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 ...

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Coleman, Events, Faculty, Students, Talbott, Uncategorized  

WISE Mentoring Program

Jun 01, 2015

In the spring, a career mentoring program was created in conjunction with the WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) club, the Career Development & Alumni Relations office, and the Alumni Engagement office. STEM faculty nominated outstanding students, and twelve young women entered the program, where they were contacted by Moravian alumnae from their field. Some students … Read More >

Curriculum, Students  
Moravian students and SunGard K-12 employees at the networking reception.

Software Engineering Students at SunGard K-12

May 15, 2015

This past semester students in Moravian’s Introduction to Sofware Engineering class (CSCI 234) experienced firsthand the inner workings of a successful software company. SunGard K-12, a company with offices near campus on Broad Street, graciously opened their doors to the students for several on-site sessions. The students attended one of SunGard’s daily scrum meetings, individually … Read More >

Events, Faculty, Students  

Math/C.S. Colloquium: Compressed Sensing

Mar 04, 2015

Dr. Kurt Bryan from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology gave a colloquium talk on March 3. “Making Do With Less: the Mathematics of Compressed Sensing” explored how defective marbles could be detected in a bag of 100 marbles using the least number of weighings. The applications extend to ideas such as one-pixel cameras.  

Coleman, Curriculum, Faculty  

Coleman Receives Grant from Google

Jan 15, 2015

In January, computer science professor Ben Coleman received a grant from the search giant Google.  The CS Engagement Small Awards Program aims to help improve engagement and retention of students in the introductory curriculum. Professor Coleman will create a series of laboratory exercises that allow students to explore real-world scenarios using Monte Carlo simulation.  These exercises will … Read More >

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 >


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