The Role of Dynamics in Number Theory

Yeshiva University Hosts Lecture by Renowned Mathematician Dr. Hillel Furstenberg On March 30, the Department of Mathematical Sciences hosted Dr. Hillel Furstenberg ’51YUHS ’55YC of Hebrew University  for a discussion titled, “The Role of Dynamics in Number Theory.” Furstenberg, a highly distinguished American-Israeli mathematician, is a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the United […]

Gruss Foundation Awards Central Major STEM Grant

Yeshiva University High School for Girls Receives $191,000 for STEM Education The Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central) recently received $191,000 grant from the Gruss Foundation to put in place an innovative STEM program (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) that increases girls’ participation in disciplines that have been traditionally dominated by […]

In Memoriam, Dr. Thomas Otway

Yeshiva University Mourns the Passing of Mathematics Department Chair Yeshiva University mourns the passing of Dr. Thomas H. Otway, professor and chair of the department of mathematical sciences. Over the course of his 25 years at YU, Otway taught a range of courses in mathematics, physics and astronomy. He earned his bachelor’s degree at New […]