Peter Olszewski
Mathematics Lecturer
School of Science
Mathematics Department
Penn State Behrend
4205 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563
(814) 898-6007

16th Hole "The Monster" at Firestone Country Club on the Arnold Palmer bridge.

Jethro Tull - Teacher

Behrend News: Lecturer Travels to Nairobi to Present Research Work

Schedule for Spring 2019 Semester
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Statement
Statement to Freshmen

362nd Pennsylvania Alpha Beta Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon

Spring 2019 Courses

MA 34
MA 140
MA 220

Direct Links to Spring 2019 Course Materials

MA 34                MA 140                MA 220


Meetings & Conferences

MathFest 2018, Denver, CO, August 1 - 4, 2018
MAA Allegheny Mountain Section Spring 2018 Meeting, Penn State Behrend, Erie, PA, April 6 - 7, 2018
20th Annual Youngstown State University Pi Mu Epsilon Regional Conference, Youngstown, OH, Saturday, February 24, 2018
2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 10 - 13, 2018
14th Conference of the Mathematics Education for the Future Project, Balatonfured, Balaton Lake, Hungary, September 10 - 15, 2017
4th Starthmore International Mathematics Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, June 19 - 23, 2017

Professional & National Organizations

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
America Mathematical Society (AMS)
Phi Beta Kappa
Pi Mu Epsilon
Sigma Xi
Alpha Sigma Lambda


Lectures on the Mandelbrot Set from the 2010 MathFest, Pittsburgh, PA

Interesting Links

Astronomy Picture of the Day
Steven Strogatz's Blog in the New York Times
Blogging about the Civil War 150 Years Latter
The Mathematical Tourist Blog
Pi in the Bible
Mathematics on the web
Chegg Tutors
Penn State Erie, Mathematics Department Mathematics Blog Page
Newman Association of Penn State Behrend
Texas Instruments Graphing Calculator Help: LINK
Slide Rule Help: LINK
Khan Academy: LINK
Center of Mathematics: LINK
Videos on the Mandelbrot Set: LINK
Video on Conic Sections: LINK

Famous Quotes

Hybrid College Algebra Class Photo

My nursing students working on their final project, Eliminating Medicine from the Blood Stream.

From left to right: Chelsea Midtvedt, Michelle Dietz, McKenzie Helsley, Casey Labuda, Eric Lundborg, Phillip Kuchman, and John Cox

Spring Break