Lawrence Roberts is awarded a Simons Foundation Grant

The Simons Foundation announced today that Professor Shan Zhao’s Collaboration Grant for Mathematicians application, “Extending Bordered Methods in Khovanov Homology” was selected for funding. The goal of the program is to support the “mathematical marketplace” by substantially increasing collaborative contacts between mathematicians. More information about the Simons Foundation can be found on the Simons Foundation website.

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Spring 2017 Graduates

Bachelors of Science Alexander Engeriser, Mandeville, Louisiana Alexander Muth, Foley, Alabama Berkeley Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada Brendan Clair, Franklin, Tennessee Claire Wang, Parker, Colorado Coleman Harris, Tuscaloosa, Alabama David Lass, Naperville, Illinois Di Wang, Funing County, China Dysen Neeb, Tuscaloosa, Alabama Elizabeth Bersson, Roswell, Georgia Emily LeViness, Houston, Texas Feras Awad, Birmingham, Alabama Graham Byrd, […]

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Maths Majors in the University of Alabama Program in Insurance and Financial Services/Risk Management/Actuarial Science

Zach Hughes (senior), Julie Knight (senior), Rachel McCombs (junior) and Joshua Taggart (senior) were awarded the Jarvis W. Palmer Endowed Scholarship. Siddhartha (Neil) Chakraborti accepted a full-time position as a Recent Graduate Economist with the Industry Productivity Studies division of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, DC. Donald Holt passed Exam P (Probability) […]

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Shan Zhao is awarded a Simons Foundation Grant

The Simons Foundation announced today that Professor Shan Zhao’s Collaboration Grant for Mathematicians application, “High order operator splitting methods for biomolecular simulations” was selected for funding. The goal of the program is to support the “mathematical marketplace” by substantially increasing collaborative contacts between mathematicians. More information about the Simons Foundation can be found on the […]

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Jim Gleason and UA Researchers Complete Co-Teaching Training with Area Educators

Dr. Jim Gleason, UA associate professor, answers a question from Sylvie McDonald, a special education fifth-grade teacher at Englewood Elementary School. Two minds are better than one. That’s the thinking behind a trend in elementary education called “co-teaching,” a method in which general education and special education teachers work collaboratively to increase their content knowledge […]

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The 2016 Putnam Exam

The Putnam Exam is a national mathematics exam, taken by college and university students in the United States and Canada each December.  Only the very best students from each school participate, and it is an honor to be chosen to compete in the Putnam.  Six problems are presented in the morning three-hour session and six […]

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Jim Gleason Wins Outstanding Faculty Advisor

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Gleason for being recognized as the 2016-2017 Outstanding Faculty Advisor by the University of Alabama Academic Advisors Association’s!

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Graduate Recruiting Expo 2017

The Graduate Recruiting Expo looked to recruit highly motivated, high achieving prospective students for graduate programs in The University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences. Prospective students were invited to come to the UA campus for an overview of their graduate future at UA. Participants learned about degrees offered; visited with current graduate students and faculty in their […]

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Faculty and Graduate Assistants Represent the Department of Mathematics at the Joint Math Meetings Graduate Fair

Math graduate assistants Keisha Cook, Cong Hoang, Xin Luo, Bryan Sandor and Erin Watley represented the Department of Mathematics at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meeting Grad Fair in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 6, 2016. Professor Layachi Hadji and Assistant Professor Hyun-Kyoung Kwon also participated in this recruiting event. The Grad Fair provided an opportunity for undergrads to meet […]

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Current and Former Students Attend the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, GA

  Current and former University of Alabama Math students attended the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, GA, January 4 -7. Pictured from left to right are Xin Luo, Veny Liu, Toyin Alli, Douglas Weathers, Bryan Sandor, Erin Watley, Katlyn Perry, Wei Cui and Cong Hoang.

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