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Welcome to Mathematics & Statistics

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Maine is dedicated to instruction and research in the Mathematical Sciences.

News and Events

  • Pizza Pi talk:   Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Kevin Roberge, UMaine Mathematics Instructor: Puzzling Penrose Pathologies. From 3:30 – 4:20 pm, Hill Auditorium, 165 Barrows Hall (ESRB). (Pizza at 3:15 pm.)
  • Mathematics Colloquium:   Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Seth Albert, UMaine Mathematics graduating senior: The Renaissance Actuary. From 3:30 – 4:20 pm, Hill Auditorium, 165 Barrows Hall (ESRB). (Snacks at 3:15 pm.)
  • Mathematics Colloquium:   Wednesday, February 5, 2014. Dr. Eisso Atzema, UMaine Mathematics: Classifying Quadrilaterals. From 3:30 – 4:20 pm, Hill Auditorium, 165 Barrows Hall (ESRB). (Snacks at 3:15 pm.)
  • Statistics minor. We have added a new program – the minor in Statistics, effective Spring 2014.

Marston MorseMaine Mathematician. Marston Morse, from Waterville, Maine, was a pioneer in Differential Topology. He spent most of his career as a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, upstairs from Albert Einstein. His tremendously influential life’s work is a body of knowledge known as Morse Theory.  For some insight into his childhood in Maine, see his essay on Mathematics and the Arts.