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Mike Nakamaye featured in the Notices of the AMS

January 12, 2020

Mike Nakamaye with coauthors including former department  faculty member Kristin Umland published the article "The Number Line: Unifying the Evolving Definition of Number in K-12 Mathematics"   that appeared in the October 2019 issue of the Notices... read more

Reuben Hersh passed away

January 5, 2020

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Reuben Hersh's passing on Jan 3, 2020 in his appartment at Brookdale in Santa Fe, NM.   Some of us had the pleasure to meet Reuben, enjoy his wit and erudition as well as his kindness and warmth.... read more

Anna Skripka featured in the Notices of the AMS

January 5, 2020

Anna Skripka's article on Untangling Noncommutatitvity with Operator Integrals  just appered in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) January 2020 issue. Enjoy a good reading!

Terry Loring elected a 2020 Fellow of the AMS

November 23, 2019

Professor Terry Loring has been elected a 2020 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society For contributions to K-theory for operator algebras, for applications in theoretical physics, and for interdisciplinary work involving computer science,... read more

John Shadid awarded the USACM Thomas J. R. Hughes Medal for CFD

November 20, 2019

National Laboratories Professor John Shadid, has been awarded the U.S. Association of Computational Mechanics (USACM) Thomas J. R. Hughes Medal for CFD. The award was given with both his Sandia and UNM Math affiliation: For outstanding and sustained... read more

Anna Skripka one of three Invited Addresses at AMS Sectional Meeting

November 6, 2019

​Professor Anna Skripka is one of three invited addresses at the 2019 Fall Western Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society held at University of California--Riverside (this is quite an honor). A short introduction to her talk appeared... read more

Three Graduate Students present Posters at UNM Shared Knowledge Conference

November 6, 2019

Three of our graduate students are presenting posters at the 2019 Shared Knowledge Conference organized by UNM Graduate Studies. The students are Chamsol Park (Pure Mathematics, advisor Prof Matt Blair), Kellin Rumsey (Statistics, advisor Prof... read more

Sr. Lecturer Derek Martinez pairs yoga with calculus for success

October 10, 2019

Read more about innovative Senior Lecturer Derek Martinez's new course-pairing model at the UNM Newsroom: "Using yoga to boost math scores".   Also, see the KRQE story from Oct 10, 2019.    

Terry Loring, mathematical physics and high performance computing

October 5, 2019

Read more about Prof Loring's contribution to mathematical physics in his recent paper, A Guide to the Bott Index and Localizer Index, and at the UNM Center for Advanced Research Computing.

Jeopardy! for Jason Zuffranieri, Math & Stat previous Part-time Instructor and UNM Alumnus

July 27, 2019

Jason Zuffranieri was a Math & Stat part-time instructor (PTI) with the Math Learning Lab (MaLL) during Fall 2012 and Spring 2013.  He started his winning streak on Jeopardy! on 7/19/19 winning a 6-day total of $137,300 at the end of Season 35... read more

AnaMaria Perez wins top in Mathematics Category at ISEF

May 20, 2019

Congratulations to AnaMaria Perez of Albuquerque Academy!  She won the top award in Mathematics along with recognition from NSA, Mu Alpha Theta and the AMS at ISEF last week for her project: Classifying magic squares and their symmetries using a... read more

Patricia Oakley wins Weber Teaching Award!

April 23, 2019

Patricia Oakley is the recipient of the William P. and Heather W. Weber Teaching Excellence Award this year. Congratulations!

Bibiana Seng is invited to Washington D.C. to showcase her research, congratulations!

April 8, 2019

Bibiana Seng is invited to Washington D.C. to showcase her research, congratulations! Here is the link to the UNM news and here is the link to the... read more

Full-time lecturer position in statistics!

April 4, 2019

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of New Mexico is hiring a full-time lecturer beginning August 2019. Duties include developing and coordinating two new statistics courses, "Statistical Literacy" and "Statistics for... read more

Dmitry Panchenko was awarded a 2019 Simons Fellow!

March 21, 2019

Dmitry Panchenko a UNM PhD graduate (2002, advisor Vladimir Koltchinskii) and currently a Professor at the University of Toronto, Canada, was awarded a 2019 Simons Fellow. These are very competitive awards. For the list of 2019 awardees see https://... read more