Mathematics and Computer Science
High School Junior/Senior...What do you want to do next?
- Study in Budapest, Hungary or Moscow, Russia while spending your weekends traveling through Europe by rail?
- Explore invariants of orbifolds or backtest option trading strategies during a summer research fellowship mentored by a faculty member?
- Share your love of mathematics by tutoring fellow Rhodes students or children at one of our Learning Corridor schools in the Memphis area?
- Be a fierce competitor in the ACM Programming Contest, the Putnam Examination, or the Mathematical Modeling Competition?
- Study risk factors for Hodgkin’s lymphoma while working with researchers who participate in our St. Jude Summer Plus program?
- Attend conferences or present your senior research in places like Miami Beach, Florida; San Diego, California; or Aarhus, Denmark?
- Engineer an iPhone application that controls a car remotely, or use virtual reality equipment to study how people learn?
- Fund your education by winning a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship?
If your answer to any of these questions is "Yes!"
then you want to be at Rhodes College!
Rhodes mathematics and computer science majors are active and engaged in the life of the department...we′ve mentioned just a few ways that we regularly engage our majors. Our department has seven mathematicians and two computer scientists who are committed to effective classroom teaching, maintain active research programs, and foster partnerships in Memphis and beyond. Investigate our web pages to learn more about the department′s faculty, our course offerings, and the many opportunities we offer. And please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions -- we hope that you′ll join us as an aspiring mathematician, statistician, or computer scientist!