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2019 Math News

Chagas and Chickens: The Impact of Incompetent Hosts on the Incidence of Disease
Chagas and Chickens: The Impact of Incompetent Hosts on the Incidence of Disease

Mondal Hasan Zahid, University of Texas at Arlington Math Graduate Student, recently did a study that is aimed to identify the conditions for which the presence of chickens reduces vector-human interaction and ultimately decreases human risk for Chagas infection.

New course combines math, volunteering
New course combines math, volunteering

Shanna Banda, mathematics learning resource director, and mathematics senior lecturer Alice Lubbe launched a new program this semester that incorporates service learning into a mathematics course.

19th Annual Calculus Bowl Restructured and Updated
19th Annual Calculus Bowl Restructured and Updated

Students in calculus classes from more than two dozen high schools throughout North Texas competed to answer questions in a fast-paced competition based on pre-calculus and calculus questions in the 19th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Calculus Bowl.

USDA grant to blend data with agriculture for improved production
USDA grant to blend data with agriculture for improved production

A University of Texas at Arlington math professor will use a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to prepare graduate and undergraduate students for data-based careers in agriculture-related fields.

The 2019 Who Wants to Be a Mathematician Championship
The 2019 Who Wants to Be a Mathematician Championship

Robitaille, a 15-year-old homeschooled ninth-grader from Euless, has been fascinated by math from a very early age and has a proficiency for advanced mathematics that few people many times his age possess.

Professor emeritus Corduneanu remembered for kindness, contributions to mathematics
Professor emeritus Corduneanu remembered for kindness, contributions to mathematics

Constantin Corduneanu, an esteemed mathematician whose career spanned seven decades and two continents, was remembered by friends as a kind, caring gentleman who was supportive of his students and colleagues.