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Mathematics Department News: February 2011

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.

Stocker’s Manuscript on Optimal Goodness-of-Fit Tests for Recurrent Event Data Accepted for Publication

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

Colen to Teach Summer C-MITES Courses

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

Applying to Graduate School and Preparation for Mathematics Entry-Level Positions

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

Additional Funding Received for S-COAM Grant

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

Colen Speaks on “Standards Aligned System for Higher Education Faculty”

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

Colen Selected as President of Mathematics Council of Western Pennsylvania

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

Mathematics Department Welcomes New Faculty Member

Alvaro Nosedal-Sanchez joined the Mathematics Department in January 2011.

Posted on 2/16/2011 10:13:50 AM

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