Archive for November, 2017

MCS Alumni Profile: Danielle Berg ’08

Tell us about yourself. I graduated from Gustavus in 2008 with degrees in Mathematics and Physics. I just finished working at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee as an Astrophysics postdoc and I am starting another postdoc position at The Ohio State University. How did the MCS department help you get where you are today? The […]

Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competition Contest Winners!!!

On Saturday November 4th two teams of Gustavus students competed in the Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competition (MUDAC). Teams of graduates and undergraduates explored real-world data while enhancing and showcasing their analytical and communication skills.  Monika Pham, Will Missling, Spencer Kight, and, Kate Schneider took first place out of 19 teams in the Novice division! Alan Gutierrez, […]

Do You Have a Problem?

For the last two and a half years the MCS department has been offering students the opportunity to participate in problem solving sessions. Sessions are held once a week.  Problems vary in subject matter and difficulty.  Students from  multiple diciplins get together for an hour in the evening, eat pizza, discuss strategies to solve the presented problems, and have a good time.