Race against numbers

April 24, 2012

Newburgh, NY -

The Knight Race, organized by the Mount Saint Mary College math club, was recently held on the campus in Newburgh, NY, with approximately 40 students participating. Similar to the CBS show, Amazing Race, Knight Race included stations focused on a mathematical challenge. Students from different majors crisscrossed the campus from station to station solving puzzles and mathematical problems. The math club is advised by Lee Fothergill, associate professor of mathematics.