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Math, Geography Grad Students Get Outstanding Teaching Awards

Shehzad Ahmed

By Emily Bartelheim From Compass Two College of Arts & Sciences students—Shehzad Ahmed from Mathematics and Dana Williams from Geography—were among four Ohio University students presented with the Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award during the annual ceremony April 13. The Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award program was established in 1987 […]

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April 17, 2017 at 3:29 pmNews

AAUW Athens Branch Hosts Dynamic Math and Science Program for Girls, May 13

Shifra Narasimhan, left and Abigail Tadlock learn to build a simple circuit during the Tech Savvy workshop at Ohio University May 17, 2014. The event exposes girls from sixth through ninth grade to thee field of science, technology, engineering and math. Photo by Ohio University / Jonathan Adams

Although women hold close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs. The Athens Branch is one of 23 AAUW National Tech Savvy sites working to improve those numbers. The Athens branch hosts an AAUW […]

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April 2, 2017 at 1:15 pmEvents

Mathematics Doctoral Students Teach Young Scholars at Summer Camps

Javier Ronquillo Rivera taught children at the Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics program.

by Kristin M. Distel Erik Hieta-aho and Javier Ronquillo Rivera, doctoral students in the Mathematics Department, spent part of their summer teaching mathematics to middle school students. Hieta-aho, who studies algebra and coding theory, worked at Loyola Marymount University as part of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. Ronquillo […]

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February 13, 2017 at 8:20 amIn Class News

El-Barrad Puts Math and Economics Skills to Work

Abdalah El-Barrad

“At the Voinovich School, I gained real world skills that have helped prepare me for industry and academia while creating a positive impact on the world,” says Abdalah El-Barrad, a double-major in Economics and Applied Mathematics. He was an Undergraduate Research Scholar with the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public […]

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January 13, 2017 at 12:23 pmIn Class Research

Three A&S Faculty Recognized in Ohio Magazine

Dr. Lauren McMills

From Compass Three College of Arts & Sciences faculty—five Ohio University faculty members in total—are among the more than 65 educators from across the state recognized in Ohio Magazine’s annual “Excellence in Education” issue. The three are Dr. Klaus Himmeldirk, Senior Lecturer of Chemistry & Biochemistry; Dr. Lauren McMills, Assistant […]

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December 20, 2016 at 9:17 amFaculty in the News In the News

Math Alum Joins Ohio University Foundation Board

David Levy

By Zulfa Rizqiya From Compass The Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees welcomes four new trustees to the Bobcat family this fall. Mathematics alum David “Dave” P. Levy joins, along with Casey A. Christopher, Dr. Daryl R. Sybert, and R. Scott Durcanin. They were elected to the board during the […]

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November 30, 2016 at 7:30 pmAlumni

Math Alum Talks to Actuarial Science Majors about Careers

Alum Jacob Robertson, right, presents to Actuarial Science majors during an information session in Copeland Hall on Oct. 6. Seated on the left is Abe Kassem, a junior Actuarial Science major.

Mathematics alumni Jacob Robertson ’13 visited campus in October to talk to fellow Actuarial Science major about careers—and to conduct internship interviews for his employer, Erie Insurance. A team from Erie Insurance held an information session for Actuarial Sciences majors on Oct. 6 and conducted campus interviews for interns on […]

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October 7, 2016 at 10:54 amAlumni News