# News

## Dec. 5 Colloquium: Teaching, Coaching and Running: Advice for Teachers and Coaches in their First Year

Monday, December 5, 2016, 4:10 – 5:10 pm Swart 127 UWO Math grad John Dewitt

## Dr. Jen Szydlik featured in "Faculty Five"

Math Professor Dr. Jen Szydlik highlights the strengths of the mathematics education programs at UW Oshkosh to prepare future mathematics teachers.

## Math Alumna Lori Alvin featured in UW Oshkosh Today

## 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