# News

## October 24 Colloquium: Dynamical Systems and your Car Odometer

Dr. Lori Alvin, Assistant Professor, Bradley University (and a graduate of UW Oshkosh)

## October 11 Colloquium: Matters of State: The Mathematics of Power in the Electoral College

## April 14 Colloquium: Numbers in Nature

The Mathematics on Exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

## Mar. 31 Colloquium: Describing Baseball’s Managers: A Clustering Exercise

Mathematics Department Colloquium Thursday, March 31, 2016, 4:00 – 4:50 pm Swart 127 UWO Associate Professor Chris Edwards

## Feb. 22 Colloquium: Quadratic forms and partition numbers

Eric Boll (UWO Mathematics and Computer Science grad)

## Oct. 19 Colloquium: The Appalachian Trail, by the Numbers

## Dr. John Beam awarded the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award from WI MAA

UWO Mathematics Professor John Beam deceived the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award from the Wisconsin Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

## ALEKS adaptive learning for mathematics. April 28 Mathematics Colloquium

## May the Best Team Win (April 2nd Mathematics Colloquium)

## Differentiability at Infinity via Stereographic Projection (Feb. 12 Mathematics Colloquium)

## Math grad John DeWitt qualifies for Olympic Trials in the marathon

## Compressions: A Tale of Love and Two Rings (April 23 Mathematics Colloquium)

## April 3rd Mathematics Colloquium: Provincial Polynomia

## Mathematics Learning in China: Observations from a Study Abroad (math colloquium)

Wednesday, November 13, 5:00 – 6:00 PM in Swart 217

## Partitions, Pentagons and Patterns (Mathematics Colloquium)

presented by Eric Boll, Mathematics and Computer Science Major

## Student-professor duo share love for math, puzzles

In theory, math should be fun, right? “Yes” is most definitely the answer if you ask Ken Price, associate math professor at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and his student John Dewitt, a senior secondary education math major. Together — and with the help of the Student Titan Employment Program (STEP) — the duo came together to both share their love of mathematics as well as to research a type of puzzle that Price had previously created called an arrowgram.

## Basel and Beyond: An Incomplete History of a Famous Sum (Mathematics Colloquium)

Benjamin Collins

## Developmental Mathematics Coordinator wins 2012 Outstanding Service Award

The Outstanding Service Award recognizes excellence of service that touches each member of the University community.

## Dr. Jen Szydlik is awarded 2012 Rosebush Professorship

The John McNaughton Rosebush Professorship recognizes UW Oshkosh faculty members for teaching, professional achievement and public service. Nominees are considered in a selection process by a panel representing all University governance groups.

## Math Department Newsletter

The UWO Mathematics Department is delighted announce the publication of its second annual spring newsletter!