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.
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
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
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
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
Kris Lee, lecturer in mathematics, has been named a 2018 recipient of the ISU Award for Early Achievement in Teaching. The award recognizes those who demonstrate outstanding performance as a teacher, as documented by students and peers. Lee will be formally recognized at the University Awards Ceremony on September 14, 2018 in the Great Hall, … Continue reading Kris Lee awarded for Early Achievement in Teaching
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.