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Klein Named Representative at Large to Mathematical Association of America Congress

Clockwise, from left: Ohio University students Chloe Farmer, Michele Post, Brittany Centorbi, and Josh Davis, as well as Associate Professor Bob Klein, center, examine an ancient math text during a special presentation at Alden Library on April 18, 2014. During the presentation, students enrolled in Professor Klein's History of Mathematics course viewed some of the centuries-old math manuscripts that are stored in the library's Special Collections section. Photo by Lauren Pond

Dr. Robert Klein, Associate Professor of Mathematics, was elected to the Mathematical Association of America Congress as one of six “representatives at large,” representing Teacher Education for a three-year term. Klein is serving as Interim Associate Dean at Ohio University Lancaster. “The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional […]

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July 27, 2017 at 1:19 pmNews

Math’s Savin Breaks Through Boundaries

Tatiana Savin (right) and Lanre Akinyemi model crystal growth using mathematics.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Dr. Tatiana Savin, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member at Ohio University,  is utilizing her unique expertise to address physical problems using mathematical tools. In a paper accepted for publication in Contemporary Mathematics in collaboration with Israel Institute of […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:24 pmNews Research

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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May 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

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

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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