Involvement Builds Sharniece Holland’s Success

Sharniece Holland, now a professor at Washington University, earned her master’s and doctoral degrees at The University of Alabama. Sharniece Holland is a proven leader who demonstrates driven tenacity toward her goals – academically and professionally. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Sharniece first moved to Alabama to attend the HBCU Alabama State University, where […]

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Mathematics Strives to Be a Leader in Diversity and Inclusion

  COLLEGIAN | WINTER 2019 Awa Traore had a few qualifications for institutions where she would pursue her PhD in mathematics: one that was close to her home in Birmingham, and one where she would be encouraged and pushed to be successful throughout her program. When she learned that two other black women were successfully […]

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Department of Mathematics Wins Diversity Award

This year, 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. Because of their success in welcoming and retaining minority students, the department was awarded this year’s Departmental Diversity Award from the College of […]

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Former graduate student Veny Liu represents UA in Hawaii

    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, saying hi and and introducing her students to Big Al and telling them about UA’s PhD program in Mathematics. Photo credits: Roger Sidje […]

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Math Graduate Students Participate in Night at the Museum

Nine graduate students from the UA Department of Mathematics participated in the 8th Annual Night at the Museum on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Over one thousand people attended, making this the best attended Night at the Museum event to date. This year’s theme was “Ocean Explorers”. The Math Department booth featured number games such as […]

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