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Steven Strogatz, mathematician, radio show host, author to lecture April 4
March 28, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Steven Strogatz will be presenting a free public lecture, "Doing Math in Public," about the beauty of mathematics that pervades the world around us.
University of Nevada, Reno team places second at regional math competition
November 15, 2011 • By Rachel Sa-Onoy
Math team gets competitive and shows a strong performance in the toughest Intermountain Math Competition yet
Math students succeed during Putnam Competition
April 30, 2010 • By John Trent
If not the most difficult mathematical contest a university student can face, the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is certainly a formidable challenge.
Broadening the Family Tree
November 30, 2009 • By John Trent
Mathematics and Statistics Professor Ilia Zaliapin is at the forefront of an effort to expand the study of river networks.
Graduate students shine at regional software conference
September 24, 2009 • By Jon Fortenbury
CRDA, a University statistical research center, uses SAS products (statistical analysis software) in conducting research.
Professor to present at international workshop
July 15, 2009 • By John Trent
A total of 28 workshops, 103 invited and 157 contributed sessions will be offered in the week-long conference.
Researcher receives DOE grant for nuclear energy research
June 9, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University of Nevada, Reno mathematics researcher and faculty member Pavel Solin can help make a nuclear reactor run more efficiently.
Girls math and technology program receives grant
April 9, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
The Nevada Public Education Foundation and Wells Fargo Bank have awarded a $3,000 grant to the University of Nevada.
Math students make grade in prestigious Putnam exam
April 4, 2008 • By John Trent
Four-member team from Nevada among more than 3,700 undergraduates to partake in collegiate competition designed to stimulate a healthy rivalry in mathematical studies in the colleges and universities of the U.S. and Canada.
Pfounder of Pfaffology
February 12, 2008 • By John Trent
For math students, a course with Don Pfaff begins and ends with one thing.
Gender gap still a problem in math, professor says
February 11, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
The gender gap has narrowed over the years, but boys continue to outperform girls on standardized math tests like the SAT, where girls score approximately 35 points less than boys on the math portion, says associate professor of mathematics education Lynd