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News & Events


March 2015: Paul Horn is a co-PI on an NSF conference grant 2015 Rocky Mountain-Great Plains Graduate Research Workshop in Combinatorics, $23,408.

March 2015: Daniel Hathaway (Michigan) will join the department as a postdoctoral scholar in Fall 2015.

February 2015: As part of our assessment, graduating majors will now be taking the Major Field Test in mathematics.

February 2015: Natasha Dobrinen is an invited speaker at the 49th Spring Topology and Dynamical Systems Conference at Bowling Green State University, May 14-16, 2015.

January 2015: Liane Beights received the NSM Staff Award for 2014/15. Congratulations!

January 2015: Natasha Dobrinen is an invited speaker at the Workshop on Forcing and its Applications at the Fields Institute, March 29 - April 2, 2015, and at the 5th European Set Theory Meeting in Cambridge, United Kingdom, August, 2015.

September 2014: Our department will host the Fall 2016 Western Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, October 8-9, 2016.

September 2014: We welcomed 12 new graduate students in Fall 2014.

September 2014: Michael Kinyon is a main speaker at the Loops '15 conference (Ohrid, Macedonia, June 28-July 4, 2015), and Petr Vojtechovsky will deliver a series of lectures at the Workshops Loops '15.

September 2014: Natasha Dobrinen has been invited to give a lecture at the Summer Topology Conference in Galway, Ireland, June 23 – 26, 2015.

August 2014: Alvaro Arias is a co-PI for Access in Mathematics for All: Increasing the number of diverse and low-income STEM majors who become secondary school mathematics teachers, NSF, 09/2014-08/2016, $349,971.


We publish the Mathematics Alumni Newsletter twice a year. Contributions are welcome and can be submitted to Jason Myers.

Current and past newsletters can be found here.


When classes are in session, we meet in the basement of Aspen Central every Friday at 3 p.m. for a departmental tea. Everybody is welcome. Refreshments are served.

Although we sometimes end up talking about mathematics, the tea is usually a good opportunity to have an informal chat with the students, faculty, staff and guests.