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Mathematics Department News

Here you will find the latest news from the Mathematics Department. If you have any news you would like us to share, just e-mail it to and we will add it. You can also browse past issues of Stright Lines, our department newsletter.  Check back often (or subscribe to our RSS feed!) for updates.

Yerger and Donley Receive Grant to Develop Image Analysis Software to Measure Irregular Leaf Shapes from Insect Feeding

Ellen Yerger, Biology Department, and H. Edward Donley, Mathematics Department, were awarded a PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Committee grant for their project, “Development of image analysis software measuring irregular leaf shapes from insect feeding on native and non-native plants.”

Posted on 4/14/2014 9:50:07 AM

Alumnus Noel to Speak on Careers in Web Analysis

Bill Noel, MS Applied Mathematics ’12, will speak to students on Friday, March 28, 2014, about his career as a web analyst.

Posted on 3/12/2014 8:07:48 AM

Stocker to Offer Workshops on R Statistical Software

Russ Stocker of the Mathematics Department is offering workshops on the R statistical package on March 5 and 12, 2014.

Posted on 2/28/2014 3:41:44 PM

Alumnus Aion Helps Organize edcampPGH Professional Development for Teachers

Justin Aion (Mathematics ’04), an eighth-grade math teacher in the Woodland Hill School District, is one of the organizers of edcampPGH, a free conference designed specifically for teachers and their needs.

Posted on 2/26/2014 8:15:50 AM

INFORMS Speaker Matos to Visit Mathematics Department

Rafael Matos will visit the Mathematics Department on  on February 21, 2014, as part of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Speaker Program, where he will give three presentations.

Posted on 2/7/2014 9:39:54 AM

IUP Students to Participate in the COMAP Mathematical Contest in Modeling

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. 

Posted on 1/30/2014 12:06:02 PM

Mathematics Students Named Provost Scholars

Twenty-five students with majors in Mathematics Department programs have been named Provost Scholars for Fall 2013.

Posted on 12/20/2013 8:51:13 AM

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