Professor Tom Defranco has been appointed Dean of the Neag School of Education. His appointment will start on July 1, 2009.
Eugene Boman has won the MAA’s Allendoerfer Award for the expository paper “Mom! There’s an Astroid in My Closet!” which appeared in the Mathematics Magazine April 2007 issue (Vol. 80, no. 2, pp. 104-111). The paper was written jointly with Richard Brazier and Derek Seiple.
Eugene graduated from UConn in 1993 and was one of Izzi Koltracht’s first Ph.D. students.
He is currently Associate Professor of Mathematics at the Pennsylvania State University in Harrisburg.