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2011 - 2012

Professor Slawomir Solecki of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign gave the Dalrymple Lecture on April 19, 2012. (abstract).

Drs Buskes and Cole obtain a $400,000 GAANN Grant for the fourth time.

Ole Miss Math T-Shirts are now available. Email spiroff@olemiss.edu or visit Hume 305.

 

2009 - 2010

Three students defended their PhD dissertations in 2010. (August 21, 2010)

The Twenty-third Cumberland Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing was held
at The University of Mississippi May 20-22, 2010.

The University of Mississippi math team tied for the first place in the 2010 student mathematics
competition held by the LA/MS section of the Mathematics Association of America.

Professor James G. Oxley of Louisiana State University gave the Dalrymple Lecture on May 21, 2010. (abstract).

Drs Buskes and Cole obtain over half-million GAANN Grant for the third time.

The Department of Mathematics has been honored for outstanding efforts by the American Mathematical Society.

 

Fall 2009

Professor Michal Karonski of Emory University gave the Dalrymple Lecture on Thursday, November 19 at 6 pm in Lewis Hall 101. The title of the lecture is "Random Graphs: From Paul Erdos to the Internet". For more information, please click here.

Dr. Nathan Jones joins the faculty as an assistant professor in Fall 2009. Dr. Jones, who obtained his Ph.D. degree from UCLA in 2005, works on Number Theory.


The Twenty-third Cumberland Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing will be held at the University of Mississippi in May 2010. Professor Talmage James Reid will be the main organizer.

 

2008 - 2009

Four students defended their PhD dissertations, two defended their MS theses, and two more defended their senior theses in Spring of 2009.

Professor Andrew Odlyzko of the University of Minnesota gave the 2009 Dalrymple Lecture on Thursday, April 2 (abstract).

Our graduate student Sam Watson has been awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Ole Miss Undergraduate Mathematics Team (Cameron Byrum, Catherine Putnam, George Rochardson, and Matt Stephenson) ranked 3rd at the 2009 LA/MS MAA meeting mathematics competition.

Catherine Putnam won the 2nd prize on the undergraduate paper competition at the 2009 LA/MS MAA meeting.

Three new faculty Micah B. Milinovich, Erwin Miña-Díaz, and Sandra Spiroff joined the Department in 2008.

Dang obtained an NSF REU grant (DMS-0809018-supplemental project of her NSF grant DMS-0707074 as a Co-PI with H. Peng).