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On Saturday, September 24, IUP hosted a workshop for Section NExT, part of the national program Project NExT, which aids in
the professional development of mathematicians, statisticians, and
mathematics educators after they receive their doctoral degrees.
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Mary Lou Metz, Associate Professor of Mathematics, presented a session at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference in San Francisco. The session was titled "The Mathematics Teaching Practices as a Framework for Working with Pre-Service Teacher."
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Rachelle Bouchat of the Mathematics Department and her collaborator, Tricia Muldoon of Armstrong State University, had their paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Algebra, Combinatorics, Discrete Structures, and Applications.
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Yong Colen of the Mathematics Department and Jung Colen of the Developmental Studies Department, along with co-author Jinho Kim (Daegu National University of Education, South Korea), published a chapter in Mathematics Education in Korea: Contemporary Trends in Researches in Korea.
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Ian Bright, Derek Hanely, Victoria Jakicic, and Sky Semone presented
talks at the Youngstown State University Pi Mu Epsilon Conference
on Undergraduate Research on Saturday, February 20.
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Francisco Alarcón of the Mathematics Department was recently invited to serve on the board of directors for Teachers2Teachers International (T2T-I), which organizes teacher trips to partner experienced K-12 U.S. teachers with teachers in other countries.
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Mavis Pararai of the Mathematics Department
had the article “Kumaraswamy Lindley Poisson Distribution: Theory and
Applications,” which she co-authored with Gayan Warahena-Liyanage (a
graduate of the MS Applied Mathematics program) and Broderick Oluyede,
published in Asian Journal of Mathematics and Applications, Volume 2015.
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Professors Yong Colen and Channa Navaratna of the Mathematics Department
and Jung Colen, department alumna and instructor in the Developmental
Studies Department, presented "Power Indices and U.S.
Presidential Elections" on October 22, 2015, at a regional NCTM
conference in Atlantic City, N.J.
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Francisco Alarcón of the Mathematics Department is part of a six-person advisory team to the Galápagos Conservancy and the Ministry of Education of Ecuador.
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Yong Colen of the Mathematics Department was selected as an International Facilitation Fellow of the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin.
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Russ Stocker will give participants a hands-on introduction to R,
on open source software environment for statistical computing and
graphics, on September 22 and September 24.
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Join the Mathematics Department for a retirement celebration on Saturday, March 21, honoring Larry Feldman for 29 years of dedicated service.
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Mathematics tutoring times for final exam week have been announced.
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Yong Colen of the Mathematics Department presented “Elementary School Teachers' Facilitation of Math Talk” at the 27th International Conference of the Jangjeon Mathematical Society in South Korea.
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John Chrispell from the Mathematics Department is helping to grow strawberries in California as part of a group of mathematicians working on
optimal strategies for agricultural groundwater use.
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The Mathematics Department is sponsoring three teams of undergraduate students to participate in the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) Mathematical Contest in Modeling.
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Veena Mendiratta of Alcatel-Lucent will give three lectures on September 30, 2013, about learning from software failure data, predicting subscriber churn, and a career talk for undergraduate students.
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Ed Donley of the Mathematics Department will be offering two workshops on MATLAB, a high-level programming language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, and programming.
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The Mathematics Department hosted 174 students from 21 area schools at the competition on May 17, 2013.
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The Mathematics Department held its commencement ceremony in Stright Hall on May 18, 2013, after the main university Commencement ceremony at Kovalchick Complex.
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The Mathematics Department awarded scholarships at its annual Awards Banquet on May 10, 2013.
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Three students in the M.S. in Applied Mathematics program presented their work at two regional mathematics conferences.
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IUP Preservice Teachers of Mathematics will host Family Math Night for elementary school children and parents on on Friday, April 26, 2013.
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Asheligh Craig, Megan Labant, and Theresa Scarnati, students from the Mathematics Department, presented their work during the IUP Research Appreciation Week, April 1–5, 2013.
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Jason McCarty, Mathematics Department, along with coauthor Nicholas Kuhn (University of Virginia), has published the article "The mod 2 Homology of Infinite Loopspaces" in Algebraic and Geometric Topology, March 24, 2013.
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Ryan Grove, candidate for the degree of Master of Science, will defend his master’s thesis titled “Immersed Boundary Modeling of Journal Bearings in a Viscoelastic Fluid” on April 9, 2013,
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Over 200 faculty and students from the region are expected to attend the spring meeting for the Allegheny Mountain Section of the MAA on April 5–6, 2013
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Ed Donley and Brian Sharp from the Mathematics Department “won” the Preservice Teachers of Mathematics annual Pi Day fundraiser. Both will take pies in the face on March 14, 2013.
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The article, coauthored by Russell Stocker, Mathematics Department, appeared in Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (June 2013).
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Students with majors and concentrates within the Mathematics Department are encouraged to apply for scholarships given out by the department. The deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m. on March 27, 2013.
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Channa Navaratna and Yong Colen, Mathematics Department, copublished “Integration of Logic Circuit Boards in Teaching Truth Tables” in the MathAMATYC Educator Journal (February 2013 issue).
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John Chrispell of the Mathematics Department will present a workshop, “Introduction to Sage,” on February 13, 2013. Cosponsored by S-COAM.
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John Chrispell, Mathematics Department, coauthored “An Actuated Elastic Sheet Interacting with Passive and Active Structures in a Viscoelastic Fluid,” which appears in the January 31, 2013, issue of Physics of Fluids.
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Three S-COAM alumni will be speaking to undergraduate students about careers and graduate school on Friday, November 30, 2012. The alumni will talk about their careers, goals, and academic path and then take questions from the audience.
Posted on 11/26/2012 8:38:48 AM
Yong Colen of the Mathematics Department coauthored two chapters in the book Mathematics Education in Korea: Curricular and Teaching and Learning Practices. This work gives important international and comparative perspectives and cultivates critical ideals to improve children’s mathematical thinking.
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The Mathematics Department is a cosponsor of Maya Week at IUP, a weeklong series of events. In particular, the department will sponsor talks on Maya Geometry and on Maya Arithmetic.
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Mary Lou Metz, associate professor of Mathematics, received the Outstanding Contribution to Mathematics Education Award from the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics on October 18, 2012.
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Jim Jozefowicz of the IUP Economics Department will present a Mathematics Department Colloquium, “Learning by Doing: The Benefits of Undergraduate Econometric Research for IUP Students,” on Thursday, October 18, 2012.
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Yong Colen and Channa Navaratna, Mathematics Department, along with Jung Colen, a graduate of the M.Ed. in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education program, published “Power Indices and U.S. Presidential Elections” in the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics journal, Mathematics Teacher.
Posted on 10/15/2012 11:19:43 AM
John Chrispell of the Mathematics Department will be offering a workshop on LINGO/LINDO, cosponsored by the Mathematics Department and the S-COAM program on Wednesday, October 10, 2012.
Posted on 10/5/2012 8:02:53 AM
The Scholarships–Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics (S-COAM) project has awarded its scholarships for Fall 2012.
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John Chrispell and Ed Donley from the Mathematics Department have been accepted as participants in the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis on Monday, November, 12, 2012, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Sara Del Valle, scientist/project leader in the Los Alamos National Laboratory Energy and Infrastructure Analysis Group, will visit the IUP Mathematics Department on September 26, 2012, to give three talks to students and faculty.
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The Mathematics Department welcomes Charles Lamb, who joins us from the University of Kansas.
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The Mathematics Department and the S-COAM program are cosponsoring a workshop entitled “Introduction to R” on September 5, 2012. R is a free software package commonly used for data analysis and research.
Posted on 8/31/2012 2:31:29 PM
The Mathematics Department congratulates John Lattanzio, Mary Lou Metz, Mavis Pararai, and Edel Reilly on their recent promotions. Metz, Pararai, and Reilly were also awarded tenure.
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The Math Club is getting ready to begin the 2012–2013 academic year. Interested students should contact Tim Flowers so he can set up a meeting time that works for the most students.
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John Lattanzio, Department of Mathematics, and Quan Zheng (M.S. ’10) published “Generalized Matrix Graphs and Completely Independent Critical Cliques in any Dimension” in Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory.
Posted on 6/28/2012 11:28:30 AM
Almost 150 students from 18 area schools came to IUP for the annual High School Mathematics Competition on May 11, 2012.
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The Mathematics Department held its commencement ceremony in Stright Hall on May 12, 2012, after the main university Commencement ceremony at Kovalchick Complex. This year’s department ceremony was the largest it has been for over 20 years.
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The Mathematics Department awarded scholarships at its annual Awards Banquet on May 4, 2012.
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Mathematics Department professors Francisco Alarcón, Mary Lou Metz, and Edel Reilly presented “Preparing Smart Teachers to Teach with SMART Technology” at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference on April 26, 2012.
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The schedule of student presentations for the Mathematics Department's inaugural Student Presentation Day has been set. The presentations will be on Thursday, May 3, 2012, from 2:00–5:00 in Stright Hall, rooms 202 and 232.
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This event is for children and parents in the Indiana Area School District’s elementary schools on Friday, April 20, 2012, featuring math games and activities for children from kindergarten through grade 6.
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As part of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Visiting Lecturer Program, Irene Fonseca will be at IUP on April 20, 2012, to give three presentations.
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Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to present mathematics-related scholarly work conducted during the 2011–2012 academic year. All oral presentations will take place in Stright Hall.
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Sarah Lukens from the University of Pittsburgh mathematics department will discusss this on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at 3:30 p.m. in Stright Hall, room 329.
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Four current IUP students will share their experiences in preparing for the GRE and provide suggestions for preparing the graduate school application. The discussion will take place on March 30, 2012, in Stright Hall, room 327.
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The Mathematics Department and the S-COAM program will hold a two-hour workshop on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, from 6:35–8:35 p.m. in Stright Hall, room 220.
Posted on 2/20/2012 12:07:24 PM
Commencement for May graduates in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (which includes all of the Mathematics Department degree programs) will be held on Saturday, May 12, at 9:00 a.m. at Kovalchick Complex.
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The Mathematics Department will host Andy Dorsett from Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica, on Friday, February 24, 2012, from 3:30–4:30 p.m.
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A multi-week hands-on workshop on SMART boards and other SMART products will be offered by the Mathematics Department and the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics during Spring 2012.
Posted on 2/13/2012 5:16:50 PM
The scholarship application for all Mathematics Department scholarships is now available on the Scholarship page. The application is due in the Mathematics Department office by 4:00 p.m. on March 21, 2012.
Posted on 2/6/2012 11:34:41 AM
The Scholarships-Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics (S-COAM) project has awarded its scholarships for Spring 2012.
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Rick Adkins of the Mathematics Department will present a workshop entitled “Introduction to MATLAB” on February 1, 2012, from 6:35–8:35 p.m. in Stright Hall, room 220.
Posted on 1/26/2012 9:56:18 AM
Professor John Henry Steelman retired at the end of Fall semester 2011, after nearly 26 years in the Mathematics Department.
Posted on 1/4/2012 12:16:21 PM
Janet Walker, Mathematics Department, along with five senior Mathematics Education majors, presented “Hands-On Mathematics for the Middle School” at the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics meeting on November 5, 2011.
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The free mathematics tutoring in Stright Hall will end for the Fall semester on Monday, December 12, 2011.
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Dr. Timothy Flowers will present a Mathematics Department colloquium entitled “Counting Plane Partitions” on Tuesday, December 6, 2011.
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Dr. Felix Famoye of Central Michigan University will visit the IUP Mathematics Department on Thursday and Friday, November 17–18, 2011.
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Applications for the Scholarships–Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics program (S-COAM) for Spring 2012 are due on December 9, 2011.
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Dr. John Lattanzio of the Mathematics Department had two manuscripts, both entitled “Generalized Matrix Graphs and Completely Independent Critical Cliques,” accepted for publication.
Posted on 10/13/2011 2:56:27 PM
Dr. John Lattanzio of the Mathematics Department presented his manuscript “Partition Types” at the 2011 Hawaii University International Conferences on Mathematics and Engineering, held June 13–15, 2011, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Mathematics Department majors and friends are invited to the Mathematics Department Fall Picnic on Saturday, October 8, 2011, from noon to 3:00 p.m.
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Applications are now being accepted for the Serafini Outstanding Scholars Program in Mathematics. All students whose major is in the department are eligible to apply.
Posted on 9/26/2011 7:57:52 AM
The Mathematics Department will be hosting its second annual Alumni Breakfast on October 1, 2011, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in Stright Hall, room 202.
Posted on 9/23/2011 12:08:04 PM
On Wednesday, October 12, 2011, Dr. William Browning, founder and president of Applied Mathematics, Inc., will speak at IUP as part of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Visiting Lecture Series.
Posted on 9/16/2011 8:13:48 AM
The Scholarships–Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics (S-COAM) project has awarded its scholarships for Fall 2011.
Posted on 9/16/2011 8:05:15 AM
The Mathematics Department and the S-COAM program are sponsoring two workshops on September 13 and 15, presented by Dr. Ed Donley, on the powerful software Mathematica.
Posted on 9/7/2011 3:19:35 PM
SaraJane Parsons, a senior Mathematics major, presented on “Smartphone Sensors and Wavelets” on August 5, 2011, at MathFest, the annual summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.
Posted on 8/6/2011 3:15:18 PM
Dr. Yong S. Colen, Dr. Carl Letsche, and Dr. Greg Wisloski, Department of Mathematics, participated in the annual reading and scoring of the College Board’s Advanced Placement Calculus Examinations in June 2011 in Kansas City, Mo.
Posted on 6/19/2011 5:24:19 PM
The Mathematics Department welcomed 174 students from twenty-one schools at its annual High School Mathematics Competition on May 16, 2011.
Posted on 5/23/2011 9:47:32 AM
Brianne Thomas, a junior Mathematics Education major from Homer City, was selected as the 2011 IUP Athena Young Professional Award recipient.
Posted on 5/13/2011 8:46:46 AM
The Mathematics Department held its commencement ceremony in Stright Hall on May 7, 2011, before the main university Commencement ceremony at the Kovalchick Complex.
Posted on 5/13/2011 8:40:09 AM
The Mathematics Department awarded scholarships at its annual Awards Banquet on April 29, 2011.
Posted on 5/13/2011 8:12:17 AM
Jung Colen, a student in the M.Ed. in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education program, has been selected to attend the workshops in May 2011.
Posted on 4/29/2011 12:28:29 PM
Dr. Alvaro Nosedal-Sanchez of the Mathematics Department will give a colloquium entitled “Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Spaces for Penalized Regression: A Tutorial” on Wednesday, April 27, 2011.
Posted on 4/25/2011 8:07:46 AM
Ernie Walker of the Mathematics Department will speak on “Order Statistics, Pascal’s Triangle, and the Pennsylvania Lottery” on April 14, 2011.
Posted on 4/12/2011 7:53:17 AM
Jung Colen, a student in the M.Ed. in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education program, presented at two conferences on her experience in teaching map coloring to a second-grade student.
Posted on 4/11/2011 2:49:03 PM
Three students in the M.S. in Applied Mathematics program will present “Developing Efficient Airplane Boarding Strategies” at the Allegheny Mountain Section of the Mathematical Association of America meeting, April 8, 2011.
Posted on 4/7/2011 5:22:47 PM
Jessica Schnebel ’10 received the Teacher Work Sample Award at the Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Poster Session on April 4, 2011.
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Mathematics alumnus Paul Rossman will present his research on predicting a minor league player’s chances of making it to the major leagues at the Heinz History Center.
Posted on 3/30/2011 3:56:45 PM
Dr. Dave Sobecki, Miami University (Ohio), will visit the Mathematics Department and give a talk for faculty on March 31, “Of Elephants, Fuzzy Dogs, and Teaching Backwards: A Story about Making Your Course Engaging,” and for students on April 1, “Dude, Just How Big IS Infinity?”
Posted on 3/30/2011 8:36:37 AM
Dr. Tim Flowers, of the Mathematics Department, will give a colloquium talk on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, on “An Overview of the Quadratic Sieve Factoring Algorithm.”
Posted on 3/28/2011 12:34:10 PM
Dr. Mary Lou Metz of the Mathematics Department has been appointed chair of the Editorial Panel of the journal Student Explorations in Mathematics.
Posted on 3/18/2011 3:04:07 PM
Dr. Russell Stocker and Dr. Akim Adekpedjou had their manuscript “Optimal Goodness-of-Fit Tests for Recurrent Event Data,” recently accepted for publication in the journal Lifetime Data Analysis.
Posted on 2/27/2011 3:14:10 PM
In collaboration with the Carnegie Mellon Institute for Talented Elementary and Secondary Students (C-MITES), Dr. Yong Colen of the Mathematics Department will teach two courses at IUP.
Posted on 2/23/2011 11:23:14 AM
Dr. Yu-Ju Kuo, Mathematics Department, will present an information session for mathematics students on applying to graduate schools and on exams and certificates that might be useful in obtaining entry-level positions in sciences and mathematics.
Posted on 2/21/2011 8:11:31 AM
Drs. Yu-Ju Kuo and Rick Adkins, Mathematics Department, received $449,866 from the National Science Foundation for two additional years for their Scholarships–Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics (S-COAM) grant project.
Posted on 2/21/2011 8:02:04 AM
Dr. Yong S. Colen of the Mathematics Department gave a presentation, “The PDE’s Standards Aligned System (SAS) for Higher Education Faculty,” at the Pennsylvania Department of Education-sponsored Standards Aligned System Institute: Bridging Research and Practice.
Posted on 2/16/2011 10:49:31 AM
Dr. Yong S. Colen of the Mathematics Department will serve a two-year term as president of the Mathematics Council of Western Pennsylvania.
Posted on 2/16/2011 10:43:18 AM
Alvaro Nosedal-Sanchez joined the Mathematics Department in January 2011.
Posted on 2/16/2011 10:13:50 AM
Students who wish to apply for one of the Mathematics Department’s endowed scholarships for 2011–2012 should download the application form from the scholarship page.
Posted on 1/26/2011 8:06:00 AM
The Scholarships–Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics (S-COAM) project has awarded its Spring 2011 scholarships.
Posted on 1/24/2011 10:24:56 AM
A consortium of colleges and universities, including IUP, is coordinating a Math and Science Interview/Recruitment Day on February 18, 2011.
Posted on 1/18/2011 9:24:16 AM
Brian E. Johnson, a vice president at Swiss Reinsurance America, will be at IUP to speak to interested students about the actuarial profession on January 26, 2011.
Posted on 1/18/2011 8:04:37 AM
Dr. John Lattanzio of the Mathematics Department had his manuscript, “Partition Types,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing.
Posted on 12/9/2010 11:31:44 AM
Mathematics professor John Lattanzio and graduate student Quan Zheng will present “Matrix Graphs and Completely Independent Critical Cliques,” parts I and II, on Thursday, December 9, and Friday December 10, 2010.
Posted on 12/8/2010 2:38:35 PM
Dr. Mary Lou Metz, a faculty member in the Mathematics Department, recently published an article on using GAISE and NCTM standards as frameworks for teaching probability and statistics to pre-service elementary and middle school mathematics teachers.
Posted on 12/7/2010 9:26:24 AM
The free math tutoring supplied by graduate students will end for the semester on Monday, December 13, 2010.
Posted on 12/3/2010 1:00:30 PM
Brian E. Johnson, a vice president at Swiss Reinsurance America, will be at IUP to speak to interested students about the actuarial profession on December 2, 2010.
Posted on 11/19/2010 8:02:42 AM
Dr. John Lattanzio of the Mathematics Department had his manuscript, “Edge Double-Critical Graphs,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Mathematics and Statistics.
Posted on 10/27/2010 12:33:56 PM
Paul Rossman (M.S. Applied Math, 2008) will present a Mathematics Department colloquium titled “Talkin’ Baseball” on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. in Stright Hall, Room 302.
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Dr. David Ross, professor of mathematics at Rochester Institute of Technology, will come to IUP as a Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) visiting lecturer on November 3, 2010, sponsored by the S-COAM program and the Department of Mathematics.
Posted on 10/7/2010 8:07:10 AM
Dr. Yong Colen of the Department of Mathematics facilitated a workshop titled “Making Sense of Mathematics” for the seventh and eighth grade mathematics teachers at the Archdiocese of New York in October 2010.
Posted on 10/6/2010 11:48:07 AM
Professor Francisco Alarcón of the Mathematics Department and undergraduate student Jennifer Casanova received a $3,700 award to attend the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science conference.
Posted on 9/14/2010 3:33:48 PM
Dr. Mary Lou Metz of the Mathematics Department is one of the co-authors of Georgia Middle School Mathematics, a student textbook series spanning grades six, seven, and eight.
Posted on 9/10/2010 12:22:31 PM
The IUP Secondary Mathematics Education Program received full national accreditation in July 2010 from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Posted on 9/7/2010 2:26:48 PM
Tim Flowers and Russell Stocker joined the Mathematics Department in August 2010.
Posted on 9/7/2010 2:18:43 PM
Dr. Janet Walker of the Mathematics Department co-authored the chapter “Digital Video in Mathematics Education” in the book Teaching with Digital Video.
Posted on 9/7/2010 7:55:34 AM
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Posted on 9/2/2010 8:44:51 AM
Dr. Yong S. Colen of the Mathematics Department authored “Funny Face Contest: A Formative Assessment” in the August 2010 issue of Mathematics Teacher.
Posted on 9/1/2010 2:35:24 PM
Dr. Yong S. Colen, of the Mathematics Department, facilitated a workshop titled “Base Ten Understanding: Teaching Addition and Subtraction through a Problem-Solving Context.”
Posted on 9/1/2010 2:29:44 PM
The mandatory meeting for all new majors in the Mathematics Department (Applied Mathematics, Economics/Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematics Education) will take place on Thursday, September 2, 2010, from 3:30 to 4:45 in rooms Stright 226/229.
Posted on 8/26/2010 2:31:37 PM
Both Dr. Fred Morgan and Dr. Phillip Ray, of the IUP Department of Mathematics, retired from IUP over summer 2010.
Posted on 8/26/2010 2:23:12 PM
Dr. Mary Lou Metz, Mathematics Department, presented “Using Misconceptions and Student Thinking to Deepen Teachers’ Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching” at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference.
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Math 105–College Algebra and Math 115–Applied Math for Business will be offered at IUP’s Monroeville site for the first time this summer during Summer Session I from June 1 through July 2, 2010.
Posted on 4/5/2010 10:36:06 AM
Mathematics Education major Hayley Markoff published an article, “Women in Mathematics: Still a Man’s World?” in the Women and Mathematics Education (WME) newsletter.
Posted on 3/23/2010 6:08:28 PM
Dr. Janet Walker, Department of Mathematics, co-authored a guest editorial, “Digital Videos as Tools for Learning Mathematics” in the Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Journal.
Posted on 3/23/2010 5:53:36 PM
Dr. Alfred Dahma presented “Generalized Roundedness and the Schatten Class, Parts I and II” to IUP Mathematics Department students and faculty on March 16 and 23, 2010.
Posted on 3/23/2010 5:21:25 PM
Dan Ross, a student of M.S. in Applied Mathematics program, will give a presentation on his thesis, titled “Defining the Problem of Solving Reservi,” on March 29, 2010.
Posted on 3/23/2010 11:58:24 AM
Dr. Yong Colen, of the Mathematics Department, facilitated a workshop titled “Teaching Mathematics Equitably to All Students” on March 9 and 11, 2010, in Philadelphia.
Posted on 3/15/2010 3:19:35 PM
Three faculty members and four students of the Mathematics Department recently presented sessions at the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference held in Pittsburgh on November 5–6, 2009.
Posted on 11/11/2009 8:12:39 AM
Annalese Weldy, a senior Secondary Mathematics Education major, will give a presentation on using Smart Board Technology on Tuesday, November 17, 2009, in Stright Hall, room 202, at 3:30 p.m.
Posted on 11/6/2009 8:10:29 AM
Are you interested in learning more about mathematics? Are you anxious to make math an engaging part of your teaching day? Are you anxious to learn more about creatively teaching math to students? Learn more on November 5, 2009.
Posted on 11/3/2009 9:15:42 AM
The IUP-Preservice Teachers of Mathematics (IUP-PTM) and the Mathematics Department are sponsoring a panel discussion, “What Can I Do with a Degree in Mathematics Education?” The program will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in the Northern Suites.
Posted on 10/30/2009 7:49:39 AM
Praxis II Mathematics review sessions will be held on Tuesday, October 20 and Wednesday, October 21, 2009. The sessions will be held in Stright Hall, room 202 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Posted on 10/14/2009 9:28:06 AM
Ben Jarrett, Christine Kester, and Cody Thompson, all students in the M.S. in Applied Mathematics program, will give presentations on their internship experiences October 14, 2009, from 4:00–5:00 p.m. in Stright Hall, Room 302. All are welcome.
Posted on 10/12/2009 12:24:15 PM
The Actuary Club, for students of all majors interested in a career as an actuary, will be holding meetings in October and November.
Posted on 10/12/2009 8:28:29 AM
Dr. John Lattanzio of the Mathematics Department presented “Partition Types” at the Midwest Conference on Combinatorics, Cryptography, and Computing on October 4, 2009. This year's conference was in honor of the sixty-eighth birthday of Walter Wallis.
Posted on 10/5/2009 9:53:15 AM
Dr. Janet Walker of the Mathematics Department coauthored the article “This Rock’n’Roll Video Teaches Math” in Learning and Leading with Technology, a publication of the International Society for Technology in Education.
Posted on 9/28/2009 11:38:46 AM
If you are a secondary Mathematics Education major or an Elementary Education major with an interest in mathematics, join the IUP Preservice Teachers of Mathematics at their first meeting of the semester on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in the Northern Suites TV lounge.
Posted on 9/10/2009 11:54:45 AM
Mathematics Professor Edel Reilly presented “Writing + Math + Assessment = Opportunity: Forging New Interdisciplinary Connections.” Dr. Reilly also participated in a workshop on mathematics and fiction in Oxford, England.
Posted on 9/4/2009 8:32:22 AM
Dr. John Baker of the Mathematics Department and student Katie Bungo are featured in an article on the role of calculators in teaching mathematics in the September 2, 2009, issue of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Posted on 9/3/2009 1:51:15 PM
Paul Rossman (M.S. Applied Math ’08) had his data set “Drafted Minor League Hitters, 1992–2006” accepted in the Datasets and Stories department of the Journal of Statistics Education.
Posted on 9/1/2009 8:46:48 AM
On Thursday, September 3, 2009, at 3:30 p.m. there will be a meeting for new freshman and transfer students in the Mathematics Department.
Posted on 8/31/2009 8:39:33 AM
Professor John D. Baker of the Mathematics Department and Katie Bungo, a graduate student in the M.Ed. in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education and a Horace Mann teacher, published the article “Extra Cheese Wins” in the August 2009 issue of Teaching Children Mathematics.
Posted on 8/4/2009 10:05:04 PM
Sarah Romasco, a Mathematics Education senior, is expected to break three IUP records in soccer this coming season.
Posted on 7/21/2009 11:08:32 AM
Congratulations to Drs. Yong Colen, Brian Sharp, and Greg Wisloski, who will be promoted to the rank of associate professor effective with the Fall 2009 semester.
Posted on 7/20/2009 11:51:28 AM
Dr. Mary Lou Metz of the Mathematics Department has recently been appointed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics to serve on the editorial panel for the Students Explorations in Mathematics Committee.
Posted on 7/16/2009 12:17:21 PM
Elizabeth Ann Thomas, Goodridge Road, Northern Cambria, has been selected to receive the first Dr. Daniel A. and Diane E. Griffith Scholarship at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Posted on 7/7/2009 1:57:15 PM
The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Preservice Teachers of Mathematics (IUP-PTM) became an official affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematcs in Washington, D.C., at the NCTM Annual Delegate Assembly in April, 2009.
Posted on 6/9/2009 2:19:07 PM
Dr. Francisco Alarcón of the IUP Mathematics Department gave a presentation on Leonhard Euler and the Basel Problem at Universidad del Valle in Guatemala City.
Posted on 5/25/2009 1:52:34 AM
Among those graduating at the May 3, 2009 Commencement Ceremony were twenty students in the Mathematics Department.
Posted on 5/18/2009 12:59:11 PM
The Mathematics Department awarded scholarships for the 2009–10 academic year at a banquet on April 17, 2009.
Posted on 5/15/2009 10:27:18 AM
Dr. Larry Feldman of the Mathematics Department presented “If the Perimeter Increases, Does the Area Increase, Too?” at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics national conference on April 24, 2009.
Posted on 4/30/2009 7:55:29 AM
Dr. Edel Reilly of the Department of Mathematics recently presented “Project Math Lit: Using Children’s Literature to Equalize Mathematics Pedagogy” at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2009 annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
Posted on 4/28/2009 8:58:32 AM
Two recent Mathematics Department graduates have won New Teacher of the Year Awards for their work in Spotsylvania County (Virginia) Schools.
Posted on 4/28/2009 8:46:30 AM
John Henry Steelman of the Mathematics Department had his problem solution “Counting Permutations With Two Displacement Values” published in the May issue of The American Mathematical Monthly.
Posted on 4/27/2009 7:58:11 AM
Dr. Edel Reilly’s article “Educational Re-Visions: Integrating Visual Literacy Instruction Across the Disciplines” has been published in Engaging Creativity and Critical Thinking, a peer-reviewed book of selected readings by the International Visual Literacy Association.
Posted on 4/17/2009 9:12:18 AM
Dan Ross, a graduate student in the M.S. Applied Mathematics program, presented "Programming a Computer for Playing Reversi" at the Spring Meeting of the Allegheny Mountain Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
Posted on 4/7/2009 12:54:06 PM
Professor John Lattanzio of the Mathematics Department presented “Partition Types” at the SSHEMA spring conference at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. SSHEMA is the organization of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) educators who are involved in courses or programs that are considered
Posted on 3/30/2009 9:16:08 AM
Mathematics Professor John Lattanzio will a give a colloquium entitled “Partition Types” on Tuesday, April 14, at 3:30 in Stright Hall, room 302.
Posted on 3/26/2009 7:54:29 AM
Dr. Channa Navaratna recently presented “Radio-telemetry under Malfunctioning Receivers,” a joint work with Menaka Navaratna, in Washington, D.C.
Posted on 3/19/2009 1:38:37 PM
IUP Preservice Teachers of Mathematics has been officially recognized as an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Posted on 3/11/2009 8:50:18 AM
Dr. Felicia Wu will present the 2009 Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecture on Monday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Eberly Auditorium. Dr. Wu is a professor in the Environmental and Occupational Health Department at the University of Pittsburgh and will be presenting “Genetically Modified Foods: Benefits and Risks.”
Posted on 3/10/2009 3:48:56 PM
Senior Mathematics Education major Jennifer Price broke school records in the 200, 500, and 1000 freestyle at the PSAC Championships and became the first IUP woman to qualify for nationals since 2006. The complete story is at the IUP Athletics site.
Posted on 2/23/2009 9:01:46 AM
Applications for Mathematics Department scholarships are due March 11, 2009, and the scholarship banquet will be held April 17, 2009.
Posted on 2/19/2009 1:58:10 PM
The Mathematics Department will be holding Mathematics Praxis II review sessions on February 25 and 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Stright 202.
Posted on 2/17/2009 8:07:01 AM
The Mathematics Department is now accepting registration materials for our annual high school mathematics competition, to be held on May 4, 2009.
Posted on 2/5/2009 8:20:43 AM
The Conference Planning Committee invites you to present at the upcoming Teachers Teaching with Technology (T3) Conference.
Posted on 2/3/2009 8:33:18 AM
Mathematics Department colloquium: Traditional vs. On-line Homework in College Algebra. The colloquium will be held Tuesday, February 3, 2009 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Stright 302.
Posted on 1/28/2009 1:26:16 PM
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