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Major Infatuation: Mathematics

In no more than three sentences, tell us why you love your major.

Mathematics is an eternal language through which beautiful structures are created, intertwining nature’s patterns with the most puzzling of truths.” Naomi Ephraim ’16

Math is a beautiful and intensely romantic understanding of the nature of abstract thought. Mathematics is pure; unlike so many concepts, math takes on its full, perfect form, though our understanding is still imperfect.” Caleb Baechtold ’16

Mathematics is the only science not tethered to nature. It is there to be discovered and can be taken as far as our minds allow; there is no limit point.”Mina Farag ’16

Math challenges everything you think you know and take for granted and forces you to prove why something is true.” Pauline Pearcy ’17