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July 12, 2024
MATHEMATICS - Jaida Ross and Klaudia Kazimierska have earned spots on the 2023-24 College Sports Communications (CSC) Academic All-America Team. Kazimierska, who is majoring in mathematics, was voted to the second team. She's representing Poland at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris in the 1500-meter track and field event.
July 3, 2024
Three College of Arts and Sciences researchers have received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious honor for early-career faculty members in the past year: Luca Mazzucato (biology, mathematics and physics), Brittany Erickson (computer science and earth sciences) and Julia Widom (chemistry). Known as the CAREER Awards, the organization recognizes and fosters rising stars by funding innovative research.
June 7, 2024
GLOBAL HEALTH, GLOBAL STUDIES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE, PHYSICS - Where can a liberal arts degree take you? These College of Arts and Sciences seniors are charting their own course as they pursue careers in the specialty coffee industry, particle physics and public service.
May 24, 2024
MATHEMATICS - The online publication 3 Quarks Daily features PhD student Samantha Platt and Professor Ellen Eischen's recent talk about Gaussian Periods.
May 17, 2024
MATHEMATICS - Why did we all have to learn the quadratic formula in middle school? Is learning how to find the roots of a polynomial actually useful? Professor Benson Farb from the University of Chicago will answer those questions during the Department of Mathematics' 2024 Niven Lecture at 4 p.m. Monday, May 20, in 110 Fenton Hall. Farb will present a second lecture on "Rigidity of moduli spaces and algebro-geometric constructions" May 21 at 4 p.m. 110 Fenton Hall
May 6, 2024
MATHEMATICS - Toys and the Pixar production company are the focus of two events hosted by the Department of Mathematics. Tadashi Tokieda, a professor of mathematics at Stanford University, speaks as part of a lecture series on Friday, May 10, in Fenton Hall, Room 110.
May 1, 2024
COMPUTER SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS, PSYCHOLOGY - Success at the University of Oregon looks different for each student, from academic achievement to personal growth to career readiness.
February 26, 2024
MATHEMATICS - KEZI featured the fifth annual Eugene Youth Math Festival at McArthur Court. “Our goal is to inspire kids to learn more math by presenting them with a lot of different math-related activities, games, and experiments and see the beauty of it,” said Maria Nemirovskaya of the Department of Mathematics. “It's not just number crunching but that there's a lot behind actual math.”
February 13, 2024
MATHEMATICS - Children in the Eugene-Springfield area will have the opportunity to explore games, problem-solving activities, crafts and other hands-on math activities at the Eugene Youth Math Festival in McArthur Court Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
November 20, 2023
MATHEMATICS - Professor Emeritus Gary Seitz passed away on Oct. 30, 2023. For 35 years, Seitz was a faculty member of the Department of Mathematics, serving as the department head at times and later as associate dean of the Division of Natural Sciences and publishing research.
November 15, 2023
MATHEMATICS - Professor Victor Ostrik received the 2024 Chevalley Prize in Lie Theory, awarded by the American Mathematical Society. The citation for this year's prize acknowledges Ostrik "for his fundamental contributions to the theory of tensor categories, which have already found deep applications in modular representation theory and Lie theory."
June 28, 2023
MATHEMATICS - University of Oregon undergrad Abby Lewis published a children’s book titled The Forest of Numbers in early June that introduces elementary school-aged students to mathematical concepts.
June 20, 2023
DATA SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS - Graduating students offer parting words and reflect on their time at the University of Oregon.
April 3, 2023
MATHEMATICS - UO senior Azusena Rosales Suares always did well in math. Her secret: find the patterns. Plus, from an early age math offered an escape into a world with its own universal language.
February 17, 2023
MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS - The University of Oregon will host two STEM-forward events Feb. 25: the Eugene Youth Math Festival and the Central Western Oregon Science Expo, both spearheaded by College of Arts and Sciences faculty members.