Jeremy Semko, PhD candidate

"For the first few weeks of Math 32, my first class at Duke, I felt intimidated and unsure by the difficulty and the rigor of the subject matter. I had considered quitting math altogether, but because I had a passion for it, I decided to try out a... read more »

Matt Moore, Fixed Income Exotics Trading

"Majoring in math has taught me to think logically and learn conceptually. For instance, constructing proofs helped me develop abstract thinking skills, which can in turn foster a very valuable internal problem-solving method that can be used for... read more »

Aaron Pollack, PhD candidate

"Mathematics is a beautiful subject, and Duke is a fantastic place for it. What really sticks in my mind about the faculty at Duke is how delighted they were to work with students, and how eager professors were to take time out of their schedules to... read more »