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US team (featuring a South Carolinian) wins International Mathematical Olympiad
Posted on 20 July 2015 | 2:22 pm
For the first time since 1994, the team from the United States earned the most medals in the prestigious (and notoriously hard) International Mathematical Olympiad.  The team included David Stoner from Aiken SC who also competed (and unsurprisingly also did very well) at the College of Charleston Math Meet in recent years. For more information […]
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Course Announcement
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 12:46 pm
In Spring 2015, Professor Jason Howell will offer a special topics course called “Introduction to Cryptography” (MATH 480/580). Here is his description of the course: Cryptography is the study of techniques for secure communication of information in the presence of third parties who are regarded as adversaries.  Most methods for encrypting information are highly mathematical […]
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