Hendrix College strives to provide the best undergraduate
mathematics program within our region of the United States. What
are some distinctive things about the mathematics program at
The department has a long history of fostering
undergraduate research. The centerpiece is the Senior Capstone
Experience. Many students have also participated in research
during the summer, both at Hendrix and at other
Students regularly have the opportunity to travel and
present their work at regional and national conferences in
addition to the annual
The faculty are consistently dedicated to outstanding
teaching while maintaining an active program of scholarly work.
In addition to the regular lineup of
courses, the annual Topics
course has included in recent years Number Theory, Category
Theory, Topology, Game Theory, and Computational
feature Windows and Linux laboratories,
which are open throughout the week, 24×7. We also have a
comfortable lounge where students frequently work with
classmates on assignments and projects.
We have an active program of student
activities including game nights, guest speakers, student presentations.
Our graduates have consistently found that their
experience in mathematics prepares them well for industry jobs,
teaching positions, and graduate study.
Our students enjoy the variety of mathematics
competitions we compete in annually, such as the Putnam
Competition and the Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics
Competition. Not only do they enjoy it, but they have also been
successful, winning the team-based Arkansas Undergraduate
Mathematics Competition nearly every year since 2006 (except for
a second-place finish in 2014).