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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.

Pararai and Warahena-Liyanage Publish Master’s Thesis Work

Mavis Pararai and Gayan Warahena-Liyanage recently had their work “The Lindley Power Series Class of Distributions: Model, Properties and Applications” published in the Journal of Computations and Modelling.

Posted on 9/24/2015 8:26:37 AM

Metz Receives Mathematics Hall of Fame Award

Mary Lou Metz of the Mathematics Department received the Hall of Fame Award from the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Posted on 9/23/2015 11:29:37 AM

Colen Provides Workshop as International Facilitation Fellow

Yong Colen of the Mathematics Department was selected as an International Facilitation Fellow of the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

Posted on 9/17/2015 3:54:35 PM

Flowers to Present “Integer Partitions: They Do Grow on Trees”

Tim Flowers will give a talk on Thursday, September 10, to discuss the solution to an ancient problem that has captured the imagination of mathematicians. Part of the Science Inspires Series sponsored by the College of Natural Science and Mathematics, the talk will be followed by a reception at The Artists Hand Gallery.

Posted on 9/8/2015 3:14:27 PM

IUP Math Faculty and Students Participate in State Math Conference

IUP was well-represented at the 2015 Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference held August 14–15.

Posted on 8/21/2015 10:50:18 AM

Distinguished Mathematics Alumni to Speak to Students

Distinguished alumni Sue McMurdy ’78 and David Tyler ’72 will be on campus in April 2015 to speak with mathematics majors about their careers in the mathematical sciences.

Posted on 4/14/2015 7:46:26 AM

Visiting Lecturer to Speak on Business and Industrial Careers in Mathematics

C. Allen Butler, president of Daniel H. Wagner Associates, will present two talks at IUP on April 24, 2015, as part of the SIAM Visiting Lecture Program.

Posted on 4/2/2015 9:15:36 AM

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