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A major in mathematics prepares you for a wide range of jobs and careers. To do research in mathematics or teach mathematical sciences at a university, you generally need a doctoral degree. But many people with Bachelors or Masters degrees work in research groups with engineers or scientists. Many software engineers or computer systems specialists entered the field with math degrees. The government hires mathematicians and statisticians. The insurance industry hires math majors for careers in actuarial science. Many math majors go into banking and finance. The logical and analytical skills developed in the math major are attractive to a wide range of employers.

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Employee Recognition

Congratulations to our faculty and staff who will be recognized at the 2018 Employee Recognition Ceremony for their years of service to KU.

5 years
Yunfeng Jiang
10 years
Hailong Dao
20 years
Bangere Purnaprajna
30 years
Margaret Bayer
Satya Mandal