Math Department Resources
Students earn high honors in Putnam Exam
The 78th William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition was held in December 2017. The exam is the preeminent undergraduate mathematics competition in the United States and Canada, involving two 3-hour sessions solving 12 problems. This year Matthew Slane ('18 computer science […]
Scholarships available for undergraduate math majors
A number of scholarships are available to undergraduate math majors. Details are online. The deadline for applying is March 1. If you have any promising candidates, please encourage them to apply, or nominate them to Kris Lee.
Michael Young awarded Martin Luther King, Jr Advancing One Community Award
Congratulations to Michael Young who, on Thursday, January 18, was awarded the Martin Luther King, Jr Advancing One Community Award by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion. Each January the Iowa State University community observes the […]
Shanise Walker winner in AWM poster session
Shanise Walker, graduate student of mathematics, was one of the winners of the AWM poster session in the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego. The poster session was part of a larger workshop including a reception, luncheon and a mentoring […]
Math undergraduate presents at the joint math meetings in San Diego
Misa Hamanaka, a sophomore in mathematics with a focus on education, presented research done for her First-Year Honors Program at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in San Diego. This research was done jointly with Marie Hardt (another student) and Steve Butler […]
No newsletter during Thanksgiving break
There will be no mathematics newsletter on Friday, November 24. The newsletter will resume on Friday, December 1.
SAGE server at Iowa State
The math department at Iowa State hosts two sage servers: sage.math.iastate.edu sage2.math.iastate.edu These can be useful for running computations or doing experiments for research, as well as a tool in doing homework. Unlike the free online version of SAGE this […]
View photos from the 2017 Meeting of the International Linear Algebra Society, hosted by the Department of Mathematics at Iowa State University.
Website updates and calendar changes
New department page The math website now contains a link to a department resources page. This link is located in the "Resources" section of the main website and titled "Faculty and Graduate Resources." The resources page is for faculty, staff, […]
Schenck named new chair
Hal Schenck has been appointed as Professor and Chair of the Department of Mathematics effective August 16, 2017. Currently a professor in the Mathematics Department at the University of Illinois, he has been honored for his excellence in teaching and […]
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