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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

University Mourns Math Associate Professor Emeritus Munukutla Sastry

Wilson Hall, photo taken from college greenDr. Munukutla Sastry, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Ohio University, passed away on May 28 at the age of 84, according to his obituary in the Athens Messenger: Sastry, as he was known to all, was born on July 24, 1935 in Chodavaram, India. Sastry came to the U.S. […]

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Posted on 07/17/2020

Three Arts & Sciences Faculty on Coronavirus Experts Livestream, May 1

Video screengrab highlighting coronavirus faculty experts Three College of Arts & Sciences faculty are featured as Ohio University hosts its first Ask the Experts livestream on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 1. These faculty will discuss coronavirus and the economic and human impacts of this global pandemic: Dr. Winfried Just, Professor […]

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Posted on 04/30/2020

The Coronavirus Number to Watch is R-Zero, Says Math Expert

Winfried Just, portrait When Ohio University multimedia Journalism student Taylor Bruck interviewed experts from different disciplines across campus to find out more about the topic of the novel coronavirus in today’s headlines, Dr. Winfried Just was there to look at how mathematical modeling helps provide an analytical tool for assessing prevention strategies […]

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Posted on 03/04/2020

Kennedy Museum Exhibit Immerses Visitors in Indigenous Math Circles

From left, Jeff Carr, Sally Fowler, Bob Klein and Henry Fowler examine a weaving in the Edwin L. and Ruth E. Kennedy Southwest Native American Collection.From Ohio University News Ohio University’s Kennedy Museum of Art opened “Pattern & Disruption: Diné Lifeways and Embedded Mathematics” on Feb. 1 with an opening reception, traditional weaving demonstration and curator walk and talk. The exhibit draws from the Edwin L. and Ruth E. Kennedy Southwest Native American Collection and […]

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Posted on 02/02/2020

Bischoff Authors ‘Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking from Anyon Condensation’

Dr. Marcel Bischoff in an outdoor settingDr. Marcel Bischoff co-authored “Spontaneous symmetry breaking from anyon condensation” in the Journal of High Energy Physics. Bischoff is Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Ohio University. Abstract: In a physical system undergoing a continuous quantum phase transition, spontaneous symmetry breaking occurs when certain symmetries of the Hamiltonian fail to be preserved […]

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Posted on 12/12/2019

Report: Many Rural Students Face Dire Inequity, Need Immediate Action from State, Federal Leaders

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite greater attention to rural America after the 2016 presidential election and bold promises from many state-level and national leaders, many children and families in rural America still don’t have the educational resources and opportunities they deserve, says report authored by Dr. Robert Klein and three […]

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Posted on 11/14/2019

Chronicle of Higher Ed Reports on Rural School Report by Klein, 3 OHIO Alumni

Dr. Robert Klein, portraitChronicle of Higher Education reporter Goldie Blumenstyk writes about a report on the state of rural education by Dr. Robert Klein and three Ohio University alumni in a story headlined “How to Get More Rural Students Ready for College? Start With Broadband.” A report on the state of rural education […]

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Posted on 11/14/2019

India West Reports Priya Natarajan Wins Presidential Teaching Award

Wilson Hall, photo taken from college greenIndia West reports that Ohio University alum Priya Natarajan ’95 was one of “Three Indian Americans Named Recipients of Science, Math, Engineering Excellence Honors.” Natarajan earned a B.A. in Mathematics from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. The White House Oct. 15 announced that President Donald J. Trump […]

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Posted on 11/14/2019