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News & Events


September 2017: The Math Department has moved to a new location: C.M. Knudson Hall, 2390 S York Street. The Math Office is located on the third floor.

September 2017: Natasha Dobrinen is an invited speaker at the 14th International Luminy Workshop on Set Theory, CIRM, Marseille, France, October 9-13, 2017.

September 2017: Susan Bolton joined the Math Department as an assistant to the chair. Welcome, Susan!

September 2017: Liane Beights retired after many years as the assistant to the chair. All the best in your retirement, Liane! We will miss you!

July 2017: Michael Kinyon is an invited speaker at Symmetry in finite models, Lisbon, Portugal, conference.

July 2017: Paul Horn was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Congratulations!

May 2017: Konrad Aguilar and Masoumah Al Ali successfully defended their PhD theses. Congratulations, Dr. Aguilar and Dr. Al Ali.

May 2017: Petr Vojtechovsky is an invited speaker at the conference "Self-distributive systems and quandle (co)homology theory in algebra and low-dimensional topology", Korea Institute of Advances Studies, Busan, Korea.

April 2017: Math alum Aditya Nagrath and Professor Alvaro Arias developed a new program, Elephant Learning, to teach math concepts to kids 2-8 years old. Read the DU news article.


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

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.