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Math in the Hands of a Poet: Humanities Faculty Colloquium Features Professor Jennifer Hoyer

Monday, April 15, 2019

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences' Humanities Faculty Colloquium Series presents Jennifer Hoyer, who will discuss her inquiry into math and poetry April 16. 

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New Slime Mold Species Named for Math Instructor

Friday, April 12, 2019

The newly described species Dictyostelium barbarae, was named for Barbara Stephenson, instructor of mathematics, by her husband, Steve Stephenson, who researches slime molds.

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Professor Jennifer Hoyer Explores Math in the Hands of a Poet

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Jennifer Hoyer, associate professor of German, will discuss her inquiry into math and poetry during the Humanities Faculty Colloquium Series at 4:30 p.m. April 16 in the Carnall Inn classroom.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Creative Writing English Mathematical Sciences

Math Professor Elected to Join Membership Committee for Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Tulin Kaman will serve on the committee that provides information and direction to address  needs of various segments of membership including students, young professionals, international and industry. 

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Faculty Selected to Participate in Materials Conversion Program

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Four professors — Samantha Robinson, Susan C. Tyler, Whitney Payne and Julia Kennefick — have been selected to participate in the Open Educational Resources Course Materials Conversion Program.

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Mathematics Professor Invited to International Exhibition and Special Lecture Oversees

Monday, December 10, 2018

Edmund Harriss, clinical assistant professor of mathematics, will host an exhibition of curvehedras and give a special lecture at South Kensington Campus of the Imperial College of London.

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Stand-Up Comedian Visits to Spark Interest in Mathematics Through Performance

Monday, November 05, 2018

Featuring comedian Matt Parker, "Stand-Up Math: Using Preformance to Engage People with Mathematics" will offer a public lecture at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Donald W. Reynolds Center's auditorium.

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Join University Housing for the Fifth Annual Life Raft Debate

Monday, September 17, 2018

Cast your vote for which academic department is most crucial when rebuilding after the apocalypse at the fifth annual Life Raft Debate, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Law School courtroom.

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