- Math and Statistics Department celebrates student accomplishments
The department gathered on May 3 to celebrate the accomplishments of its students.

- Statistics faculty present at conference on technology for mathematics instruction
Ryne Vankrevelen and Laura Taylor from the Mathematics and Statistics Department present at the International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics

- Mathematics and statistics faculty attend conference on teaching statistics
Six members of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics Faculty attended the United States Conference on Teaching Statistics at The Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania.

- Awtrey receives grant from Mathematical Association of America
The funding will assist A.L. Hook Associate Professor Chad Awtrey and Williams High School math teachers Robin French '15 and Dee Sizemore in providing enrichment activities for talented high school students.

- College of Arts & Sciences recognizes distinguished alumni
Ralph Mueller ’83, Michael Capps ’99 and Carly Ledbetter ’13 were honored with the 2017 Elon College Distinguished Alumni Awards during an April 27 ceremony.

- Math majors and faculty shine at professional conference
A total of 13 math majors and faculty attended the 2017 Southeastern Sectional Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America, held at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, on March 9-11.

- Passion for pure math theory fuels Lumen Scholar's research
Peter Jakes '17 is among the recipients of the Lumen Prize, which provides selected students with a $15,000 scholarship and celebrates their academic and creative accomplishments.

- Math faculty and alumnus publish research article in international journal
Michael Keenan '16, Associate Professor Jim Beuerle and A.L. Hook Associate Professor Chad Awtrey published a research paper in the most recent issue of the

*International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics*.

- Four Elon students named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford d.school
The students join a global community of Fellows charged with increasing campus engagement with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity.

- Noyce Program accepting applications for paid summer STEM internships
The Elon Noyce Scholars Program is accepting applications for summer education internships from current first-year students and sophomores who are interested in STEM fields.

- Death of retired Elon faculty member William Barbee
William Hawksley Barbee, a member of Elon’s mathematics faculty for 33 years, died on February 14 in Hickory, N.C. He was 78.

- News & Record article highlights lessons learned by Elon students in the Dominican Republic
During a three-week Winter Term course, titled “Business of Baseball and Tourism in the Dominican Republic,” two dozen students examined issues relating to neo-colonialism and globalization while traveling in the Caribbean nation.

- Math faculty present research, insights at largest annual mathematics conference
The 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings, the largest annual mathematics conference in the world, was held Jan. 4-7 in Atlanta.

- Painting by mathematics professor featured in International Mathematical Art Exhibition
The painting "Starburst" by Karen Yokley, associate professor of mathematics, is the fourth she's had accepted for the Bridges Organization's visual art exhibition at the annual Joint Mathematics Meetings.

- Research by Palmquist, Doehler highlighted in popular motherhood news site
The article on Romper featured research by Elon's Aunchalee Palmquist and Kirstie Doehler about the online sharing of breast milk.

- Pi Mu Epsilon and Elon Stats Club cohost 4th Annual Fall Pizza Party
The annual fall pizza party for the national mathematics honor society and statistics club featured a guest lecture by Associate Professor of Mathematics Jim Beuerle.

- Pi Mu Epsilon Speakers Discuss Applications of Mathematics to Biology and Physics History
The national mathematics honor society Pi Mu Epsilon hosted faculty from Winthrop University (SC) and Central Washington University (WA) for engaging colloquia on topics at the intersection of mathematics, biology, history, and physics.

- Five math majors present at regional conference, one receives award
Peter Jakes '17, Nathan Pool '17, Michelle Rave '17, Kelly Reagan '17 and Jade Schrader '16 gave presentations at the 12th Annual Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference held at UNC-Greensboro on Nov. 11-12.

- Amazon Web Services consultant shares data analytics insights
Through an analytics workshop, participants learned how cloud computing can be utilized by organizations to innovate, experiment and iterate.

- Elon senior takes home award from N.C. mathematics conference
The N.C. Council for Teachers of Mathematics recognizes outstanding mathematics education students at colleges and universities across the state in an effort to encourage student enjoyment of mathematics and mathematics education.

- Homecoming kicks off with Alumni Awards ceremony
Seven distinguished alumni received the 2016 Alumni Awards on Oct. 21 in recognition for their professional achievements, leadership and service to society

- Pi Mu Epsilon hosts female mathematician for engaging colloquium
Kristen Abernathy, assistant professor of mathematics at Winthrop University in South Carolina, spoke to a crowd of 51 students and faculty about her research in the areas of analysis and mathematical modeling on Thursday, Sept. 29.

- Math professor, alumni publish research paper in international number theory journal
Nicole Miles '15, Chris Shill '14, Erin Strosnider '14, and A.L. Hook Associate Professor of Mathematics Chad Awtrey published a paper in the October 2016 issue of JP Journal of Algebra, Number Theory, and Applications.

- Five presented with Elon University's highest honor — the Elon Medallion
Elon President Leo M. Lambert bestowed the university's highest honor upon five retired faculty and staff members for their meritorious service to the university.

- Elon math department has strong showing at MathFest, with Lumen scholar taking home award
Peter Jakes '17, Professor Jeff Clark, Assistant Professor Aaron Trocki, and A.L. Hook Associate Professor Chad Awtrey gave presentations at MathFest in Columbus, OH, on Aug. 3-6, 2016.

- Elon Students Present at National Math Meeting
Four applied mathematics majors presented their research in July at the at the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Annual Meeting

- Applied Mathematics Major and Professor Present at BAMM!
Kelly Reagan '17 and Associate Professor Karen Yokley present mathematical modeling research at VCU conference.

- Putting passion into action
Brandon Landreth ’11 has been able to design and implement weekly lessons on health, wellness and oral hygiene for elementary students in rural Greene County thanks to a fellowship.

- Ralph Mueller ’83 appointed to top academic position at Purdue Northwest
The Elon alumnus will oversee 15,000 students and more than 70 undergraduate/graduate degree programs as the university’s inaugural vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost.

- Statistics and Mathematics Faculty Attend Virtual Conference
Associate Professors of Statistics Laura Taylor and Kirsten Doehler, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Kristen Mazur and Lecturer of Statistics Ryne VanKrevelen viewed the conference from an on-campus classroom.

- Elon's 2016 retirees recognized
President Emeritus Earl J. Danieley, who has given Elon 70 years of service, is among 19 faculty and staff members retiring this year.

- Pi Mu Epsilon guest speaker proves "Dogs Know Calculus"
Roland Minton, professor of mathematics at Roanoke College, gave a guest lecture titled, "The Curious Case of the Dog Who Could Do Calculus," on May 4.

- Aaron Trocki Publishes for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Journal
The assistant professor of mathematics publishes as third author in the May issue of Teaching Children Mathematics.

- Math-Stats colloquium speaker discusses the use of statistics in courtroom cases
Elon's chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the national math honor society, and Elon's Statistics Club hosted statistician Dr. Sat Gupta (UNC-Greensboro) for a guest lecture on applied statistics on April 5, 2016.

- Aaron Trocki presents research, receives award
Aaron Trocki, assistant professor of mathematics, presents original research and receives award at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Research Conference in San Francisco April 11-14, 2016.

- Top 10 Under 10 Awards celebrate the successes of young alumni
The awards program highlights and celebrates alumni who have graduated within the past decade and who are distinguished in their professions and invested in the future of Elon and its community.

- Associate Professors of Statistics Laura Taylor and Kirsten Doehler publish article on faculty perceptions of statistics
The paper introduces a new scale to measure faculty attitudes and perceptions related to the statistics discipline.

- Math and Statistics Department hosts 38th annual Math Contest
Middle and high school students tackle math contest on Elon's campus.

- Aaron Trocki presents at the Society of Technology and Teacher Education Conference
Aaron Trocki, assistant professor of mathematics, presents at the SITE Annual Conference in Savannah, Georgia from March 22-25, 2016.

- Chad Awtrey receives 2016 Beginning Faculty Teaching Award from the Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America
- Mathematics faculty member recognized for outstanding teaching and mentoring

- Jeff Clark presents paper on Smith Normal Form
The professor of mathematics presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

- Jeff Clark elected chair of Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Assocation of America
The professor of mathematics was elected at the annual meeting of the section at its business meeting on March 26.

- Elon faculty make STEM fun for local schoolchildren
A pilot project led by faculty members Martin Kamela and Dave Gammon brought Alamance County elementary and middle school students to campus for four days of science and math activities while Elon University students traveled away for spring break.

- Tom Riley '16 presents at international professional meeting
The March meeting of the American Physical Society is the largest annual international meeting of physicists, featuring more than 9,000 presentations from authors around the world.

- Chad Awtrey and alumni publish math research paper
- A.L. Hook Assistant Professor Chad Awtrey and alumni Brett Barkley '15, Nicole Miles '15, Chris Shill '14, and Erin Strosnider '14 published their paper, "Degree 12 2-adic fields with automorphism group of order 4", in the most recent issue of the Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics.

- Michelle Snyder '06 presents work during the McMichael Colloquium Series
The 2006 physics and math alumna discusses her work at the Institute for the Environment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

- Elon alumnus speaks about life as a math graduate student
Greg Mader '11, a doctoral student in Biomathematics at N.C. State University, spoke Feb. 24 to a crowd of 32 students and faculty about his life as a graduate student.

- Microfinance can help home businesses recover from calamity in developing countries
Research by Elon University senior Michael Keenan finds that household businesses in Indonesia are more likely to cope with natural disasters and disease when they have access to banks that provide savings and loans.

- Math majors and faculty present at the national Joint Mathematics Meetings
Peter Jakes '17, Michael Keenan '16, Sara Rodgers '16, Jesi Weed '16, Professor Jeff Clark, Professor Crista Arangala, and A.L. Hook Assistant Professor Chad Awtrey presented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle from Jan. 6-9, 2016.