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Michael Young appointed to STEM advisory board

Michael Young has been appointed by Governor Kim Reynolds to the STEM Advisory Board for the North Central Region of Iowa. The committee will provide oversight for the STEM regional network to provide broader access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics educational opportunities and promote STEM economic development within and across regions.

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Four mathematics faculty and staff receive LAS awards

Congratulations to the following mathematics faculty and staff who are recipients of LAS Awards! Outstanding Teaching Award Mark Hunacek, senior lecturer of mathematics Excellence in Undergraduate Introductory Teaching Award Man Basnet, lecturer of mathematics Early Achievement in Research Award Songting Luo, assistant professor of mathematics Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award Leslie Hogben, professor of mathematics, … Continue reading Four mathematics faculty and staff receive LAS awards

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Department of Mathematics receives Learning Community Partner Award

The Department of Mathematics received the Learning Community Partnership Award from the Learning Communities Award Committee at the 20th Annual Learning Communities Institute on May 7, 2018. This award honors the department for their partnership and support of learning community initiatives at Iowa State University, in particular the effort to address the Calculus sequence with … Continue reading Department of Mathematics receives Learning Community Partner Award

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Michael Young named Dean’s Emerging Faculty Leader

Michael Young, assistant professor of mathematics, was selected as a Dean’s Emerging Faculty Leader. The Dean’s Emerging Faculty Leaders Awards are funded by generous donations from members of the LAS Dean’s Advisory Council as well as additional LAS alumni to recognize early to mid-career LAS faculty members who are rising stars in their fields and … Continue reading Michael Young named Dean’s Emerging Faculty Leader

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Leslie Hogben awarded Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Award

Leslie Hogben, professor of mathematics, has received a 2018 Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Award. Established by a long-time staff member of the Graduate College, the award recognizes superior performance by a member of the graduate faculty in enriching the student-professor relationship and enabling students to finish their work in a timely and scholarly manner. … Continue reading Leslie Hogben awarded Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Award

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Mary Vaughan receives National Science Foundation Mathematical Science Graduate Internship Program fellowship

Mary Vaughan, a third-year doctoral student in mathematics working under the direction of Pablo Raúl Stinga, assistant professor of mathematics, received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Mathematical Science Graduate Internship (MSGI) Program fellowship. She will be spending 10 weeks this summer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory working with Pablo Seleson, research scientist in the computer … Continue reading Mary Vaughan receives National Science Foundation Mathematical Science Graduate Internship Program fellowship

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Beth Bjorkman received SMART fellowship through the Department of Defense

Beth Bjorkman, graduate student in mathematics, received a SMART (Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation) fellowship through the Department of Defense. Through the fellowship she will work with the program for two years after graduation. Bjorkman researches combinatorial matrix theory, the intersection of graph theory and linear algebra.