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
Provost Kevin Whitaker announced today the follow promotions which will take effect during the Fall 2020 semester. Congratulations go out to Wei Zhu who was promoted to Full Professor, Shibin Dai who was granted tenure and Yuhui Chen and Tim Ferguson for their promotions to Associate Professor.
Jeremy Cummings was selected as a recipient of the 2020 Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for his research entitled “Weighted norm inequalities for the maximal operator on variable Lebesgue spaces over spaces of homogeneous type”. Jeremy was nominated for this award by Dr. David Cruz-Uribe. He will be honored at a luncheon later this month.
Sharniece Holland is a proven leader who demonstrates driven tenacity toward her goals – academically and professionally. Now a professor at Washington University, she earned her master’s and doctoral degrees at The University of Alabama.
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.
The Department of Mathematics celebrated an increased number of minority students, welcoming a class of graduate students that included four women and eight black students, well above the national average.
2016 Math PhD graduate Veny Liu is now an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii, West Oahu. Dr. Liu recently attended the largest SACNAS ever (5000+ attendees) in Honolulu.
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