
Tell us about yourself. I graduated from Gustavus in 1996 with a degree in Computer Science. I received my PhD from the University of Wisconsin and I spent ten years as a Professor at the University of Pensylvania. I am currently working at Google in Madison WI as a Software Engineer.
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows Program announced winners and honorable mentions on Tuesday March 29. Among the winners are two Gustavus MCS grads, Helen Wauck ’14, and Paige Miller ’15. Paige and Helen will get an annual stipend of $34,000 for three years as well as tuition remission.. They also are now eligible to […]
Tell us about yourself. I graduated from Gustavus in 2015 with degrees in Mathematics and Biology. I am currently enrolled as aPhD Student in Ecology of Infectious Diseases at the University of Georgia. How did the MCS department help you get where you are today? The MCS department has tremendously supportive faculty and a good variety […]