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.
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 serving in January 2014 as the Interim Director of UTEP’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (http://cetalweb.utep.edu).
Dr. Larry Lesser was announced in fall 2013 as winning the Bronze Medal prize in a national peer-reviewed statistics lesson plan contest sponsored by the American Statistical Association. Read more at AMStatNews
Dr. Don Collins' daughter, Jeanne Cezanne "Cezy" Collins, has been appointed general counsel for the El Paso Independent School District. Read more in El Paso Times
CPS PhD former student Reinaldo Sanchez-Arias is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher under the direction of Dr. Miguel Argaez and Dr. Martine Ceberio (Computer Science). The project is focused on reduced-order modeling and parameter estimation techniques, in collaboration with AHPCRC and Stanford University.
The 2013 edition of the department newsletter Maxima is now online. read it online
Math major Vivian Nevarez to take on career at 20 read more
Undergrad researchers present work at COURI Symposium read more
Club Zero goes to SUnMaRC 2012 read more