Posts Tagged ‘ Mathematics ’

American Mathematical Society honors 6 from UNL

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Employee News, Issue, Nov. 15

Six UNL professors are among the accomplished mathematicians from around the world who have been invited to join a prestigious national organization’s inaugural class of fellows. The recently announced first class of American Mathematical Society fellows includes individuals who are members of the society who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication […]

Math helps to unravel brain’s secrets

Jan 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 28, 2010

The brain, which helps us understand the world, is itself the least understood organ. Mathematics is helping to reveal some of the brain’s mysteries. UNL mathematician Carina Curto’s research into neural networks is expanding understanding of the brain. Her work eventually could help other researchers develop new treatments for brain disorders, such as autism and […]

Obituary – Dale Mesner

Dec 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Obituaries

Dale Marsh Mesner, 87, professor emeritus of mathematics, died Dec. 8, 2009. He was born April 13, 1923, in Central City. He enlisted as a conscientious objector in World War II. Dale earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from the University of Nebraska in 1948, a Masters of Science in physics from Northwestern University […]

Mathematics lecture is Nov. 6

Nov 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, November 5, 2009

Andrew Rich, professor of mathematics at Manchester College, Indiana, will deliver the Pi Mu Epsilon Lecture at 4 p.m. Nov. 6 in Avery Hall, room 115. The lecture, “The Amazing Hilda Function” is free and open to the public. UNL’s Pi Mu Epsilon Chapter is sponsored by the Department of Mathematics and was founded in […]

Mathematics wins top national award after retooling program

Sep 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 10, 2009

UNL’s Department of Mathematics has received the 2009 Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department from the American Mathematical Society. Presented annually, the award recognizes a college or university mathematics department that has distinguished itself by undertaking an unusual or particularly effective program of value to the mathematics community, internally or […]