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Ayesha Maliwal-Bundy named Presidential Fellow

Math lecturer Ayesha Maliwal-Bundy has been named Presidential Fellow for the coming year.  She will help lead an initiative to improve learning success as part of the University’s strategic plan. From the news announcement: “I want to focus on strengthening advising and increasing communication across departments to ensure students are making informed decisions and feel supported,” […]

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Paula Drewniany wins Outstanding Lecturer Award

Mathematics Lecturer Paula Drewniany has received the 2020 Outstanding Lecturer Award in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.  The award highlights Paula’s outstanding contributions to foundational courses such as Precalculus, Calculus I and Calculus II. She has also been involved in the design of new courses (most recently Applications of Calculus) and has played a […]

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Math major Abram Karam ’20 named Outstanding Graduating Student

Mathematics major Abram Karam is one of ten undergraduates who have been named 2020 Outstanding Graduating Students at the University of Maine.  Abram works with Professor Peter Stechlinski in applied mathematics research, and he will be joining us in the fall as a Mathematics MA student.  Read the press release here.

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In Memoriam: Caroline Joyce Kennedy (1936-2020)

Caroline Joyce Kennedy, longtime administrative assistant in the UMaine Department of Mathematics & Statistics, passed away on March 23, 2020.  For 28 years until her retirement in 1997, Caroline was the face of the math department. She always had a smile and an open ear for anyone who walked into the office.  Her obituary can […]

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2019 Maine/Québec Number Theory Conference

The 2019 Maine/Québec Number Theory Conference will take place on October 5-6 at the University of Maine.  It will feature 65 lectures by an international group of mathematicians who do research in number theory.  More information may be found on the conference website.

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In Memoriam: V. K. Balakrishnan, 1931-2019

V. K Balakrishnan, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Maine, died on September 23, 2019 at home in Austin TX. Professor Balakrishnan earned his Ph.D. at SUNY Stonybrook in 1970, after which he taught mathematics at UMaine for more than 34 years until his retirement in 2004. He also served for a time […]

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