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Math & Stat Faculty recognized in Advance at UNM STEM Shoutouts

August 13, 2020

Advance at UNM is currently conducting a 31 STEM Shoutouts in 31 Days campaign that features our faculty.  Congratulations to each of them for being recognized. Dr. Maria Cristina Pereyra Dr. Helen Wearing Dr. Anna Skripka

Information for Fall 2020 Class Delivery Types

July 8, 2020

All the classes and services that are part of the regular Lobo experience will be available in Fall 2020. At present, UNM is planning comprehensive health measures to enable a "hybrid" semester in which some courses are delivered face-to-face, some... read more

Precious Andrew featured in Albuquerque The Magazine

July 2, 2020

Precious Andrew, one of our long time part time instructors, who received her BS and  MS from our department, was featured in Albuquerque the Magazine. The article "Heavy Goals" recounts how Precious... read more

Wearing, Li, Schroder, Martinez and Oakley have been promoted

July 1, 2020

Join us  in congratulating  Helen Wearing who has been promoted to Full Professor in Biology and Mathematics Li Li who has been granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor in Statistics Jacob Schroder who has been given a second mid... read more

Terry Loring promoted to Distinguished Professor

June 24, 2020

Professor Terry Loring has been promoted to the rank of Distinguished Professor at the University of New Mexico, beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year. Provost Halloway wrote: You are one of several new Distinguished Professors, selected from a... read more

Congratulations Math and Stats Class of 2020

May 22, 2020

Congratulations to our graduating Undergraduate students, MS students, and PhD students!!!!  Good luck in all your future endeavors! Convocation Program Wonderful Slide Show created by Ana Parra

Masks meet Science: Pavel Lushnikov's research featured in the ABQ Journal

May 20, 2020

Masks meet Science: UNM research on the physics of masks in which our own Pavel Lushnikov plays a very important role was featured on May 6, 2020 in the Albuquerque Journal From the... read more

A team of Statistics Graduate students among top teams in NFL's bid data bowl

May 11, 2020

Statistics Graduate students Brandon DeFlon, Kellin Rumsey and Zach Stuart teamed up to compete in this year's NFL's big data bowl. UNM's team was one of three finalists behind a Harvard team that was named grand finalist in the competition. They... read more

Graduate student Clarissa Sorensen-Unruh featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education

April 30, 2020

The Provost pointed out to an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education that features one of our Statistics graduate students Clarissa Sorensen-Unruh who has a full time job at CNM as a Chemistry and Statistics instructor. Clarissa just defended... read more

Honors Thesis 2019-2020

April 26, 2020

Congratulations to the undergraduate students who completed and Honors thesis in 2019-2020 and their mentors! We are very proud of you, well done!! David Vargas, mentored by Prof. Jacob Schroder and Prof. Yi He Exploring the Folding of DNA Origami... read more

Helen Wearing featured in the New York Times

April 24, 2020

Our own Dr. Helen J. Wearing is featured in this New York Times article today April 24, 2020! Here are some quotes from the article:  “Hundreds of lives were saved because of what... read more

Nina Greenberg wins William P. and Heather W. Weber Teching Excellence Award

April 24, 2020

Our own Nina Greenberg has been selected a recipient of the William P. and Heather W. Weber Teaching Excellence Award for teaching that exemplifies the excellence across the A & S College. The letter from the Dean says: This award recognizes the... read more

David Vargas receives an Honorable Mention NSF GRFP

April 16, 2020

David Alan Vargas was awarded an Honorable Mention by the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The NSF accords Honorable Mention to meritorious applicants who do not receive Fellowship awards. This is considered a significant national academic... read more

Famous British mathematician John Horton Conway passed on April 11

April 12, 2020

John Horton Conway famous British Mathematician,  the John von Neuman Professor Emeritus at Princeton University, at died on April 11, 2020 of COVID-19. He was active in the theory of finite groups, knot theory, number theory, combinatorial game... read more

Albuquerque artist paints mural thanking local healthcare workers

April 11, 2020

You can check it out, across the street from Presbyterian Hospital in Downtown. Our own Patricia Oakley can be seen snapping a photo of the mural in the local news KOAT news segment. Per Patricia's own account: On Tuesday I was out on a walk. As is... read more