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In Memoriam: Eugene Spiegel

We are saddened to report that our former colleague Eugene Spiegel passed away earlier this week. Gene obtained his PhD from MIT in 1965. After a post-doc at Caltech he joined UConn in September 1967 as an Assistant Professor. Gene supervised six doctoral dissertations at UConn and, along with some other colleagues, built up the […]

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UConn Hosting MathCounts Competition

On Saturday, February 9, the Department of Mathematics will host the Eastern Chapter of the MathCounts competition. For many years this competition took place at the Coast Guard Academy, but the recent government shutdown made it impossible. UConn came to rescue and hope to host up to 230 mathletes this week. One of the teams […]

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Students present at 2018 Spring Frontiers Exhibition

Three undergraduate students presented posters on their math research during the 2018 Spring Frontiers Exhibition sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR). Sailesh Simhadri presented his SURF-funded project on random processes associated to linear recurrences.   Raji Majumdar and Anthony Sisti presented their research from last summer on applications of Central Limit Theorems to […]

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