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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 of Education recently approved a new UA accelerated master’s program that will allow select undergraduate math and math education majors to complete master’s degree requirements

## 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, Naperville, Illinois Di Wang, Funing County, China Dysen Neeb, Tuscaloosa, Alabama Elizabeth Bersson, Roswell, Georgia Emily LeViness, Houston, Texas Feras Awad, Birmingham, Alabama Graham Byrd,

## 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)

## 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.

## 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

## 2014 Honors Day Awards

Congratulations to our 2014 Honors Day winners: Yuanyuan Song, Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Candidate Debendra Banjade, Outstanding Research by a Doctoral Candidate

## 2013 Honors Day Awards

Congratulations to our 2013 Honors Day winners: Teresa N. Portone , B. B. Comer Mathematics Prize William Douglas Weathers, Thomas Waverly Palmer Mathematics Award Jeffrey N. Holmes , Dr. Fred A. and Francis Pickens Lewis Award