Freeman to Study Pure Math as Churchill Scholar

Notice.FreemanJesse Freeman ’15 was one of 14 students nationally to be awarded a Churchill Scholarship for study at the University of Cambridge in 2015-16. He is the third Williams student ever to receive this honor.

The Bethesda, Md., native plans to pursue a Master of Advanced Study in pure mathematics and hopes to go on to conduct research and teach at the university level.

A math major, Freeman is a teaching assistant and a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Berkshire Symphony and the debate team. During his junior year, he studied abroad with the Williams-Exeter Programme at Oxford, where he organized an undergraduate mathematics conference.

Freeman, a Class of 1960s Scholar, is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Goldwater Scholarship and a National Science Foundation grant. He’s also given two invited presentations at the University of Glasgow on applied mathematics.