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Alana Huszar strikes Gold(water) with graph theory

Alana Huszar strikes Gold(water) with graph theory

Alana Huszar once dreamed of becoming a puppeteer or a voice actress, until she got her first taste of advanced math in a high school calculus class. That’s the moment Alana fell in love with mathematics — and she hasn’t looked back. The 20-year-old junior from Bridgewater, New Jersey, has won a Goldwater Scholarship, the premier award for college students intending to pursue research careers in science, mathematics, or engineering. The scholarship helps offset the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500.

Chemistry Major Wins TCNJ’s Outstanding Senior Female Scholar-Athlete Award

Chemistry Major Wins TCNJ’s Outstanding Senior Female Scholar-Athlete Award

Johnson, a women’s cross country and track & field standout, was awarded the Dr. Harold W. Eickhoff Outstanding Senior Female Scholar-Athlete award. An all-conference performer who contributed to four New Jersey Athletic Conference championships during her career, Johnson is a chemistry major and boasts an overall grade point average of 3.989.

Join TCNJ’s Astronomy Club for a Night Under the Stars on Tuesday, Apr. 28

Join TCNJ’s Astronomy Club for a Night Under the Stars on Tuesday, Apr. 28

Tuesday, April 28, 2014 9:00 PM Front of Green Hall, on Quimby’s Prairie Come out and join the TCNJ Astronomy Club for a great time with food, friends, and of course a great view of everything the cosmos has to offer.  Even if you’ve never used a telescope before, stop by and try one out. …

School of Science Students Inducted into National Honor Societies

School of Science Students Inducted into National Honor Societies

On April 14 and 21, 2015, 48 juniors and seniors from the School of Science students were inducted into two premiere national honor societies.  Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest academic honor society and Phi Kappa Phi is the oldest all-discipline honor society in the United States. Phi Beta Kappa Inductees Name Major Syndi…

School of Science Multi-Disciplinary Colloquium – Tuesday, April 28

School of Science Multi-Disciplinary Colloquium – Tuesday, April 28

I spent my sabbatical year (2013-14) writing an Advanced Topics in Linear Algebra textbook, which will serve an unmet need in the undergraduate mathematics community. I will give a brief overview of a couple of the major topics in the text, and will discuss the process of creating a text that will serve an audience that includes both math majors and non-math majors.

Student Advisory Board Hosts the Week of Science: April 20 – April 24

Student Advisory Board Hosts the Week of Science: April 20 – April 24

The School of Science Student Advisory Board and Student Organizations will be hosting the Week of Science during the week of April 20; sponsored by the School of Science. Students and faculty are invited to participate in activities that have been planned for each day of the week to learn about and celebrate science!

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