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The mathematics and computer science department offers a wide range of courses for students interested in teaching, in graduate school, or in professional work upon graduation. Study in this department ensures students will gain abilities that will help them throughout their work life. Students learn how to problem-solve and how to approach mathematics as a tool. They also gain in-depth knowledge of software and systems concepts in computer science, learning where they may fit in the quickly growing field of technology. Learn more ...

Latest Department News

Events, Students, Talbott  
National Cryptologic Museum

Math Society Trip

Nov 19, 2014

On Saturday, November 15, Dr. Talbott and students from the Math Society visited the National Cryptologic Museum near Fort Meade, MD. We learned a great deal about spies (including the fact that George Washington ran a spy ring) and the use of cryptology during war time, and we even got to see several Enigma machines! 

Events, Faculty, Students  
Members of the CS Family at the Thanksgiving dinner.

CS Family Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov 19, 2014

Thanksgiving is a time for families to get together and enjoy food and fellowship.  Last year, the college invited students to a campus-wide Thanksgiving dinner, and a group of CS students attended on a whim.  This was the start of the regular CS family dinners where students and faculty share a meal together. This year, … Read More >

Events, Students  
Megan Biernat '17, Charlie McDonald '17, and Vincent Pillinger '17 receive certificates for their second-place finish.

Sophomores Place Second at CCSC-E Programming Contest

Nov 15, 2014

On Saturday, November 15 twelve students from Moravian competed in the CCSC-E Programming Contest.  Working in teams of three, the students had three-and-a-half hours to attempt to solve five problems by writing computer programs.  Sophomores Megan Biernat, Vincent Pillinger, and Charlie McDonald solved three of the problems and placed second at the contest. Unlike the … Read More >

Events, Students  
Valerie Adrigan Underwood '83, Joseph Lewinski '85, Stephen Lesko '90, andDavid Shulte '85 with Professor Ben Coleman moderating.

Alumni Share Wisdom and Experience with Students

Nov 13, 2014

On Thursday, November 13 four alumni participated in a panel discussion with students and other alumni.  The goals of the event were to help current students learn about life in the “real world” after graduation and to allow students and alumni network. Valerie Adrigan Underwood ’83 (Fellow at Lockheed Martin), Joseph Lewinski ’85 (Founding partner of … Read More >

Events  
Cracker Barrel Peg Game

Grits and Group Theory

Nov 06, 2014

On Tuesday, November 4, the Mathematics and Computer Science department hosted Dr. Jennifer Schaefer, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Dickinson College, for her colloquium talk “Grits and Group Theory at Your Local Cracker Barrel.” Dr. Schaefer taught everyone how to “be a genius” when playing games like hi Q and the triangle peg game; that … Read More >

Events  
Alumni Panel

Panel Set for November 13 Careers and Networking Event

Nov 05, 2014

On Thursday, November 13 from 5:30 to 8:30, the computer science program will host a careers and networking event where alumni of the program will discuss their computing careers.  The panelists will be: David Schulte ’85 is a Senior Software Engineer for Cegedim/Dentrite, a global technology and services company specialized in the healthcare field. It is … Read More >

Events, Faculty, Students, Talbott  
LVAIC Institutions

LVAIC Math Contest

Nov 04, 2014

On November 2, Dr. Talbott took two students to the 22nd Annual LVAIC Mathematics Contest hosted at Lafayette College. The team of two students had to complete a three hour, ten question exam which consisted of questions about circles inscribed in triangles inscribed in circles, making bracelets, and sane and insane humans and vampires!

Events, Students  
Jason Boccuti '14, Jon Diehl '14, and Lewis Cooper '14

Seniors Place Fourth at Challenging ACM Programming Contest

Nov 01, 2014

Seniors Jason Bocutti, Jon Diehl, and Lewis Cooper placed fourth at the Wilkes University site of the annual ACM Mid-Atlantic Programming Contest.   This year the problems were particularly challenging, and no team at Wilkes completed more than one of the eight problems during the five-hour contest. Four teams from Moravian competed at Wilkes as a … Read More >

   

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