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

## 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

## 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.

## 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.

## Kabe Moen Awarded a Simons Foundation Grant

Dr. Kabe Moen’s proposal entitled “Weighted estimates in harmonic analysis and PDE” has been selected for funding by the Simons Foundation’s Collaboration Grant for Mathematicians. According to their website, the Simons Foundation exists to support discovery-driven scientific research, undertaken in pursuit of understanding the phenomena of our world. The foundation’s support of scientists generally takes

## Math Majors Win by Donating to the Rising Tide Scholarship During Math Week

Three math majors won a Kindle Fire simply by donating to the Rising Tide Scholarship. Another drawing will be held later in the year for two box seats to the 2016 Alabama versus Kent State football game. For more information, contact Allison Verhine, Director of College Relations, at 205-348-7009.

## Scholarships Matter: David Dai Brings Math Education Home

From the March 2016 Desktop News | Scholarships Matter is a series of stories highlighting students in the College of Arts and Sciences who have received and been impacted by scholarships. The student featured in this story is the recipient of three university-wide scholarships and two College-wide scholarships, the Outstanding Junior Award and the Comer Foundation