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2018 Math News

Dragan receives honorary professor award from Romanian university
Dragan receives honorary professor award from Romanian university

Dr. Irinel Dragan, UTA professor emeritus in mathematics, has received an honorary professor award from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași in Iași, Romania, for his contributions to numerous fields of mathematics.

Dr. Grantcharov Promotion and Dr. Han awarded Professor Emeritus status
Dr. Grantcharov Promotion and Dr. Han awarded Professor Emeritus status

Faculty members were formally promoted during a Faculty Recognition Dinner and reception on October 11 in the E.H. Hereford University Center. UTA President Vistasp Karbhari delivered remarks and UTA Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Teik Lim presented gifts to the honorees.

Math department honors memory of doctoral student who was a friend to all he met
Math department honors memory of doctoral student who was a friend to all he met

Alan Amaya was in his second year as a UTA doctoral student and a graduate teaching assistant in mathematics.

Blake Neptune UTA Math Tutor and ROTC Cadet
Blake Neptune UTA Math Tutor and ROTC Cadet

Cadet Major Blake Neptune, a physics senior, is an MS5 cadet in the ROTC, the five signifying his seniority and the year of his membership. He is a part of the Headquarters Company, which organizes and oversees its three-day-long Field Training Exercise, or FTX, this past week at Fort Wolters in Mineral Wells.

Professor appointed to prestigious National Science Foundation ADVANCE office, HSI program
Professor appointed to prestigious National Science Foundation ADVANCE office, HSI program

A University of Texas at Arlington mathematics professor has accepted a one-year position in the National Science Foundation’s Division of Education and Human Resource Development as Program Director of the ADVANCE and Hispanic-Serving Institutions or HSI programs.

UTA alumna West receives 2018 UTeach Outstanding Alumnus Award
UTA alumna West receives 2018 UTeach Outstanding Alumnus Award

An alumna of The University of Texas at Arlington and the UTeach Arlington program has been honored for her outstanding efforts to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

UTA doctoral students establish ESTe²M Builders to get children excited about STEM
UTA doctoral students establish ESTe²M Builders to get children excited about STEM

Two doctoral students at The University of Texas at Arlington have developed the ESTe²M Builders educational program to help young students gain knowledge and self-esteem through hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, entrepreneurship and mathematics, or STe²M.

Jorgensen using NSF grant to boost students’ math proficiency and exposure to geoscience
Jorgensen using NSF grant to boost students’ math proficiency and exposure to geoscience

A mathematician at The University of Texas at Arlington is leading a project to improve students’ mathematics proficiency while also increasing students’ exposure to and interest in the geosciences.

UTA awarded NSF grant to recruit more STEM teachers
UTA awarded NSF grant to recruit more STEM teachers

The National Science Foundation has awarded close to $1.5 million in a Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program grant to The University of Texas at Arlington to promote the recruitment, preparation and induction of new science and mathematics teachers.

UTA receives National Science Foundation grant to continue successful scholarship program for undergraduate math students
UTA receives National Science Foundation grant to continue successful scholarship program for undergraduate math students

The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Mathematics has received a new four-year, $998,652 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue a highly successful program that provides funds for high-achieving, financially disadvantaged undergraduate students to pursue degrees in mathematics.