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.

## Mathematics Strives to Be a Leader in Diversity and Inclusion

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.

## Department of Mathematics Wins Diversity Award

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.

## 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.

## 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