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
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 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)
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
A before and after of Dr. David Cruz-Uribe’s gray beard (top) and Crimson Storm beard (bottom). From the June 2020 Desktop News | What began as a joke at the end of an email quickly became an act of service for UA’s department of mathematics, which recently completed a faculty fundraiser for the West
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
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
The Department of Mathematics was awarded the 2019 Departmental Diversity Award. Dr. David Cruz-Uribe’s goal is to maintain this diverse atmosphere, eventually creating a graduate program that is made up of 50 percent women and 20 to 25 percent underrepresented minorities.
Dr. Larry Bowen is a long-time faculty-in-residence that dedicates most of his efforts to the Parker Adams freshman learning community in Harris Hall for arts and sciences students.
From the College of Arts and Sciences Desktop News September 30, 2019 With a bit of Million Dollar Band fanfare and Big Al philanthropy, The University of Alabama recently launched its 2019 United Way Campaign with a goal of $395,000, a $10,000 increase over last year’s goal. The host for the 2019 campaign is the