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Math Professor Earns AMS Award for CURM Program

Math Professor Earns AMS Award for CURM Program

May 2, 2015 On average, 63 percent of students involved in Professor Michael Dorff’s nationwide CURM (Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics) program go on to graduate school. In these same students’ entire university math departments, only 18 percent of...
New Faculty Spotlight: Wolfgang Herfort

New Faculty Spotlight: Wolfgang Herfort

The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences welcomes Wolfgang Herfort, a new visiting professor in the Department of Mathematics. Herfort grew up near Vienna, Austria and attended TU Vienna where he studied mathematics and physics education. He received a PhD in...
Balancing Duality: Motherhood and Scholarship

Balancing Duality: Motherhood and Scholarship

Being a mother is hard enough; being a professor is just as difficult. Dr. Amanda Francis, a visiting professor in the Department of Mathematics juggles both roles. “I love math, and there aren’t very many people who I can talk to about things like equations,...
Three Minutes to Victory

Three Minutes to Victory

Lawrence Barrett was named the 2015 CPMS Three-Minute Thesis winner on Friday, February 20. Three-Minutes Thesis (or 3MT) is an annual competition requiring participants to present their graduate research in three minutes or less, using just one slide and language the...