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Ljupcho Petrov: 2024 Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence Winner

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Ljupcho Petrov, a third-year Ph.D. candidate in mathematics, has been honored with the 2024 Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence.

Brett Wick awarded NSF grant

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How AI and a popular card game can help engineers predict catastrophic failure – by finding the absence of a pattern

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"Math for a changing world"

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Ari Stern and graduate student Sanah Suri are developing new mathematics to describe the simulation of complex dynamical systems, a theoretical endeavor with real-world implications.

Arts & Sciences faculty integrate Literacies for Life and Career into their classrooms

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This fall, Silas Johnson and Tabea Alexa Linhard were among 24 Arts & Sciences faculty to pilot the new Literacies for Life and Career initiative, which focuses on highlighting and developing key skills.

Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium comes to WashU

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On Nov. 4 and 5, Wash U hosted the Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium (WAGS), a twice-yearly meeting of algebraic geometers in the western half of the United States and Canada. WashU event organizers — including Roya Beheshti Zavareh, Matthew Kerr and Wanlin Li, in Arts & Sciences — believe this was the largest conference organized by the math department in recent years, with approximately 150 participants.

Precup wins NSF CAREER award

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Martha Precup has won a prestigious National Science Foundation award for a project uncovering patterns in complex data.

Mathematics and Statistics and Data Science Graduate Application - Now Open

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The Mathematics and Statistics Department at Washington University in St. Louis will start accepting applications for fall 2024 graduate programs (Ph.D. in Mathematics, Ph.D. in Statistics, Master’s in Mathematics and Master’s in Statistics) in early September 2023. For the Ph.D. programs (Mathematics and Statistics), the application deadline is December 4, 2023. The Master’s in Mathematics deadline is January 15, 2024. The Master’s in Statistics deadline is March 1, 2024.

Fall 2023 Canvas Support Virtual Open Office Hours

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Canvas support virtual open office hours will be available to help instructors prepare for Fall 2023 classes

Fall 2023 Virtual Canvas Tech Training Co-Sponsored Events

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Fall Virtual Conversations Sessions: Cohosted by Dr. Tiffany Lang, Instructional Designer & Canvas Administrator and Dr. Sally Wu, Assistant Director for Educational Technology

"Drawing from data: a mathematical approach to community representation"

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In a new study, Stern and colleagues have developed a data-driven method for measuring how well communities are represented by district maps.

Wick appointed Dean’s Fellow for Digital Transformation

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As the Dean’s Fellow for Digital Transformation, Brett Wick, who is also a professor of mathematics and statistics, is focused on helping to build the structural foundations that will support cutting-edge research in data science and digital innovation in Arts & Sciences.