Math Matters

  • Research Highlights
    Research Highlights

    Kimberley Hadaway Ph.D. candidate Hadaway received a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, providing three years of support for her graduate studies in… Read More

  • Meredith Tucker
    A Future Full of Mathematics

    By Emily Carreon Meredith Tucker, ‘23 mathematics. (Hannah Wright/Iowa State University). Meredith Tucker (‘23 mathematics) has had an exciting and action-packed four years at Iowa… Read More

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    Department Activities

    Encouraging Women in Mathematics Sonia Kovalevsky Day is an event that brings female and non-binary middle school students and their teachers to the Iowa State… Read More

  • Eric Weber
    Chair’s Message

    Dear alumni and friends, Eric Weber, Chair, department of Mathematics. (Christopher Gannon/Iowa State University)I’m delighted to present this issue of Math Matters. Our last issue… Read More

  • Claus Kadelka
    Disease Model by Math

    By Rachel Cramer Claus Kadelka, associate professor of mathematics.(Hannah Wright/Iowa State University) Findings from a disease model developed by a research team at Iowa… Read More

  • Blake Heimann
    Changing the World with Mathematics

    By Emily Carreon Blake Heimann (‘17 mathematics, economics) considers attending Iowa State University one of the most important decisions of his professional career. From gaining… Read More

  • 2019 Edition of Math Matters is Live!

    In this edition of Math Matters, we are excited to share stories of impact. Please enjoy reading about the impact the department has made in student success, outreach, research, teaching and support. Read More

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    Post-baccalaureate Program Provides Bridge to Success for Many Students

    Makayla Cowles spent the last two semesters thriving in the postbac certificate program in the Department of Mathematics, now she’s now enrolled in a Ph.D. program at the University of Colorado, Denver. Read More

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    Student Veterans Get Back into Mathematical Shape with Boot Camp

    For many first-year students, there is apprehension about stepping into college academics. Am I ready? Do I have what it takes to succeed in college? Read More

  • Scott Hannah's business card
    A Logical Legacy

    Scott Hanna (’77 metallurgy) had a trio of eclectic interests. Exotic curries, vinyl records and, mostly, math. Through a generous, seven-figure planned gift, his love of mathematics lives on. Read More