The Jack Byrne Scholars Program

Dartmouth College Mathematics Department
Change the world through math
The Jack Byrne Scholars program is an elite honor for Dartmouth students who are interested in solving the complex problems of the world through math. In honor of her late husband, insurance executive and philanthropist...
Meet the Scholars
Current Scholars Ho-Chun Herbert Chang '18 Hometown: Kaohsiung, Taiwan I'm a math major from Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Mathematics is the language I find most versatile for interdisciplinary research. I am interested in using mathematics as a...
Explore research areas
Byrne Scholars are involved with research in a variety of ways. Scholars can: Study among a faculty of professors who are committed to using applied mathematics to build solutions to complex problems. Perform high-level research...
Stay tuned for Fall 2017 Scholar event
Stay tuned for Fall 2017 Scholar event
Our Spring 2017 event was an informal dinner with the Scholars, faculty members Sergi Elizalde, Peter Doyle, and Scott Pauls, and administrative staff Tracy Moloney...
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Jared Duker Lichtman ’18 presents at CANT 2017
Jared Duker Lichtman ’18 presents at CANT 2017
Jared Duker Lichtman '18 recently presented at the CANT 2017 conference at CUNY Graduate Center. Jared is interested in number theory and does research work with...
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Announcing the Class of 2021 Byrne Scholars
Announcing the Class of 2021 Byrne Scholars
Dartmouth has enrolled eight Byrne Scholars into the Class of 2021, representing the states of CA, KS, ME, MA, MN, and NY.  Read about their...
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Major Byrne Gift Launches New Program in Mathematics
Major Byrne Gift Launches New Program in Mathematics
May 26, 2015 by Office of Communications In honor of her late husband, insurance executive and philanthropist John J. (Jack) Byrne Jr., Dorothy Byrne of...
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The Byrne gift

Byrne Gift Launches New Program in Mathematics

May 26, 2015 by Office of Communications

In honor of her late husband, insurance executive and philanthropist John J. (Jack) Byrne Jr., Dorothy Byrne of Etna, N.H., has committed $20 million to help Dartmouth attract and support the finest math students and professors.

 

“Jack was keenly aware of the power of mathematics to solve complex problems, and he would be thrilled to know that his legacy will support generations of mathematicians to come”, says Dorothy Byrne of her husband, the late insurance executive and philanthropist John J. (Jack) Byrne Jr. (Photo courtesy of Dorothy Byrne)

 

“With this remarkable gift honoring Jack Byrne, a longtime and beloved benefactor of Dartmouth, the College will attract exceptional new scholars who will apply math to important societal issues,” says President Phil Hanlon ’77, himself a mathematician. “The gift’s enrichment grants will draw the very best mathematics students to Dartmouth, and will enable productive faculty-student partnerships in research and learning both inside and outside the classroom.

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