Assistant professor of mathematics Chad Awtrey gave an invited talk on mentoring undergraduate research at the International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, held at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro on October 10-12, 2014.
Elon's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon (PME), the national mathematics honorary society, hosted mathematician Dr. Jeremy Rouse (Wake Forest) on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.
Amanda Ketner ’11, a math teacher at Woods Charter School in Chapel Hill, N.C., visited campus Oct. 2 with several students to hear husband-and-wife Pulitzer Prize-winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, whose book inspired her to create a chapter of Girls Learn International at the school.
Sophomore Statistics major, Jenny Faig, presented an original analysis of baseball data at StatFest in Raleigh, NC
Elon's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society, hosted a fun evening of pizza, prizes, and math games on Thursday, Sept, 11.
Three students and two faculty members presented at MathFest 2014, the national conference of the Mathematical Association of America, in Portland, Oregon, on August 6-9, 2014.
Robin French '15, Lainey McQuain '15, Nicole Soltz '17 and Sarah Zierhoffer '15 presented their summer undergraduate research projects at Elon's Summer Undergraduate Research Experience poster session on July 25, 2014.
Professor of Mathematics Todd Lee presented on the invited paper "Visual representations of empericial probability distributions when using the granular density metaphor."
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Chad Awtrey has been chosen to receive the 2014 Early Career Mentoring Award from the Division of Mathematics and Computer Science within the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).
This June, the National Science Foundation hosted its national meeting for institutions supported by its program to recruit and develop of STEM teachers.
Catherine Lee, Emma Luparello and Julie Merritt will each receive a $21,900 scholarship for each of the next two years while working toward teacher licensure as part of their studies in mathematics and the natural sciences.
Eve Torrence of Randolph-Macon College hosted an origami workshop and delivered remarks May 5, 2014 at the Department of Mathematics & Statistics annual dinner.
Assistant professor of mathematics Chad Awtrey and Elon undergraduates Brett Barkley '15, Jeremy Guinn '14 and Mackenzie McCraw '14 published their research article in the latest issue of the Pi Mu Epsilon Journal.
The Class of 2014 is sending more scholars overseas next year with Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grants than any previous class in Elon University history.
Statistics professors Laura Taylor and Kirsten Doehler attended the Women in Statistics conference in Cary, NC. Statistics major Erin Donahue ‘15 and alumni Jessica Roycroft ‘13 and Jaime Speiser '10 were also in attendance.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics held a dinner in Johnston Hall on May 5 to celebrate its graduating seniors, scholarship donors and recipients and award winners.
The 21st annual Spring Undergraduate Research Forum included poster sessions and classroom presentations from more than 200 Elon University students who teamed with faculty mentors to explore questions related to their fields of study.
Aunchalee Palmquist, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, and Kirsten Doehler, assistant professor of statistics, presented preliminary findings from Palmquists's study of milk sharing at the annual Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference in Chapel Hill, N.C. in March.
The national mathematics honor society hosted a fun-filled evening of snacks, prizes and origami with associate professor of mathematics Alan Russell on Thursday, April 9, 2014.
Kirstie Doehler and Laura Taylor co-author article on using online surveys in statistics classrooms.
The assistant professor of statistics presented a talk, "The Gender Gap and the Two-Hour Mark in Major Marathon Races," at the Carolinas Sports Analytics Conference.
Math majors Christopher Shill '14 and Erin Strosnider '14 and assistant professor of mathematics Chad Awtrey gave a joint, invited presentation at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, on April 9, 2014.
Math majors Chris Shill '14 and Erin Strosnider '14 presented their research at the spring conference of the Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics held at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah on March 14-15, 2014.
Jeff Clark, professor of mathematics, and Karen Yokley, assistant professor of mathematics, presented at the 2014 MAA Southeastern Section meeting.
Sam Jennings, a 2011 mathematics with teacher licensure graduate, is making waves early in his teaching career at South Brunswick High School in Southport, N.C.
Lisa Rosenberg, Belle Booker, Kris Zorigian, Angela Owusu-Ansah and Victoria Shropshire will use funding to help develop innovative approaches to writing in various courses.
Math majors Nicole Miles '15, Nakhila Mistry '14, Chris Shill '14 and Erin Strosnider '14 presented invited and contributed talks at the Joint Math Meetings in Baltimore, on Jan. 15-18, 2014.
Jeff Clark presented a paper on the teaching of Real Analysis at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore.
Assistant professor of mathematics Chad Awtrey and mathematics and physics double major Christopher Shill '14 have published a research article on the intersection of p-adic numbers and Galois theory.
Amy Heaton, Sarah Woidill and Anna Lewis have been selected to participate in Elon's Noyce Scholars Program, which comes with a $21,900 scholarship for each of their final two years at the university.
Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society, hosted award-winning mathematician and professional mime Dr. Tim Chartier of Davidson College on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013.
Leigh Iler '14, a teaching fellow and Lumen Prize recipient, received the Outstanding Mathematics Education Award for the Central Region of North Carolina at the annual N.C. Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference on Friday, Nov. 1.
A total of nine mathematics majors presented their research results at the ninth annual Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro.
Elon's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the nation's premier mathematics honor society, has been awarded two grants to enhance the mathematics research environment at Elon.
Chad Awtrey, assistant professor of mathematics, centered his presentation on the newest results of his research program.
Laura Taylor, assistant professor of statistics, co-authors invited article in Lifetime Data Analysis on “Nonparametric estimation with recurrent competing risks data”.
Inspired in part by his grandmother’s fight against Parkinson’s disease, Elon University senior Andrew Fischer hopes his undergraduate research will be a small contribution to the elusive search for a cure to the degenerative neurological condition.
Elon's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the nation's premier mathematics honor society, hosted a fun evening of pizza, prizes, and math on Thursday, September 19, 2013.
Professor of Mathematics Jeff Clark's "Using Escher's Work to Demonstrate Symmetries of the Plane" appears in the current issue of the New York State Mathematics Teachers' Journal.
Awtrey's talk focused on recent research results he obtained in collaboration with Elon mathematics majors Nicole Miles '15, Christopher Shill '14 and Erin Strosnider '14.
Elon alumna Amanda Bienz '12, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Karen Yokley and Associate Professor of Mathematics Crista Arangala recently published the article "Magic Polygrams," which investigates arrays of numbers similar to magic squares.
Assistant Professor of Statistics Kirsten Doehler and Associate Professor of Mathematics Jim Beuerle were selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Statistics Reading held in June.
Crista Arangala in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics will help create a traveling science center and introduce new methods for students to learn linear algebra.
Assistant Professor of Statistics Kirsten Doehler has published an article in the latest issue of Mathematics, Statistics, and Operations Research Connections on the use of audio explanations in introductory statistics classes.
Rising-senior statistics major, Amy Zemanick, has been accepted into the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Summer Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF).