Mathematics Department

Departmental Awards and Honors

The Martin Terry Resch Prize

The Martin Terry Resch Prize is awarded annually to “the senior who shows the greatest promise for advanced study in pure or applied mathematics.”  The 2018 winner is Jason Turner. Past winners include:

  • Rebeka Kelmar (2017)
  • Miaoqing Jia, Tristan Johnson (2016)
  • Ran Wang and Xuanhan Zhao (2015)
  • Jordan Hirsh and Teresa Crasto (2014)
  • Tokuei Higashino and Wei Yu (2013)
  • Erin Whitney (2012)
  • Peter Bonventre and Steven Neier (2011)

Eugene W. Hellmich (1923) Memorial Prize

The Eugene W. Hellmich (1923) Memorial Prize is awarded annually to “seniors who demonstrate excellence in mathematics and are planning to teach math.” The 2018 winners are Celia Condrick and Cassandra Call. Past winners include:

  • Melissa Epstein (2017)
  • Teresa Crasto (2014)
  • Victoria Frisbee (2013)
  • Katie Schuff and Kendal Schwartz (2012)
  • Courtney Phillips (2011)
  • Foyroj Kabir, Molly Maguire, Benjamin Miles, and Matthew Zawodniak (2010)

Pi Mu Epsilon

Pi Mu Epsilon is “a non-secret honor society whose purpose is the promotion and recognition of scholarly activity in the mathematical sciences among students at the academic institutions that have been chartered as chapters of the society.”  In 2017 the following Union students were inducted as new members:

  • Ari Bennett
  • Julia Greene
  • Danielle Gregg
  • Elizabeth Ricci
  • Jason Turner
  • Zhengqi Yang