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## UA begins incentivizing math education

This article first appeared at eCampusNews. The University of Alabama has created a new pathway to get the best and brightest minds into secondary mathematics teacher education. The Alabama State Department

## 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

## 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,

## 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

## 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

## 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

## 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,

## 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

## 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