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**Announcement**

## Notice to Prospective Graduate Students

## Major & Minor

Pursue a degree or take courses in math or applied mathematics.

## Graduate Studies

A small but focused department that pays attention to its students.

## Math Research

Including number theory, analysis, topology, dynamics, geometry, probability, and more.

## BA/MS

Students interested in teaching can get their BA in math and BS in education in just five years through the 4+1 program, offered jointly with the Warner School.

## WeBWork

WeBWorK is is an open-source online homework system developed by the UR Math Department. The software is currently being used at over 700 colleges and universities in North America and around the world.

## Faculty Spotlight

#### Rochester mathematician wins prestigious Veblen Prize

Fayerweather Professor of Mathematic Doug Ravenel wins the prize from the American Mathematical Society for solving a geometry problem that has puzzled mathematicians for 50 years.

Continue ReadingMathematics was recently ranked eighth on the list of best college majors by College Values Online.

*US News and World Report* ranks mathematician as the third best business job to have today.

## Why Math?

Graduates with a degree in math are in high demand and have a multitude of career options including actuarial scientist, cryptographer, and teacher. Mathematicians and statisticians were also ranked first and third respectively in CareerCast’s top 200 jobs.

Learn More**Want more information about the Department of Mathematics? Contact us.**