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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Winter 2016 Commencement

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama held its winter commencement exercises December 10th at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus. The ceremony webcast was archived at ua.edu/commencement/, and it will be available for viewing for 30 days following the ceremony. Congratulations go out to Keisha Cook (pictured) and Sheik Ahmed Ullah who were awarded the Master’s […]

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Noted Mathematicians Alejandro Aceves and Rodolfo Torres visit Tuscaloosa

Dr. Alejandro Aceves, Chair of the Southern Methodist University’s Department of Mathematics, and Dr. Rodolfo Torres, University Distinguished Professor from the University of Kansas Department of Mathematics, recently visited Tuscaloosa to conduct an external review of the UA Department of Mathematics.

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