Dr. Larry Lesser received an approximately $89,000 grant from NSF for his collaborative proposal "Student-Made Interactive Learning with Educational Songs (SMILES) for introductory statistics".
Dr. Larry Lesser was invited to perform his award-winning songs at the National Math Museum (MOMATH) in New York. His song "American Pi" won MOMAT's Pi Day of the Century songwriting contest on 3/14/15. watch video on YouTube
The 2015 edition of the department newsletter Maxima is now online. read it online
Alumni Lunch Launched! Previous Gold Nugget Award winners Enrique Gomez and Harriet B. May among attendees of 2015 Alumni Homecoming lunch. Read more
Dr. Natasha Sharma received an approximately $160,000 grant from NSF for Collaborative Research: Numerical Simulation of the Morphosynthesis of Polycrystalline Biominerals.
Dr. Ori Rosen received an approximately $250,000 3-year grant from NSF to study Bayesian Time Series Methods in the Frequency Domain.
Drs. Amy Wagler and Son-Young Yi were tenured and promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations!
Maria Barraza-Rios received a Distinguished Achievement Award for Service. She and the other three Distinquished Service awardees were recognized at Convocation. Congratulations! 2015 Convocation photos
Dr. Kien Lim received the MAA Southwestern Section Teaching Award. Congratulations! MAA Southwestern Section newsletter.
UTEP named #1 in Mathematics and Statistics degrees awarded to Hispanics by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. Go Math Miners! Read more
Dr. Art Duval is a contributing editor to a new blog from the American Mathematical Society, titled On Teaching and Learning Mathematics. The blog will address issues from a wide variety of topics on teaching and learning mathematics from pre-kindergarten to postsecondary. New articles are expected to be posted three times a month. Dr. Duval's first article for the AMS blog can be found at http://blogs.ams.org/matheducation/2014/06/30/on-being-a-friendly-mathematician.
Statistics major (and UPBiT student) Raymond Ford won the Best Poster award in the Basic Research category at the 2014 International Symposium on Bioinformatics: Medical Applications. Congratulations!
Club Zero group places third on research at SUnMaRC 2014. Read more
The Mathematical Sciences department Centennial Open House schedule of events is posted online.
Dr. Kien Lim was one of the three recipients for the 2014 Harry J. Meeuwsen Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award. This award-winning article “Making Ideas Stick: Curiosity and Connections” has been accepted for publication in the Mathematics Teacher journal by the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics.
The team of UTEP students Bryan A. Felix, Manuel E. Dosal, Luis A. Ponce and Irving Martinez who participated in the 2013 Putnam Competition last December ranked 131 out of 557 institutions and 4113 contestants. Congratulations!
Dr. Larry Lesser began directing in January 2014 UTEP's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (http://cetalweb.utep.edu).