mathematics

Predicting a patient’s life expectancy

Genome-wide pattern found in tumors from brain cancer patients predicts how long they could live.


A woman scientist looks through a microscope

Why wait? New initiative gets students into the lab early

In 2020, the College of Science will give hundreds of undergraduates the opportunity to contribute to real research projects the year that they step onto campus.


Humans of the U: Kelly MacArthur

“I’m really excited to meet new students. I go out of my way to memorize all the students’ names. By the end of every semester, I think to myself, ‘I wonder if my next group of students is going to be as great as this group of students.’ I’m going to miss these students, and I’m not sure how to detach so that I can leave space to attach to the next set.”


Arctic ice at a record low

100-year-old physics model replicates modern arctic ice melt.


U mathematician elected to Royal Society

This fellowship is just the latest in a long string of honors for Christopher Hacon.


TAU: THE NEW PI

Pi gets all the love, but tau can make math easier so let’s celebrate Tau Day this week.


WE ARE FAMILY

Math simulations support theory of “socially enforced nepotism.”


MEET THE GRADUATES: CLASS OF 2016

Commencement will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jon M. Huntsman Center. In the weeks leading up to the ceremony, we’ll profile graduates from across the university.


SOLVING PROBLEMS FOR MATH TEACHERS

U Mathematics Teaching Program helps Utah teachers develop expertise and experience in teaching and learning mathematics to become leaders in their field.


Announcements

GLOBAL LEARNING ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES (GLAD) GRANTS Deadline: March 4, 2016 EXCELLENCE IN GLOBAL EDUCATION Deadline: Feb. 26, 2016 IVORY PRIZE: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS ALTA SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP AWARDS – NOMINATIONS DUE BY FEB. 8, 2016 U STUDENT AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS CHURCHILL SCHOLARSHIP VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE CENTER ON AGING PILOT GRANT PROPOSAL NOMINATE AN OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC […]