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We seek applications for at least two non-tenure-track Assistant Professors in Mathematics, Statistics, or Math Education, beginning August 29, 2016. These are 2-year positions. Please see mathjobs for more information.

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In Memoriam: Henry Pogorzelski, 1922-2015

Professor Henry Andrew Pogorzelski passed away on December 30, 2015 at the age of 93. Dr. Pogorzelski was a member of the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Maine from 1969 to 2011. His research focused on developing semiological mathematics and applying it to Goldbach’s conjecture.  He often spoke of his experiences working as assistant […]

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UMaine mathematics competition: 2015 results

All students of Calculus I and II (MAT 126-127) were invited to participate in the annual University of Maine mathematics competition.  The test consisted of several challenging calculus problems, to be solved over one weekend. 33 students participated.  Prizes included  cash and gift certificates to the University Bookstore. Calculus I First Prize, $150 cash and $25 gift certificate: […]

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Professor Ramesh Gupta honored with special volume

A special volume of the journal Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods has appeared in honor of Professor Ramesh Gupta for his influential work in the areas of Distribution Theory and Statistical Methods for Lifetime Data. Dr. Gupta is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association, and has served as Editor or Associate […]

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2015 MA graduates

Congratulations to our 2015 Mathematics MA graduates! Shown from left to right: Matthew Brenc, Brian Toner, Jennifer Fatula, Douglas Weathers. Not pictured: Rachel Carter, Jack Hill. Video of the hooding:

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Math MA students presenting at 2015 Grad Expo

Two of our Mathematics MA students will be presenting their work at the UMaine Grad Expo on Thursday, April 2, 2015 in the IMRC. Jennifer Fatula will be presenting her poster Knot Theory and DNA on Thursday from 1-4pm.  (Abstract.) Douglas Weathers will be giving a talk entitled Decompositions of the Kuchment-Lvin Identities Thursday at 3:20pm […]

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2014 Calculus competition results

Annual Mathematics Competition 2014 All students of Calculus I and II (MAT 126-127) were invited to participate in this year’s Mathematics Contest.  The test consisted of three challenging calculus problems, to be solved over one weekend. 60 students participated.  The results are in, and the following cash awards were given: Calculus I First Prize: No winner […]

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2013 calculus contest winners

Annual Mathematics Competition 2013-2014 All students of Calculus I and II (MAT 126-127) were invited to participate in this year’s Mathematics Contest.  The test consisted of three challenging calculus problems, to be solved over one weekend. The results are in, and the following cash awards were given: Calculus I (19 participants) First Prize winner, $150: […]

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UMaine Math Department to host Maine/Québec Number Theory Conference

The University of Maine Department of Mathematics & Statistics will host the Maine-Québec Number Theory Conference on October 5-6, 2013.  Approximately 60 number theorists from New England, Québec, and beyond will gather at the annual meeting to present and discuss their research.  Among the 38 scheduled lectures is a plenary address by Barry Mazur, a […]

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2013 Capstone Presentations

It’s that time of year again- when the senior Mathematics majors give talks on their Capstone papers. Come hear what they have been working on. The schedule of lectures and list of topics are here.

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