# News

## Math Alum Dewitt featured in Engage magazine

## Dr. Amy Parrott Wins MAA Distinguished Teaching Award

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh mathematician Amy Parrott will receive the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award from the Wisconsin Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) April 21, for her great success in teaching mathematics. The award was created in 1991 to showcase the importance of teaching mathematics at colleges and universities in Wisconsin. Parrott is the 21st recipient of the award and the third from UW Oshkosh.

## UWO Math Contest featured in Oshkosh Northwestern

On April 25, 2017, UW Oshkosh held its first annual Mathematical Problem Solving Contest, with 787 students in grades 7-10 competing from 43 schools in 22 districts across Wisconsin.

## Math Grad Featured in UW Oshkosh Today

UW Oshkosh Today 07 Dec 2016 by Natalie Johnson

## 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).