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Assistant Professor Melcher to Receive AWM Service Award

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Assistant Professor, Tai Melcher, will receive the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Service Award at a ceremony in January. This award recognizes individuals for helping to promote and support women in mathematics through exceptional voluntary service to the Association for Women in Mathematics. Tai was cited both for her service to the AWM as a PI on a successful NSF grant, and for her involvement in the organization of AWM activities at the USASEF festival.

Associate Professor Sherman Wins 2013 Cory Family Teaching Award

Monday, November 11, 2013

Associate Professor David Sherman has won the 2013 Cory Family Teaching Award. This is a new prize presented annually to two untenured tenure-track professors in the College of Arts and Sciences, recognizing excellence in undergraduate instruction.

Professors to Speak at ICM Meeting

Monday, October 7, 2013

Professor Andrei Rapinchuk and Associate Professor Mike Hill have been invited to speak at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Seoul, Korea, August 2014. Andrei Rapinchuk will speak on algebra and Mike Hill on topology.

ICM 2014

Irena Lasiecka listed in Top 26 Women Professors in Virginia

Thursday, May 9, 2013

StatStats.org has included Professor Irena Lasiecka in their list of the Top 26 Women Professors in Virginia. The goal of the top professors list is to highlight post-secondary educators who have been awarded recently for excellence in the classroom, on campus, and/or in the community. We found many professors who fit the bill, but focused on those recognized within the past 12 months.  

List of Top Professors in Virginia

Tim Emerick and Carolyn Yarnall Receive Teaching Award Honorable Mention

Friday, May 3, 2013

Graduate students, Tim Emerick and Carolyn Yarnall receive graduate teaching award honorable mention for 2013.

Edwin E. Floyd Prize in Mathematics

Friday, April 26, 2013

2013 Edwin E. Floyd Prize in Mathematics was given to Ahsan Khan and Calvin McPhail-Snyder. The prize is awarded to second- or third-year students who show exceptional promise in mathematics. 

E. J. McShane Prize in Mathematics

Friday, April 26, 2013

2013 E. J. McShane Prize in Mathematics was given to Casey Mihaloew, Fei Song, and Sittipong Thamrongpairoj for their achievements in mathematics.

William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition Award

Friday, April 26, 2013

2013 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition Award was given to undergraduate, Fey Song, for her outstanding score on the exam. Congratulations to the entire team, Christopher Olund, Fei Song, and Sittipong Thamrongpairoj. The team ranked 15th of 402.

Graduate Student, Ajay Chandra, Wins TRC Teaching Award

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Graduate student, Ajay Chandra, has won the Teaching Resource Center's Graduate Teaching Assistant Award in mathematics for 2013.

Zachary Bradshaw's VSGC Fellowship Renewed

Friday, April 5, 2013

Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) has renewed graduate student, Zachary Bradshaw's fellowship for the coming year, basing their decision on the strength and relevance of his research proposal and progress. 

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