Mark in his former office, MATH 540
I continue to mourn the loss of our colleague and friend
Fearless Leader of the
(see Philippe's publications).
I maintain the international Analysis of Algorithms webpage.
For computing ease and power, I consistently rely on
Apple Computers. Lately I am using Fedora Linux too.
I am constantly writing
My students at Penn wrote a Facebook page called
Ward Makes Calculus Worth Learning.
One of my students at The George Washington University,
named Tianru Jiang, wrote a short paper about my teaching in 2013-14,
called Observation of an Effective Teacher.
Books and Journals
- Online books at UPenn
- Electronic Library of Mathematics (Journals)
- Journals in Combinatorics and Related Fields
- Penn State List of Math Journals
Our family supports the efforts of
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
I enjoy all kinds of music.
My favorite country singers are
Snoopy and Woodstock are on the web at
snoopy.com and at
Every day, I read my favorite newspaper, The New York Times.
For many years, I have enjoyed baseball,
especially the New York Mets.
I also really enjoy Big Ten college football.
I also enjoy playing guitar (for about 20 years now) and,
much more recently, the harp (harmonica).
The Internet Movie Database
is a great resource for learning about movies.
I enjoy shopping at L.L. Bean.