Campus and Community

Martha Makowski is Awarded the 2021 Tensor Women and Mathematics Award

Assistant Professor Martha Makowski and the Department of Mathematics are recipients of a 2021 Tensor Women and Mathematics Award.  The funds will be used to organize the Yellowhammer Network for Women in the Mathematical Sciences, which will kick off with a one-day workshop in the Fall. Project Title: Forging the Yellowhammer Network of Women in

UA Freshman Places In Top Percentage Of Prestigious Math Competition

Updated because some of the text disappeared:   Please post this on Facebook:   University Of Alabama: UA Freshman Places In Top Percentage Of Prestigious Math Competition The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for undergraduate students in the world. … Press Release Desk, News Partner ·        Posted Tue, May 11,

AWM Welcomes New Officers and Thanks Outgoing Officers

The UA chapter of the AWM is pleased to share that several individuals will be joining the list of AWM-UA officers. We thank our outgoing officers for their contributions, dedication and service to the AWM and we welcome new officers. Farewell to Outgoing Officers Allison Hartman has served as a Treasurer for three years. She has

Shibin Dai awarded MAA Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant

Congratulations go out to Shibin Dai for being awarded the MAA Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant. This project is to build a mathematics club in the Northridge Middle School (NMS), to provide enrichment activities that complement the regular mathematics curriculum. It will enroll about 30 gifted and talented students in grades 6-8. Shibin Dai is the

Mathematics Fall Courses & COVID-19 FAQs

The Department of Mathematics has been working hard this summer to provide the best instruction with the maximum amount of Student-Instructor interactions available within the guidelines to protect the health and safety of our faculty and students. We are continuing to make adjustments and individual faculty are in the process of finalizing their syllabi in

Math Undergrad Marie Neubrander’s Work Published in SIURO

Math undergraduate student Marie Neubrander’s impressive work has resulted in a manuscript that has just been accepted in the faculty-reviewed undergraduate research journal SIURO (SIAM Undergraduate Research Online), published by the prestigious SIAM — Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Her article should be appearing on the site in the near future (SIURO Manuscript #S131626)

Math Courses for Fall 2020

An internet rumor has been circulating that all UA math courses will be online in the Fall.  This is not true. For the safety of students and faculty, UA has imposed social distancing requirements which have significantly reduced the occupancy limits on all classrooms, and limit face to face interactions between students and instructors.  Because

Math Department Raises Money for West Alabama Food Bank

Our Chair, David Cruz-Uribe, was lamenting his greying beard and was threatening to dye it.  The department called his bluff and offered to raise money for a local charity if they could pick the color.  He accepted the challenge and the department promptly raised over $500 for the West Alabama Foodbank.  The winning color was

Video Messages to Graduating Seniors and Honors Day Award winners

Since COVID-19 prevented us from holding a Honors Day reception and a commencement ceremony, Dr. Cruz-Uribe created the videos below to speak to our students. Undergraduate Awards: https://vimeo.com/414761564/310e89b791 Graduate Awards: https://vimeo.com/414762604/02e48bd5d9 Class of 2020: https://vimeo.com/414764562/4970e370e0