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News & Events


May 2014: Mouna Aboras successfully defended her PhD thesis Dihedral-like constructions of automorphic loops. Congratulations, Dr. Aboras!

May 2014: The inaugural Herbert Howe lecture will be delivered by Prof. David Aldous (UC Berkeley) on May 28. See the Herbert Howe lecture series page for details.

May 2014: Ronnie Pavlov is a recipient of a 3-year NSF research grant Topics in Symbolic Dynamics.

May 2014: Michael Kinyon received a 5-year Simons collaboration grant for mathematicians, Moufang semiloops, $35,000.

May 2014: The Math Department was awarded two PROF grants: a joint grant to Paul Horn and Mario Lopez, and an individual grant to Florian Sobieczky.

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.


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.