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Student organized and lead "Directed Reading Program" (DRP)

June 10, 2021

Graduate and undergraduate students have teamed up to offer the "Directed Reading program" (DRP).  This is the brainchild of first-year graduate student Austin Bell who benefited from such a program in his undergraduate institution, he has found... read more

Alumni Sara Pollock receives CAREER Award

June 9, 2021

Sara Pollock graduated in 2007 with a BS in Applied Mathematics from UNM  and a minor in Physics. She worked with former UNM Mathematics and Statistics Department  Professor Vageli Coutsias.  She went on to receive a MS from the University of... read more

2021 Graduate Studies Summer Dissertation Writing Awards

May 7, 2021

Three of our advanced graduate students: Abdel Mohamed, Chamsol Park, and Zachary Stevens have been selected to receive 2021 Graduate Studies Summer Dissertation Writing Award (part of a pilot project OGS is running this summer). Congratulations!  ... read more

Fletcher Christensen received UNM teaching award

May 3, 2021

Please join me in congratulating Fletcher Christensen, Assistant Professor in Statistics, who has received a university wide 2020-21 New Teacher of the Year Award!!! Well done Fletcher, you make us proud! The virtual award ceremony will be held on ... read more

2020-21 UNM-PNM Math Contest in UNMnews

April 22, 2021

The UNM-PNM Math Contest's  Award Ceremony was held online on Saturday April 17, 2021. Co-directors Zeb Chaudhry and Gleb Zhelezov reimagined the contests in covid times and run both rounds remotely and successfully. It was heart-warming to meet the... read more

AMS Fall Western Sectional Meeting - October 23-24, 2021

April 7, 2021

The AMS Fall Western Sectional Meeting will take place on October 23-24, 2021, it was originally planned to be held at UNM, but it will be a virtual meeting. The in-person meeting was moved to Fall 2023.  Despite our fears our department and... read more

2008 UNM PhD graduates Jessica Deshler and Ralph Gomez featured in Lathisms 2020 Calendar

April 3, 2021

Two UNM  PhD 2008 graduates, Jessica Deshler and Ralph Gomez, were featured in the 2020 Lathisms Calendar. Dr, Jessica Deshler received her PhD in mathematics under the supervision of  Kristin Umland in 2008. Jessica is now Professor of Mathematics... read more

Former faculty Vakhtang Putkaradze featured in SIAM News

April 3, 2021

Former Applied Mathematics faculty member Vakhtang Putkaradze was featured in the SIAM News on a joint article "Control and Integrability in Figure Skating" Dr. Putkaradze came to UNM in 1999 as an Asistant Professor, received tenure and was... read more

Roger Entringer passed away

January 9, 2021

UNM Alumni and Emeritus Professor Roger Entringer passed away last year. His former PhD student Joseph Barr shared the sad news. Dr Entringer earned his Ph.D. at the University of New Mexico in 1963 with Dissertation: Some Properties of Certain Sets... read more

In-service Week Schedule, Spring 2021

January 7, 2021

Schedule for Spring 2021 In-Service Also in pdf format. All meetings will be conducted online via Zoom.  Links to Zoom meetings will be emailed prior to the sessions.   Thursday, January 14 General Meetings: 9:00-10:00 General Meeting for all PTIs... read more

Deborah Sulsky featured in the Notices of the AMS

October 30, 2020

Deborah Sulsky and coauthors article on "Modeling Sea Ice" just appeared in the November issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). Over the past decade or so, research on modeling sea ice and its role in Earth’s climate system... read more

Memorial website for Reuben Hersh

October 9, 2020

Daniel Hersh, Reuben Hersh's son, shared the following permanent memorial website for Reuben: You can find in here remembrances, photos, obituaries, tributes, articles, interviews, CV, even... read more

UNM Welcomes New Faculty, Visiting Professor, and Postdoctoral Fellow

August 31, 2020

Please join us in welcoming Owen Lewis, Junqing Qian and Gleb Zhelezov. Owen Lewis, PhD, Assistant Professor Owen is an applied mathematician and received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of California Davis where he worked under... read more

Welcome Tanya Jo Oates as Department Administrator

August 27, 2020

Tanya Jo Oates joined the Department on June 1st as the new Department Administrator replacing Deborah Moore who retired on May 1st. Tanya arrived in the middle of the pandemic without having a chance to meet all of us in person. Nevertheless, she... read more

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