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Departmental Updates

  • The Spring Western Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society will take place at the University of Denver on May 14-15, 2022.

  • Professor Natasha Dobrinen will deliver an invited sectional lecture at the 2022 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia. The ICM takes place once every four years and it is the most prestigious mathematical meeting in the world.

  • Professor Frédéric Latrémolière, together with Dr. K. Aguilar (Pomona College) --- a former PhD student of Latrémolière at DU, Samantha Brooker --- a former undergraduate advisee of Latrémolière at DU, and Alejandra Lòpez, published an article in the September 2021 edition of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society.

  • Dr. Christopher Jennings-Shaffer, a postdoctoral scholar at the department, accepted a position at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Seattle to start January 2022.

  • Experiential learning is an important component of math education. Starting with the Fall 2021 quarter, we offer experiential labs in Elements of Linear Algebra, Introduction to Differential Equations and in Multivariable Calculus. In addition, we offer optional 1-credit Calculus Workshops for all students of calculus.

  • Prof. Petr Vojtechovsky is a recipient of a 5-year Simons Foundation collaboration grant for mathematicians.


  • Older News
    •  PhD student Alex Stevens won the 2021 NSM Outstanding Service Award.

    •  The 2021 GTA Teaching Excellence Award has been awarded to PhD student Dan Graybill.

    •  The 2021 math undergraduate award winners are: Toni Hinskton (Herbert Greenberg Award), Martine Gelb (Eleanor Campbell Award) and Chanh Bui, Cole Groen, Leah Huzjak, Elena Wang (Outstanding Math Student Award). Congratulations! 

    • January 2021: The department of Mathematics is proud to host the 50th anniversary lecture of the AWM on 1/22/2021 (during our regular analysis and dynamics seminar). The lecture is given by Margaret Beck (U. of Boston), and is titled "Stability and counting unstable eigenvalues".
    • September 2020: We welcomed three new faculty in Fall 2020. Ellie Dannenberg and Sabine Lang joined the department as teaching assistant professors and Kang Lu as a postdoctoral scholar.


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