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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.

Warahena-Liyanage to Defend Applied Mathematics Master’s Thesis

Gayan Warahena-Liyanage will defend his thesis for the MS in Applied Mathematics on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Stright Hall, room 232, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/25/2015 1:10:04 PM

Larry Feldman Retirement Celebration

Join the Mathematics Department for a retirement celebration on Saturday, March 21, honoring Larry Feldman for 29 years of dedicated service.

Posted on 3/18/2015 11:43:05 AM

Data Visualization Workshops, Sponsored by Mathematics Department and S-COAM Program

The workshops, both on Friday, February 27, are facilitated by Rafael Matos, president of the Military Operations Research Society, and will examine and highlight some of the proven, most effective ways to set up and display analytical information in simple, yet effective pictures.

Posted on 2/10/2015 3:19:23 PM

Mathematica Workshops: Sponsored by the Mathematics Department and S-COAM Program

The Mathematics Department and the S-COAM program are sponsoring two workshops presented by Ed Donley on the powerful software Mathematica.

Posted on 1/26/2015 12:59:11 PM

Pararai Publishes Article on Generalized Power Lindley Distribution

Dr. Mavis Pararai of the Mathematics Department had the article “A New Class of Generalized Power Lindley Distribution with Applications to Lifetime Data” which she co-authored with Gayan Warahena-Liyanage (a student in the M.S. Applied Mathematics program) and Broderick O. Oluyede, published in Theoretical Mathematics & Applications.

Posted on 12/15/2014 8:51:29 AM

Flowers Presents Invited Talk on Rational Numbers, Trees, and Counting Partitions to Shippensburg Mathematics Department

Tim Flowers of the Mathematics Department presented an overview of the Calkin-Wilf tree, including how it may be used to enumerate the rational numbers, on December 4, 2014.

Posted on 12/11/2014 7:56:06 AM

Mathematics Tutoring Times Set for Final Exam Week

Mathematics tutoring times for final exam week have been announced.

Posted on 12/3/2014 8:40:24 AM

  • Mathematics Department
  • Stright Hall, Room 233
    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2608
  • Fax: 724-357-7908
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.