The department keeps a web archive of containing past newsletters, details of past colloquia, and other useful information.
The archive is currently in the process of being reorganized. Once complete, the newly organized archive will appear here. However, in the interim it can still be accessed in its original form here.
Posted: May 30, 2012
The first Mathematics Teacher Assistant of the Year awards were presented during a ceremony on May 1st at the UNO Alumni Center. The two recipients were Hayley Verboon and Roger McKnelly II. Hayley is a Civil Engineering and Math major, while Roger is studying Architectural Engineering. For details on the Mathematics Teacher Assistant Program.
Posted: May 30, 2012
Daniel Miller is the 2011-2012 Math Department Honoree. Each April, an outstanding undergraduate Math major is honored with an award at the Student Honors Convocation. Congratulations Daniel!
Posted: May 11, 2012
The three winning projects from the Kerrigan Research Minigrants Program are:
1st place: Rodney Tembo
2nd place: Andrew Tew
3rd place: Stephen Dodds
For more details on the KRMP program or to see this year's projects, visit the program page here.
Posted: May 9 2012
Dr. Todd has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Kerrigan Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics. The award is offered every year to one member of the Mathematics Department at UNO to recognize their contribution to the teaching of mathematics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The benefactor is Mr. Patrick Kerrigan.
Posted: May 9 2012
Dr. Swift has been selected as a recipient of the 2012 UNO Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award and the 2012 College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award. The Alumni award was presented to Dr. Swift at the Faculty Honors Convocation on April 12 2012. The College of Arts & Sciences award was presented to Dr. Swift at a college reception on April 20 2012.
Posted: May 9 2012
Math major Brianna Kallman was honored by the Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women. Brianna is also pursuing a teaching certificate in secondary education. She has been named to the Dean's List and the Chancellor's List all five semesters that she has been at UNO. Brianna is a member of the UNO chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honorary Society, the Math Club, and the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics. Brianna is also the Treasurer of Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society, the Secretary and Treasurer of Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society and she's a Section Leader in the UNO Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Congratulations Brianna!
Posted: May 9 2012
During the recent warm weather, Dr. Love chose to hold her MATH 2050 Linear Algebra class outside, allowing the students to create some beautiful and interesting sidewalk art. Click the images to enlarge.
Posted: March 19 2012
Jessica Jolkowski of Burke High School is the latest recipient of the Teachers of Mathematics Scholarship.
Posted: February 9 2012
Dr. Paul A. Haeder, Former Math Department Chair 1968-1973, passed away December 3rd at the age of 96. Omaha World Herald Obituary
Posted: December 7 2011
Through a donation from Horace Wu and Kate King, a $1500 scholarship is awarded annually, designed to support outstanding students who are pursuing Graduate degrees in Mathematics and Science. The individual must be a K-12 teacher, pursuing a Graduate degree, and should have at least a 3.25 GPA.
Posted: November 23 2011
The UNO Fall Job Fair will take place on Wednesday, September 21 from 10 am until 2 pm in the MBSC Ballroom.As of right now, over 75 employers are registered for the event and ready to recruit our students for full-time, part-time, and internship positions! This event will allow students to network with employers from various industries! Students may view the list of employers that will be attending on Maverick HireWire. The UNO Career Center also offers a variety of Career Preparation Workshops and On-Campus Interviews throughout the semester. To access these schedules please visit http://unoceo.unomaha.edu
Posted: September 16 2011
Tuesday September 18 2012, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, Location 116 DSC (Cool Math Talk)
Dr. James Tanton
Some Fibonacci Surprises
Friday September 28 2012, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, Location 116 DSC (Cool Math Talk)
Kyle Duckert, Instructor, Mathematics Department, University of Nebraska at Omaha
The physics of a sandbox: An introduction to granular hydrodynamics
Tuesday October 9 2012, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, Location 116 DSC (Cool Math Talk)
Dr. Elliott Ostler, Professor, Teacher Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Mathematics, Measurement, and Machines
Friday November 9 2012, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, Location 254 DSC (Cool Math Talk)
Kathryn Haymaker, Mathematics Department, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Combinatorics and the game SET
Monday November 12 2012, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, Location 116 DSC (Cool Math Talk)
Howard Alcosser, Diamond Bar High School, California
How to Succeed in Teaching Calculus to Students - MOTIVATE
Thursday November 15 2012, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, Location 256 DSC (Cool Math Talk)
Ivars Peterson, Director of Publications at the Mathematical Association of America
The Jungles of Randomness
Monday November 26 2012, 2:30pm - 4:00pm, Location 115 DSC
Ginger McKee, Wolfram Research, Inc
Mathematica in Education and Research
Friday November 30 2012, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, Location 116 DSC (Cool Math Talk)
Dr. Doug Downey, Assistant Professor, EECS, Northwestern University
Web Information Extraction: Theory and Applications
Tuesday January 24 2012, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, MBSC Dodge Rooms
Dr. Michael Matthews, Assistant Professor, Mathematics Department, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Mathemagic: Magic in the Mathematics Classroom
Tuesday February 28 2012, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, MBSC Dodge Rooms
Dr. Dana C. Ernst, Assistant Professor, Mathematics Department, Plymouth State University
The Futurama Theorem
Friday March 9 2012, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, 261 PKI (Joint colloquium with PKI)
Dr. Mahboub Baccouch, Assistant Professor, Mathematics Department, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Superconvergence and a posteriori error estimation for the local discontinuous Galerkin method applied to the second-order wave equation
Thursday April 12 2012, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, 115 DSC, Math Awareness Month Keynote Speaker
David W. Tyner, U.S. Strategic Command
Mathematics and Operations Research at USSTRATCOM
Wednesday October 5 2011, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, 115 DSC
Dr. Jing Chu, CAS Research Center on Fictitious Economy & Data Science, Beijing, China
Identification of Lambda-Measures Based on Partial Information
Wednesday October 12 2011, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, 115 DSC (Cool Math Talk)
Dr. Andrew W. Swift, Assistant Professor, Mathematics Department, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Statistics in Action: ESPN and the Mystery of the US Open Draw
Wednesday October 26 2011, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, 115 DSC
Dr. Stephen R. Dunbar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln and MAA American Mathematics Competitions
The Common Core State Standards and Math on the AMC Contests
Friday November 4 2011, 3:30pm - 4:30pm, Old Gym 306, Creighton University (Joint colloquium with CU)
Dr. Ellen Gethner, Associate Professor, University of Colorado
To the Moon and Beyond
Friday November 11 2011, 2:30pm - 4:00pm, 115 DSC
Christopher Goodrich, GTA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Partial Hölder Continuity for Minimizers of Functionals with Continuous Coefficients
Thursday December 8, 2:30pm - 4:00pm, 402 RH
Judith Covington , Louisiana State University in Shreveport
The game of SET and Geometry
Student: Rodney Tembo. Advisor: Dora Matache
Boolean network modeling of social networks as distributed prediction markets.
Student: Andrew Tew. Advisor: Robert Todd
4-move reducibility of cables of (2p+1,2) torus knots.
Student: Stephen Dodds. Advisor: Mahboub Baccouch
Robotic manipulators: Modeling, Numerical methods, and control.
Student: Benjamin Knutson. Advisor: Mahboub Baccouch
Relation of Shape Equations (ROSE) Analysis: Comparison of Shapes in Weapon Detection Systems.
Student: Mickey Loos. Advisor: Andrew W. Swift
A Statistical Investigation into the Existence of the "Home Run Derby Effect" in Baseball.
Student: Andrew Montgomery. Advisor: Robert Todd
The hyperbolic Law of Cosines.
Student: Li Westman. Advisor: Zhenyuan Wang
A Discussion on the St. Petersburg Two-Envelope Paradox.
Student: Jason Wohlgemuth. Advisor: Dora Matache
Boolean network modeling of layered social networks.
Student: Vladimir Ufimtsev. Advisor: Vyacheslav Rykov
A Scalable Group Testing Based Algorithm for Finding d-highest Betweenness Centrality Vertices in Large Scale Networks.