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News & Events


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

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.

August 2014: Kelly Flaherty and Izabella Stuhl are joining the department as a lecturer and postdoctoral scholar, respectively.

June 2014: Ronnie Pavlov has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Congratulations!

June 2014: We are searching for a third postdoc to start Fall 2014. The ad will appear at mid June.

June 2014: John Griesmer will join the department as a lecturer in Fall 2014.

May 2014: Drew Ash won the 2014 NSM Student Teaching Award.

May 2014: Tim Trujillo successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Trujillo!

May 2014: Andy Linshaw received a Simons Collaboration Grant for Mathematicians.

May 2014: Allegra Reiber is the recipient of the 2014 DU faculty Pioneer Award.


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.