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The Magnetism of Mathematics. St. Olaf student Jakob Hofstad ’20. “One of the things that drew Jakob Hofstad ’20 to St. Olaf was the opportunity to participate in an intensive mathematics study abroad program in Budapest — which he’s doing this semester.” Click on the picture to read the article from “Ole Notes”

Mathematics is all the things noted above and more at St. Olaf, where the mathematics program is recognized nationally for innovative and effective teaching. Our program was cited as an example of a successful undergraduate mathematics program by the Mathematical Association of America (Models That Work, Case Studies in

Effective undergraduate Mathematics Programs), and St. Olaf consistently ranks as a top producer of students who go on to complete Ph.D.’s in the mathematical sciences.