2009-2010 News Archive

Math Faculty in the News — Steve Strogatz

Professor Steve Strogatz, who holds a joint appointment with the Department of Mathematics and the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is writing a series of articles for the New York Times. As he describes it in his first article: “The goal is to give you a better feeling for what math is all about and why it’s so enthralling to those who get it.” The pieces are scheduled to appear each Monday and include:

Check back for links to subsequent articles in the series.

posted February 4, 2010

Awards Presented at Department Holiday Party

Department faculty, graduate students, and staff gathered once again to celebrate the coming holiday season and the end of the fall semester. Winners of the department teaching awards were announced:

  • Ravi Ramakrishna won the senior faculty teaching award for his ability to push students to excel and to achieve a deep understanding of mathematics.
  • Guang (Dennis) Yang won the junior faculty teaching award for his ability to inspire his students in both large and small classes.
  • Benjamin Lundell and Eyvindur Pálsson share the graduate student teaching award. Ben was acknowledged for his commitment to and success in communicating mathematics to a broad audience, and Eyvindur for the clarity of his presentations and for his leadership and mentoring as a head TA.

The following graduate student awards were also presented:

posted December 8, 2009

Last modified:August 10, 2011