News Archives

Math faculty and alumni publish article

Mathematics faculty and alumni recently published an article in BIOMATH.

Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences, honors three professors

Olivia Choplin, Meredith Allison and Jeff Clark were recognized during Planning Week 2015 for their accomplishments during the previous academic year.

Chad Awtrey named A.L. Hook Professor

The assistant professor of mathematics will use the named professorship to deepen the scholarly experience of his undergraduate researchers.

Math major and faculty present at national conference

Mathematics major Jesi Weed '16, Professor Jeff Clark and Assistant Professor Chad Awtrey presented in August in Washington, D.C., at MathFest 2015, the national conference of the Mathematical Association of America.

Math majors present at SURE poster session

Math majors Taylor Cesarski '17, Kelly Reagan '17, and Jesi Weed '16 presented their summer undergraduate research projects at Elon's Summer Undergraduate Research Experience poster session on July 24, 2015.

Chad Awtrey gives invited research talk

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Chad Awtrey gave an invited research talk at UNC-Greensboro on June 30, 2015.

Pi Mu Epsilon hosts Karin Saoub

The national mathematics honor society Pi Mu Epsilon hosted Karin Saoub, assistant professor at Roanoke College, for a special guest lecture on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

Two students win competitive science research internships in Germany

Ben Kaiser '16 and Alyssa Romano '16 will conduct science research at German universities this summer.

Elon students selected for 2015 Scripps Howard internship program

Danielle Deavens '16 and Connor DelPrete '16 will earn summer grants and scholarships.

Mathematics and statistics students receive awards and honors

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics held a dinner in Johnston Hall on April 29 to celebrate its graduating seniors, scholarship recipients, award winners and honor society inductees.  

Three College of Arts & Sciences distinguished alumni recognized

Peter Lindstrom ’94, Julie Dyke Ford ’95 and Christopher Nave ’04 received the 2015 Elon College Distinguished Alumni Awards during a special April 30 ceremony.

Aaron Trocki publishes article

The instructor in mathematics co-authored "Launching a Discourse-Rich Mathematics Lesson" in a recent edition of Teaching Children Mathematics.

Pi Mu Epsilon hosts professor Tim Goldberg

Elon's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society, hosted the Lenoir-Rhyne University assistant professor of mathematics for a special guest lecture on April 1.

Madeline Edwards '15 receives award and presents research at annual mathematics sectional meeting

Madeline Edwards '15 received the Walt & Susan Patterson Prize for Outstanding Presentation at the Annual Southeastern Section Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America on March 14, 2015.

Professor Awtrey, math majors and Honors Fellow publish research article

Assistant professor of mathematics Chad Awtrey and mathematics majors Nicole Miles '15, Chris Shill '14 and Honors Fellow Erin Strosnider '14 published a research article in a recent issue (Volume 8, no. 2) of the journal Involve.

Pi Mu Epsilon hosts national leader in undergraduate research

The national mathematics honor society hosted Dr. Michael Dorff of Brigham Young University for a special guest lecture on March 4, 2015.

Math majors and faculty present at regional conference

A total of six math majors and faculty presented at the annual conference of the Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America in Wilmington, N.C., on March 13-14, 2015.

Mathematics professor honored with Distinguished Service Award

Professor Jeff Clark received the accolade on March 14, 2015, from the Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

Jeff Clark presents paper on the use of technology in teaching Numerical Analysis

The professor of mathematics presented at the 2015 International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics.

Math major and faculty present at national conference

Robin French '15 and Assistant Professor Chad Awtrey presented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings from Jan. 10-13, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas.

Karen Yokley presents mathematical art

The associate professor of mathematics had two paintings featured in the mathematical art gallery at the 2015 Joint Mathematics Meetings.

Professor and alumni publish two research articles

Recent graduates Chris Shill '14 and Erin Strosnider '14 each co-authored an article with Assistant Professor Chad Awtrey in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics based on research conducted during the 2013-2014 academic year.

Jeff Clark publishes research on Interactive Construction of Small Grammars

The professor of  mathematics authored a peer-reviewed journal article on the heuristic construction of small LR(1) grammars.

Pi Mu Epsilon hosts mathematician from the National Security Agency

The national math honor society hosted a special guest lecture from National Security Agency mathematician Dr. Todd Mateer on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.

Math majors & faculty give talks at sectional meeting of the American Mathematical Society

Two students and one faculty member spoke at the Southeastern Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, which was held Nov. 8-9, 2014, at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Professors present at North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference

Two faculty members in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics helped inform current high school teachers of the common pitfalls students make while conveying answers in the free response section of the Advanced Placement statistics exam.

 

Pi Mu Epsilon hosts mathematician Jim Brown

Elon's chapter of the national mathematics honor society hosted a special guest lecture by mathematician Dr. Jim Brown (Clemson University) on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

Math and Stat majors attend, present, and win an award at regional research conference

A total of 10 Elon students attended the 10th Annual Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro.

Aunchalee Palmquist and Kirsten Doehler publish article

Aunchalee Palmquist, in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and Kirsten Doehler, in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, recently published an article in the journal 'Social Science and Medicine.'

Jeff Clark appointed to Mathematical Association of America committee

Chad Awtrey gives invited presentation on mentoring undergraduate research

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.

Pi Mu Epsilon hosts mathematician Dr. Jeremy Rouse

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.

Fall Convocation presents unique teaching opportunity for alumna

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 presents original analysis at StatFest

Sophomore Statistics major, Jenny Faig, presented an original analysis of baseball data at StatFest in Raleigh, NC

Pi Mu Epsilon hosts second annual fall pizza party

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.

Math majors and faculty present at national MathFest conference

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.

Students mentored by math faculty present at SURE poster session

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.

J. Todd Lee presents at international statistics education conference

Professor of Mathematics Todd Lee presented on the invited paper "Visual representations of empericial probability distributions when using the granular density metaphor."

Chad Awtrey receives national award for undergraduate research mentoring

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).

Noyce Scholars, professor attend NSF Conference

This June, the National Science Foundation hosted its national meeting for institutions supported by its program to recruit and develop of STEM teachers.

Mathematics and Statistics Professors Participate in 2014 AP Statistics Reading

 

 

Three rising juniors selected as Noyce Scholars

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.

President of national mathematics honor society visits Elon

Eve Torrence of Randolph-Macon College hosted an origami workshop and delivered remarks May 5, 2014 at the Department of Mathematics & Statistics annual dinner.

Chad Awtrey and math majors publish research article

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.

Six seniors receive Fulbright awards

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.

Elon faculty, students, and alumni attend Women in Statistics conference

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.

Mathematics and statistics students receive awards

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.

 

Students and professors showcase scholarship at SURF

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 and Kirsten Doehler present at conference

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.

Pi Mu Epsilon welcomes Elon's Alan Russell for origami event

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.