It was an eventful and exciting day on Tuesday, September 5: “Start Your Success in A&S”. After a gathering and presentations in Edwards Auditorium for all incoming Arts and Sciences freshmen, students broke out by major and met around tables set up at the Quad. The new Math Majors were greeted by the Advising Coordinator […]Continue reading "Welcome to our New Math Majors!"
Our department has been recognized with a 2023 Rammy award for “working collaboratively to provide our entire curriculum online – all courses asynchronous – for the 2023 summer session”. Rammy Awards celebrate people and departments demonstrating extraordinary commitment to undergraduate student success, recognizing commitment to the URI community and work to advance diversity around access […]Continue reading "Math Department Receives a Rammy Award"
A double major in math and business, Morgan Prior, is among 413 recipients of the prestigious 2023 Goldwater Scholarship from a pool of more than 5,000 applicants. Morgan Prior intends to pursue a Ph.D. in computational math, focusing on theory, design, and the implementation of algorithms for efficient computation. She has interests in large datasets, […]Continue reading "Math Major Awarded Goldwater Scholarship"
Assistant Professor from our Department, Jonathan Chavez-Casillas, collaborates with researchers from the URI Graduate School of Oceanography to help predict and possibly mitigate harmful algal blooms (HAB). HABs pose a growing threat to local and global economies, and human health. The researchers collect sophisticated imaging data from Narragansett Bay and analyze it using applied mathematics […]Continue reading "Harmful Algal Blooms"
Applications are invited for a tenure-track, academic-year Assistant Professor position in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematical Sciences at the University of Rhode Island to begin Fall 2023. We are seeking to attract a diverse pool of job applicants for this position. The job posting can be found here: https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/10922.Continue reading "Open Position: Assistant Professor, Mathematics with specialty in Data Science"
Per-course, academic year part-time faculty position in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Rhode Island to begin Fall 2022.Continue reading "Open Position: Part-Time Faculty, Mathematics"
On Friday April 8, from 3-5 PM in Lippitt 205, Erika Fiore will be defending her dissertation Gender-Specific Experiences of Women Undergraduate STEM Students in Online Mathematics Curses During a Pandemic. This is a qualitative study in partial fulfillment of a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, co-supervised by Michael Barrus and Kees de Groot (School of Education). Please […]Continue reading "Doctoral Thesis Defense: Erika Fiore"
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded its second National Science Foundation grant to recruit, prepare, and support science, computer science, engineering and mathematics majors to become teachers. This Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program, funded by a 1.2 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation, was established to address the large number of […]Continue reading "Robert Noyce STEM Scholarship & Internship Program Now Available"
Major: Data ScienceHometown: Lincoln, RI Q. In your opinion, what makes the College of Arts and Sciences at URI unique?A. The College of Arts and Sciences at URI is unique because of how many different routes a student can take to achieve their academic goals. It’s not a clear-cut path to getting your degree and it’s […]Continue reading "Class of 2022 – Caroline Akanji"
Josephine “Josie” Shirah ‘22 has an enduring passion for science and math that she’s ready to put into action. Her appreciation for the harmonious balance between math and chemistry began in high school when she realized studying these fields allowed her to explore and interact with the world in a unique way. Now, Shirah, a […]Continue reading "Josie Shirah ‘22 on the Power and Beauty of Chemistry and Math"