Department of Mathematics at Illinois State University

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  • Jennifer Reeb Strehler (

    Jennifer received her B.S. in Mathematics from ISU in 1993, and her M.S. in Mathematics from the University of Tennessee in 1995. After earning her B.S., Jennifer completed an eight-month internship with the U.S. Department of Energy at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She worked at United Airlines for three years, developed large-scale flight schedule optimization models and is currently working toward her PhD in Industrial Engineering at Northwestern University. Jennifer is a member of INFORMS, Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) and The Association for Women in Science (AWIS).

  • Karin Nicole Reichensperger (

    Karin received her B.S. in Mathematics and Accounting from ISU in 2000. During her time at ISU, Karin interned with Walt Disney World, Caterpillar, and Arthur Andersen. Karin is currently working for Arthur Andersen, a big five accounting firm as an auditor. Karin passed her CPA exam in May.