# Month: February 2018

# Talitha M. Washington, first African American to receive math PhD from UConn, writes about journey from student to math professor, in the AMS Notices

# Major Exploration Week

For most days of the week February 12-16, the math department will have events that are open to students deciding on a major, in order to help them determine if math would be a good fit. These include courses that are open to visitors and panel discussions or presentations by faculty.

**February 13th**

__12:30-1:45:__ Two courses open to visitors are Math 2110 – Multivariable Calculus in Arjona 105 and Math 2710 – Transition to Advanced Mathematics in Monteith 321.

__3:00-4:00:__ A faculty panel discussion *What is math research?* in Monteith 313.

**February 14th**

__11:15-12:05:__ A course open to visitors is Math 3265 – Applied Mathematical Logic in Monteith 225.

**February 15th**

__12:30-1:45:__ A course open to visitors is Math 3094 – Mathematics of Encryption in Monteith 314.

__4:00-5:00:__ A faculty panel discussion *Exploring UConn math degrees* in Monteith 313.

**February 16th**

__2:00-3:00 PM:__ A faculty presentation *Math: What is it good for?* in Monteith 226.