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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.

2014 Homecoming Breakfast for Computer Science and Mathematics Alumni

Alumni from the Computer Science Department and Mathematics Department are invited to the annual Homecoming Breakfast on October 11.

Posted on 9/26/2014 2:19:31 PM

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Speaker, Sponsored by S-COAM and Mathematics Department

Peter Vanden Bosch will give three talks at IUP on October 22, 2014, as part of the INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Speakers Program. The talks should be of interest to undergraduates of all levels.

Posted on 10/6/2014 2:00:47 PM

Chrispell and Donley to Give Workshops on Python Programming Language

John Chrispell and Ed Donley of the Mathematics Department will present two workshops on the Python programming language on October 9 and October 16, 2014.

Posted on 9/25/2014 8:53:50 AM

Johnson Visits IUP to Speak on Jobs and Preparation for Actuaries

Brian Johnson, a senior vice president at Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, will be at IUP on September 30 to discuss careers as an actuary.

Posted on 9/24/2014 8:30:06 AM

Flowers to Speak on Generalized Binary Tree Counting

Tim Flowers of the Mathematics Department will present “Generalized Binary Tree Counting” on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

Posted on 9/18/2014 9:36:19 AM

Colen Presents Paper on Math Talk

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.

Posted on 9/10/2014 2:03:52 PM

Mathematics Colloquium: How to Beat Your Neighbor at Precision Bowling

Nandor Sieben from Northern Arizona University will present this talk on Wednesday, September 10.

Posted on 9/5/2014 8:32:57 AM

Chrispell Working to Grow More Strawberries in California

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.

Posted on 8/26/2014 8:57:37 AM

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    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
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