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Heather Bolles Receives Outstanding Teaching Award
Congratulations to Heather Bolles,Sr. Lecturer in Mathematics, who recently received a 2016 College Award for Outstanding Teaching! Heather and other Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty and staff members were honored for their exceptional acheivements at the college's Faculty and Staff […]
Talk: A Comprehensive Model for Graduate Teaching Assistant Training
Presented by Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver Mathematics is an increasingly inextricable part of all STEM disciplines (c.f. National Research Council, The Mathematical Sciences in 2025, 2013) with over 300,000 students at 2- and 4-year colleges enrolling in […]
Professor Irvin Hentzel Retires from Mathematics Department
Mathematics Professor Irvin Hentzel retired on July 29th after an amazing 48 years at Iowa State! A reception honoring him was held on Wednesday, August 24th. Members of Dr. Hentzel's family joined his many ISU friends and colleagues in celebrating […]
An adventure in advising
An adviser in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences shares why June is her favorite month of the year.
Outreach programs inspire young students to think creatively and enjoy math
Through its extensive outreach programs, the Department of Mathematics at Iowa State University makes it easy for elementary, middle, and high school students to think creatively about math problems while having fun.
New Department of Mathematics website
We have a new website! While the layout and organization may be different, we hope you will still be able to find everything you need. Please contact us if there is information you cannot find.
Divide and conquer
In honor of National Teacher Day: Senior lecturer Chris Schultz helps students make friends (or at least frenemies) with math.
Risky business: Studying math to become an actuary
Alec Filak (mathematics and statistics, ’15) knew he was good at math, but he wasn’t sure how that skill could translate into a career. So he took a few math classes his freshman year and quickly learned a math degree could open doors to many great jobs.
Howard Levine named AAAS Fellow
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is recognizing six Iowa State University researchers for their distinguished work in neuroscience, math, biochemistry, livestock genomics, physics and crop genomics.
4-H Youth Discover the Math of Juggling
Iowa 4-H youth dared to discover the mathematics of juggling (and how to have fun with tiling) during campus conference.
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