Mark McCombs Featured in The Daily Tarheel

September 5, 2019

Mark McCombs, an exhibiting artist and professor in the Department of Mathematics, combines math, fractals and origami to create unique paper sculptures and 2D images. McCombs is restructuring the first-year seminar he teaches to reflect what he learned while exhibiting … Continued

Mastering the art of math

August 7, 2019

Our very own, Mark McCombs, was featured in the University Gazette! “I want to try to help people believe that math isn’t just numbers. Math is a way of interacting with your environment,” McCombs said. When you take a look at … Continued

Peter Mucha and Andrew Hinton Awarded Gilliam Fellowship

August 5, 2019

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded grants to 44 doctoral adviser-student pairs to improve faculty mentoring skills, support new scientific leaders, and foster diversity and inclusion in science. A good scientific mentor can help students navigate different career paths … Continued

Well Said: Fighting for Women in Math

July 29, 2019

When Katrina Morgan explains to people that she studies math as a doctoral candidate in the College of Arts & Sciences, they often respond unfavorably, saying they just “aren’t a math person.” “You wouldn’t just say, “Oh, I’m not a … Continued

Katrina Morgan wins 2019 Boka Hadzija Award

April 23, 2019

Congratulations to Katrina Morgan, who won the 2019 Boka Hadzija Award! This is a Chancellor’s Award that is given to a graduate or professional student with outstanding character, scholarship, leadership, and service to the University. Katri’s service and scholarship has … Continued

Michael Strayer and Katrina Morgan inducted into FPG Honor Society

April 9, 2019

On Monday, April 8, Department of Mathematics graduate students Katrina Morgan and Michael Strayer were inducted into the Frank Porter Graham Graduate and Professional Student Honor Society.  This honor recognizes outstanding service to the university and to the community.  Katrina and … Continued