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10 Arts & Sciences, 2 HTC Students Get OHIO Leadership Awards

Majed Zailaee, with Leadership Awards logoTen Arts & Sciences students and two from the Honors Tutorial College were among 39 honored at Ohio University’s annual leadership awards celebration on April 14. These students “went above and beyond the call of duty to serve their communities, mentor fellow students, and lead with passion and compassion,” said […]

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Posted on 04/15/2021

Class of 2021 | Dr. Henry Chimal-Dzul: From Mexico to Athens to Zurich

Henry Chimal-Dzul, portraitHenry Chimal-Dzul, an international student from Mexico, graduates this spring with a Ph.D. in Mathematics. His next step is Switzerland. In Mexico, Chimal-Dzul earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in mathematics. This spring, he earns his doctoral hood, a piece of academic regalia that dates back to medieval […]

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Posted on 04/08/2021

Alumni News | Schwiebert Continues Tradition, Edits DIY Book on Analytic Functions

copies of the book An introduction to Analytic FunctionsOhio University alumnus Ryan Schwiebert is one of three generations of mathematicians continuing the tradition of inquiry-based teaching. With OHIO Emeritus Professor Gene Kaufman, he edited a revised edition of An introduction to Analytic Functions. The original book was published in 1959, and Kaufman was the last Ph.D. student of […]

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Posted on 04/07/2021

Class of 2021 | Eric Nichols Found His Confidence in Front of a Classroom

Eric Nichols, portraitAs Eric Nichols finishes up his M.S. in Mathematics this spring, he graduates with newfound confidence in his ability to stand in front of a class and talk about math. Q: What was your ah-ha moment at OHIO—that point where you said to yourself, “I’ve got this!”? A: One of […]

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Posted on 03/30/2021

Phys.org Writes about Just’s Book on Clearing up COVID Misunderstandings

Winfried Just, portraitPhys.org writes about Dr. Winfried Just’s new book COVID-19 Unmasked: The News, the science and common sense in a story headlined “Mathematics professor creates critical discussions around COVID in new book.” “I wanted to write this book after observing the misunderstanding and misconceptions people have regarding the pandemic,” Just said. “We’ve […]

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Posted on 03/22/2021

Just Creates Critical Discussions around COVID in New Book

Winfried Just, portraitFrom Ohio University News Dr. Winfried Just’s new book COVID-19 Unmasked: The News, the science and common sense tackles the persistent and sometimes controversial questions people have been asking about COVID in a new, conversational way. Just is Professor of Mathematics at Ohio University. “I wanted to write this book […]

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Posted on 03/18/2021

Klein Curates Pattern and Disruption: Diné Lifeways and Embedded Mathematics

From left, curators Sally Fowler, Bob Klein and Henry FowlerDr. Robert Klein is a co-curator of Pattern and Disruption: Diné Lifeways and Embedded Mathematics at the Kennedy Museum of Art. Reserve your visit. Klein is Professor of Mathematics at Ohio University. Drawing from the Edwin L. and Ruth E. Kennedy Southwest Native American collection, this exhibition explores Diné (Navajo) weaving […]

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Posted on 03/08/2021

University Community Mourns Loss of Professor John Gillam

John Gillam, portraitJohn D. Gillam, 80, a retired professor from Ohio University, died peacefully at home March 1, according to his obituary. Gillam earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. At OHIO, he started in the Mathematics Department and then moved to the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. His early research […]

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Posted on 03/04/2021

Mathematics Colloquium | Efim Zelmanov on Growth Functions and Wreath Products, Nov. 12

Efim Zelmanov, portraitThe Surender K. Jain Lecture Series at Ohio University presents Dr. Efim Zelmanov in a Mathematics Colloquium on “Growth functions and wreath products” on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 5 p.m. EST. Join on Zoom. Zelmanov is Professor of Mathematics and the Rita L. Atkinson Endowed Chair at the […]

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Posted on 11/01/2020

Retirement | For Aizicovici’s Students, the Difference Was Magical Lectures, Professional Passion

Sergiu Aizicovici, portraitDr. Sergiu Aizicovici developed a passion for mathematics in middle school, so choosing math as his college major was an easy decision—a decision that led to a 31-year career in the Mathematics Department at Ohio University. His passion for math never waned, and his time in Athens adds up to […]

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Posted on 08/17/2020