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Nepal Round Three

Nepal Round Three

What do you do when a gastrointestinal illness takes out half of your research team that traveled nearly 8,000 miles to Nepal to study the effects of climate change on Buddhist holy lakes? You press on.

2022 Mathematics Faculty Awards

2022 Mathematics Faculty Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Metcalfe (Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor) and Dr. Richárd Rimányi (Bowman and...

Newhall - Pathology Partnership

Newhall - Pathology Partnership

To improve patient access to organs and transplantation, Eric Weimer, PhD, and Katherine Newhall, PhD, combined their expertise to create...

Camassa Awarded Kruskal Prize

Camassa Awarded Kruskal Prize

Congratulations to Roberto Camassa for earning the SIAM Kruskal Prize for his work to advance the understanding of nonlinear wave evolution.

Green - Johnston Teaching Award

Green - Johnston Teaching Award

Congratulations to our very own, Linda Green, who was one of two recipients of the Johnston Teaching Excellence Award.

Career Panel Series

Career Panel Series

The SIAM student chapter and GMA hosted a 3-day UNC Math Alumni Career Panel Series.

Dissertations And Diapers

Dissertations And Diapers

Ph.D. Students Bryn Barker and DJ Passey featured in Campaign for Carolina article

"Joys of Discovery and Creation"

Gillian Taylor, UNC ’22, CSS 6, calls math an “exercise in personal creativity,” and...

Canzani - '22 Sadosky Prize

Canzani - '22 Sadosky Prize

The recipient of the 2022 AWM-Sadosky Research Prize in Analysis will be Yaiza Canzani, Associate Professor of Mathematics at University of North Carolina...

Women in Science

Women in Science
Yaiza Canzani's research focuses on understanding the behavior of wave functions...
August 30, 2020

Jason Metcalfe Recognized

Jason Metcalfe Recognized
Congratulations to Jason Metcalfe who has been appointed Bowman and Gordon...
August 28, 2020

Inaugural MPE Prize

Inaugural MPE Prize
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics inaugural MPE Prize...
May 5, 2020

McCombs Awarded Tanner Award

McCombs Awarded Tanner Award
Congratulations to Mark McCombs, awarded the Tanner Award for...
February 28, 2020

Malawsky Named Churchill Scholar

Malawsky Named Churchill Scholar
Daniel Malawsky, a UNC senior majoring in biostatistics and mathematics, is one of ...
February 28, 2020

Discovering New Underwater Force

Discovering New Underwater Force
A team of mathematicians from the University of North Carolina and Brown…
January 7, 2020

New Revelations in Nepal

New Revelations in Nepal
An interdisciplinary team of Carolina researchers recently...
December 12, 2019

Hobson wins first prize

Hobson wins first prize
Undergraduate Gabrielle Hobson awarded first prize in student poster…
December 2, 2019

McCombs in The Daily Tarheel

McCombs in The Daily Tarheel
Professor McCombs, combines math, fractals and origami...
September 5, 2019

Mastering the Art of Math

Mastering the Art of Math
Mathematics Proifessor, Mark McCombs, has been featured in...
August 8, 2019

Mucha and Hinton Gilliam Fellowship

Mucha and Hinton Gilliam Fellowship
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded grants to...
August 5, 2019

Metcalfe Award of Excellence

Metcalfe Award of Excellence
Professor Jason Metcalfe, has been awarded…
May 20, 2019

Morgan wins Boka Hadzija Award

Morgan wins Boka Hadzija Award
Congratulations to Katrina Morgan, who won the 2019 Boka Hadzija Award...
April 17, 2019

Students Earn NSF Fellowships

Students Earn NSF Fellowships
Three students in the Department of Mathematics have earned...
April 11, 2019

Strayer and Morgan FPG Honor Society

Strayer and Morgan FPG Honor Society
Math Grad Students Katrina Morgan and Michael Strayer…
April 9, 2019

Cardiac Computation

Cardiac Computation
In his youth, Boyce Griffith was writing computer…
April 4, 2019

Katie Newhall chosen by APS

Katie Newhall chosen by APS
Congratulations to our very own Katie Newhall...
February 26, 2019

Emmons Named Churchill Scholar

Emmons Named Churchill Scholar
Scott Emmons, a fourth-year student has been named a recipient of the prestigious...
January 14, 2019

Richard Rimanyi Conference

Richard Rimanyi Conference
A conference titled “Characteristic classes and Singularities” in honor…
September 24, 2018

Metcalfe Awarded for Excellence

Metcalfe Awarded for Excellence
Metcalfe Awarded for Excellence in Teaching…
May 8, 2018

UNC Graduate Paul Cornwell

UNC Graduate Paul Cornwell
Congratulations to one of our very own, Paul Cornwell, for...
April 10, 2018

Bernardi and Morgan Awarded

Bernardi and Morgan Awarded
Graduate students Katrina Morgan and Francesca Bernardi…
March 9, 2018

Katrina Morgan Graduate Fellow

Katrina Morgan Graduate Fellow
Ph.D. Candidate Katrina Morgan has been selected in the inaugural…
February 27, 2018

Canzani Sloan Research Fellow

Canzani Sloan Research Fellow
Yaiza Canzani, an assistant professor of mathematics…
February 16, 2018

Yaiza Canzani in Endeavors

Yaiza Canzani in Endeavors
When I was younger, it was much easier for me to think about…
January 16, 2018

Morgan in Endeavors

Morgan in Endeavors
In third grade, I wanted to be a teacher. But, eventually, it occurred…
January 16, 2018

Fluids LabsNews

Fluids LabsNews
The basement of Chapman Hall is a maze. Wind through several hallways…
January 9, 2018

Rudy Horne In Memoriam

Rudy Horne In Memoriam
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing...
December 14, 2017

Congratulations Mark!

Congratulations Mark!
Congratulations to Professor Mark McCombs, winner of the...
November 1, 2017

AWM Receives Grant

AWM Receives Grant
We are excited to announce that our AWM Chapter has received funding to...
October 10, 2017

Inaugural Sue E. Goodman Award

Inaugural Sue E. Goodman Award
At the May 17 commencement ceremony, Jason Metcalfe was honored with...
September 26, 2017

Rimanyi Distinguished Professor

Rimanyi Distinguished Professor
Congratulations Professor Richard Rimanyi for being named as...
September 6, 2017

Fluids Lab Attract Research Partners

Fluids Lab Attract Research Partners
Roberto Camassa’s research is very fluid. The Kenan Distinguished Professor...
April 17, 2017

Greg Forest Honored for Mentoring

Greg Forest Honored for Mentoring
The Carolina Women’s Leadership Council honored M. Gregory Forest with a 2017...
April 10, 2017

Zeliha Kilic wins Tanner Award

Zeliha Kilic wins Tanner Award
Twenty-four faculty members and teaching assistants have been named …
April 5, 2017

Arts Everywhere Day

Arts Everywhere Day
A scaled up wave-pendulum machine became a collaboration between the...
April 4, 2017

Paul Cornwell Wins Prize

Paul Cornwell Wins Prize
Graduate Student Paul Cornwell was invited to give a talk at the IMACS…
April 4, 2017

Metcalfe Gives AMS Lecture

Metcalfe Gives AMS Lecture
The American Mathermatical Society held its Fall Southeastern...
November 17, 2016

Math Members in Science

Math Members in Science
Art was created with proportions in mind so spaces would make...
November 11, 2016

World Maths Day

World Maths Day
Congratulations to Professor Assani for making the list...
November 3, 2016

Assani on Africa STEM Projects

Assani on Africa STEM Projects
UNC mathematics professor Idris Assani has been a consultant...
October 13, 2016

Mucha Receives Award

Mucha Receives Award
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at UNCis pleased to announce...
October 5, 2016

J. Burton Linker In Memoriam

J. Burton Linker In Memoriam
Joe Burton Linker Jr, 92, born in Durham NC, raised in Chapel Hill NC...
August 24, 2016

Jones New Kruskal Lecturer

Jones New Kruskal Lecturer
Congratulations to Professor Chris Jones, the Martin Kruskal Lecturer for 2016…
August 24, 2016