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Alumni Jack Dongarra receives 2021 Turing Award

March 31, 2022

The prestigious 2021 Turing Award went to Jack Dongarra, a UNM Ph.D. His Ph.D. is 1980 in Applied Mathematics under the supervision of Cleve Moler (the creator of Matlab and a former Professor in our Department that went to be the first chair of CS... read more

New DA Amy Hathaway, joins the Department

March 28, 2022

Our new DA, Amy Hathaway, is joining the department today.  Amy has been at UNM for many years, she was an Accountant in the Anthropology Department, then the equivalent of a DA in the Maxwell Museum (Unit Administrator), eight years ago she moved... read more

Graduate student Austin Bell gets 2021-22 Lobo leadership & Involvement Award

March 9, 2022

Math graduate student Austin Bell has been selected for this year’s 2021-22 Lobo Leadership & Involvement Awards! Austin joined the Mathematics Graduate Program at UNM in Fall 2020, in the middle of the pandemic. He created the Math Directed... read more

Sophomore Franklin Pezzuti Dyer shines at Putnam competition

February 24, 2022

Congratulations to Franklin Pezzuti Dyer on his excellent performance at the 82nd William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition. Franklin is a Sophomore at UNM studying Computer Science and Mathematics. His competition score has placed him in the... read more

Graduate student David Vargas receives Student Paper Award

February 23, 2022

David Vargas, who received his BS in Applied Mathematics from UNM in Spring 2020 and is now a graduate student in Applied Mathematics working under the direction of Prof. Jacob Schroder just received one of three Student Paper Award at the 2022... read more

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Conference (UROC), Abstracts due 2/28/22

February 10, 2022

UNM's annual UROC is coming April 7th with an abstract submission deadline of 2/28. Please visit to see upcoming workshops and to submit an abstract for either an oral, a poster, a UROC180 (3 min presentation), or submit to the... read more

Rooms for Common Final Exams on Monday Dec 13, 2021

December 3, 2021

The rooms and times assigned for the Common Final Exams  on Monday December 13, 2021 for the courses: Math 1220, Math 1240, Math 1250, Math 1430, Math 1512, Math 1522, Math 2531, Math 314 and Math 316 are posted here read more

2021-2022 UNM-PNM Math Contest First Round

November 11, 2021

The annual UNM-PNM math contest first round took place 10/30/21-11/02/21. Like last year, but unlike the years before, the contest took place online and involved 750 students from 80 schools and 38 cities and towns from across New Mexico. This year'... read more

AMS Western Sectional Meeting

November 1, 2021

The Fall Western Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society originally hosted by UNM, was held (virtually) on October 23-24, 2021. There were 479 participants, a record. Participants represented 32 countries from all continents (except... read more

Three undergraduate students awarded ASSURE Fellowships

August 24, 2021

Three of our undergraduate students were awarded 2021 ASSURE Fellowhips: Valerie Fong (mentor Assistant Professor Owen Lewis), Franklyn Pezzuti (mentor Professor Monika Nitsche), and Matias Shedden (mentor Associate Professor Stephen Lau). Here is a... read more

In-service Week Schedule, Fall 2021

August 8, 2021

Schedule for Fall 2021 In-Service See pdf schedule. Most meetings will be conducted online via Zoom, others via MS Teams or in person.  Links to Zoom meetings will be emailed prior to the sessions.   Here is the zoom invitation for Thursday 8/19/... read more

Loring and Schroder receive NSF awards

July 27, 2021

Join me congratulating Distinguished Professor Terry Loring and Assistant Professor Jacob Schroder who have recently received NSF support for their proposals: Loring's "Numerical Methods in Noncommutative Matrix Analysis" is supported by the... read more

Math and Sports at the local and global scale

July 27, 2021

Precious Andrew is a UNM graduate (2008 MS in Mathematics with a Thesis on "The mathematics of the epicycloid : a historical journey with a modern perspective" under the direction of the late Professor Alex Stone) and an adjunct instructor in our... read more

Alex Buium promoted to Distinguished Professor

July 9, 2021

Professor Alex Buium has been promoted to the rank of Distinguished Professor. The letter from the Provost said: You are one of several new Distinguished Professors, selected from an incredibly strong pool of nominations, and you join current... read more

Our own Jim Ellison, Klaus Heineman, and Oleksii Beznosov featured in the UNM news

June 17, 2021

Today in the UNM News under the heading "UNM researchers study polarization and spin dynamics in electron storage rings" is an article featuring tremendous work by our own Emeritus Professor Jim Ellison, Research Assistant Professor Klaus Heinemann... read more