For more than 2,000 years, mathematics has been a part of the human search for understanding. Today, mathematics as a mode of thought and expression is more valuable than ever before. Learning to think in mathematical terms is an essential part of becoming a liberally educated person.
This is an exciting time to be studying math at Kenyon. We're working in new facilities, initiating innovative programs, expanding our expertise in mathematical biology, and continuing to provide research opportunities for students. Other features of math at Kenyon: teaching is our top priority; class sizes are very small (typically 10 to 15); faculty members are engaged in their fields—and it shows in the classroom. More about why math at Kenyon is a good choice...
Problem of the WeekCurrent students: Solve the problem of the week and win a prize!
Math TutoringThe Department of Mathematics offers tutoring for statistics and calculus. Please check the schedule.
National Science Foundation GrantMembers of the biology and math departments have received a three-year NSF grant to investigate metabolic scaling.
Quentin Karpilow '12
A mathematics and economics major, Quentin Karpilow '12 is a research assistant at the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization.
From 3:00-4:00 p.m. every Monday, join the math department for fun activities, math talks and socializing! Check the schedule...