The mathematics program at St. Olaf is nationally recognized for innovative and effective teaching, for scholarship, and for service to the profession. We see mathematics as interesting, important, useful, and appropriate for students with a wide variety of interests. Welcome to our mathematical community.

What's Happening in St. Olaf Math?

Keep yourself updated about the department. Check out the available MSCS Mess issues here.

Thusday, March 18th Dr. Andrew Odlyzko, University of Minnesota, will give a talk on the Technology manias: From railroads to the Internet and beyond. In his talk, Odlyzko will discuss the quantitative similarities of the railroads and internet. All are invited to Holland Hall 501 at 7:30pm.

Monday, March 23rd Zajj Daugherty, a candidate for the math professor position, will be giving a talk at 3:30 in RNS 410.

Saturday, April 17th Looking for a home cooked meal? On April 17th, 5 different MSCS faculty members will be hosting a progressive dinner for groups of 6 students to attend. Majors and concentrators, keep an eye on your email inbox for a sign-up sheet.