Breaking News

New Job: Congratulations to Caleb Strand for accepting a position of applications engineer at Tec-Hackett in Fort Wayne Indiana.

June 2017

New baby! Congratulations to Dr. Jeremy Lyle and his family on the birth of Eli Thomas. Eli was born at 8:12 am on June 23. He was 7 pounds and 9 ounces and 21 inches long.

New Position: Congratulations to Baxter White for accepting a position as a Compliance Analyst at AML RightSource in Cleveland Ohio!

April/May 2017

Congratulations to our 2017 department graduates!
(listed alphabetically)
Nicholas Borger, Math/Music
Madeline Buseth, Math/Intercultural Studies
Christine Dorband, Math/Actuarial Science
Shealeigh Funni, Math/Actuarial Science/Accounting
Holly Harlow, Math Education, Actuarial Science
Libby Hein, Math (BA)/Actuarial Science

January/February/March 2017

3.14 Pi Day Celebrated
The ONU math department celebrated Pi Day this year, sponsored by the math club...pi eating, pi shaped ice cubes and the favorite, Faculty-Pi-in-the-Face contest.  Junior Kayla O'Donohue was the lucky Pi Day contest winner, and Dr. Jeremy Lyle was the faculty recipient of the pi in the face.

November/December 2016

November 2016: Mathematics Department Alumni Newsletter
The math department has been creating a departmental alumni newsletter for 10 years now!  Watch your mail for your copy!  If you'd like to read an advanced electronic copy, click here: Fall 2016. 

September/October 2016

Fall 2016
Click here to view our Career Brochure
created to highlight mathematics department alumni. Take a look and if you are interested in being included in the next brochure, please contact our office.

2016 July/August

JULY 2016
Congratulations to department chair, Dr. Dale Hathaway, for completing the Manteno Triathlon this summer. His time was 1 hour 32 min. The Manteno Triathlon is a 400 meter swim, 11 mile bike and 3.1 mile run, USAT sanctioned, in Manteno, IL. This was Dr. Hathaway's first triathlon. Congratulations!!

2016 April/May/June

JUNE 2016:
Congratulations to Professor Heather Makarewicz and family on the birth of their third child, Hawthorne Vulcan, born May 23 at 8 lbs 5 oz and 21 inches long. Heather is an adjunct professor in the mathematics department and her husband Joe is a full time professor in the engineering department. Congratulations Heather and family!

2016 March

Kennell Accepts Internship
Congratulations to junior mathematics/actuarial science major Ryan Kennell! Ryan has recently accepted an internship opportunity with Lockton Companies LLC in Chicago, IL.
Congratulations, Ryan!

2016 January/February

2016 Math Murder Mystery: A Success: Students and faculty gathered in the mathematics department on Friday, February 19, 2016, to solve the 9th annual Math Murder Mystery. According to senior Zach Rivett, the plot was complex: “Desperately needing more space, the Office of the Registrar went on a mission to eliminate the math department so that they could occupy the basement of Burke.

2015 September/October

2015 October: Freshmen Retention: The numbers are in and the mathematics department is proud to announce a 100% freshmen retention rate. We had 17 new freshmen last year and all 17 are still at Olivet majoring in our department.