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Mathematics and Statistics 2022 Graduation

May 13, 2022

On Friday  May 13, 2022 we will have the Mathematics and Statistics 2022 virtual graduation ceremony.  Come to celebrate our wonderful BS, MS and PhD students who are closing one chapter and moving on with their lives and analytical skills to do... read more

Prof. Guoyi Zhang receives ASA/NCHS fellowship

May 2, 2022

Join me in congratulating  Associate Professor, Guoyi Zhang for receiving an American Statistical Association/National Center for Health Statistics (ASA/NCHS) 12-month fellowship. The ASA & NCHS Research Fellowship Program bridges the gap... read more

Rooms and Schedule for Common Final Exams on Monday May 9th, 2022

May 1, 2022

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 .

Graduate student Austin Bell and Part-Time Instructor Marina Popova win teaching awards

April 25, 2022

Please join me in congratulating Austin Bell who just won a 2021-22 Susan Deese-Roberts Teaching Assistant of the Year Award and  Marina Popova who just won a 2021-22 Online Teacher of the Year Award. Austin has distinguished himself teaching and... read more

Undergraduate Valerie Fong and Alumni Kaitlin O'Dell get NSF GRFP awards

April 14, 2022

The recipients of this year's NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP) are out: Nine UNM current or former undergraduate students were selected. Among them two of our  ... read more

ASSURE recipients presenting posters at 2nd Annual Team Research Symposium

April 6, 2022

The following students from our department are presenting at the 2nd Annual Team Research Symposium which will be held as a hybrid event from April 19th – 21st.  Check the link as there are a number of interesting talks, panels and activities that... read more

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