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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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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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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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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.
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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 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.
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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 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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Ernie Walker of the Mathematics Department will speak on “Order Statistics, Pascal’s Triangle, and the Pennsylvania Lottery” on April 14, 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.
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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?”
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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.”
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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.
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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.
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A consortium of colleges and universities, including IUP, is coordinating a Math and Science Interview/Recruitment Day on February 18, 2011.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The mandatory meeting for all new majors in the Mathematics Department (Applied Mathematics, Economics/Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematics Educatiion) will take place on Thursday, September 2, 2010, from 3:30 to 4:45 in rooms Stright 226/229.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Mathematics Professor John Lattanzio will a give a colloquium entitled “Partition Types” on Tuesday, April 14, at 3:30 in Stright Hall, room 302.
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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.”
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Applications for Mathematics Department scholarships are due March 11, 2009, and the scholarship banquet will be held April 17, 2009.
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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.
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The Mathematics Department is now accepting registration materials for our annual high school mathematics competition, to be held on May 4, 2009.
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The Conference Planning Committee invites you to present at the upcoming Teachers Teaching with Technology (T3) Conference.
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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.
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The IUP Preservice Teachers of Mathematics will meet on Wednesday, February 11.
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The Mathematics Department will host a regional Teachers Teaching with Technology™ (T3™) Conference on Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, 2009. The conference is open to all Kindergarten to university educators interested in using educational technology to enhance teaching and learning
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