Archive for Moira McDermott

Fields Medals and ICM 2006

An article is already published in the NYT (link will probably die soon), but two Gustavus faculty (Holte & McDermott) were present to hear the announcement of the Fields medals presented at the ICM 2006 in Madrid. The Fields medals were awarded to Andrei Okounkov, Grigori Perelman, Terence Tao, and Wendelin Werner. There had been […]

Putnam Competition

Last December, Trevor Potter, Alex Zupan, Jonathan Dexter, Peter Overholsor, and Nhung Le spent six hours on a Saturday taking the Putnam. Alex and Nhung also participated in Christmas in Christ Chapel on the same day. Now the Putnam results are in. This year we had four out of five positive scores. There were 3454 […]

Gusties Compete in Team Math Contest

On Saturday, November 12, 12 Gustavus students (Peter Overholser, Noah Mirovsky, Eric Overstad, Jonathan Dexter, Anna Lindquist, Jared Walz, Michael Bologna, Eric Barnitt, Dan Johnson, Mitch Engel, Guy Davis and Eva Cornell) competed in teams of three in the ninth annual MAA North Central Section Team Contest. Both MCS and Physics majors were well represented […]