MATH 125 | April 27-29, 2023
In May 1998, the UNL Department of Mathematics and Statistics welcomed back alumni and donors to our Centennial Celebration as we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first Ph.D. awarded by our department. Now, 25 years later, the UNL Department of Mathematics (Statistics became a separate department in 2003) will host another celebration to commemorate achievements over the past 25 years.
MATH 125 will begin with a reception Thursday evening, April 27, 2023. There will be events all day Friday, April 28, concluding with an evening banquet. We will continue Saturday, April 29, with a conclusion by 12:30 p.m.
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Featured from our Fall 2022 Newsletter
View the full PDF of the Fall 2022 newsletter.
Greetings from Bonn
As part of my faculty development fellowship during the 2022–23 academic year, I have had the wonderful opportunity to spend three months at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics (MPIM) in Bonn, Germany. There are 81 Max Planck Institutes all over Germany (and five more elsewhere), but MPIM is unique in that it’s the only one devoted entirely to pure mathematics. Read More
View from the Chair: Petronela Radu
This summer I had the honor to start serving as the 16th chair in the history of the Department of Mathematics. I see this new role as an opportunity to give back to a wonderful department that has provided both a home and a solution to a “two-body problem.” My husband, Mikil Foss, and I are fortunate to be one of the many (over a dozen!) couples hired by the department, which has always recognized that many mathematicians love doing homework and discussing mathematics together, a concept that often leads to long-term partnerships. Read More
Alumni news: Gibbons selected as AAAS Science and Technology Policy Legislative Branch Fellow
Hamilton College Associate Professor of Mathematics Courtney Gibbons was selected as one of only two Science and Technology Policy Legislative Branch Fellows funded by the AAAS this year. Gibbons earned her Ph.D. in mathematics in 2013 from UNL. She began her new role working with the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in September 2022. Read More
Alumni news: Keough wins MAA Alder Award
The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) named Lauren Keough, an assistant professor of mathematics at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, as one of three recipients of the Henry L. Alder Award. Keough earned her Ph.D. in 2015 in mathematics from UNL. Read More
Data science major debuts in Fall 2023
The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce the creation of a new Data Science undergraduate major starting in Fall 2023. This new data science program is a collaboration between Mathematics, the Department of Statistics, and the School of Computing, and each discipline will be represented in the program’s core major requirements. This marks the first time that three colleges at the university will share an undergraduate major program. Read More
Read other articles from the 2022 newsletter:
- Department honored with women’s award from UNL
- Nearly 500 Nebraska teens participate in Math Day
- NCUWM celebrating 25th annual event in 2023
- Walker named AAAS Fellow
- Tademy's mathematical focus earns DEI Impact Award
- Concussions ice Cathcart's hockey dreams but not path in mathematics
- STEM CONNECT: Farson named NSRI Strategic Deterrence intern
Support activities of the Mathematics Department
If you would like to contribute to an existing fund or establish a new fund to support a targeted purpose, go to the Department's Giving Opportunities page. Please contact Chair Tom Marley if you are interested in discussing how you might help the department support a new generation of math students at Nebraska.