Department of Mathematics

University of Mississippi
  • Math Video
    Learn about what it's like to major in Mathematics at the University of Mississippi.
    NewGradStudents2019
    The Department of Mathematics welcomes new students 2019!
    McNair2017
    Skylyn Irby defended her thesis, On a generalization of Lucas numbers, under the direction of Dr. Sandra Spiroff. Skylyn is a 2019 graduate and UM Hall of Fame inductee. She will be pursuing a Ph.D in Mathematics at the University of Alabama.
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    The department hosted the 2018-2019 Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of the American Statistics Association Conference and Annual Meeting on April 5th, 2019. Keynote presentation from Robert Serfling and oral/poster presentations from Ph.D. students attracted more than 70 participants.
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    The department hosted the 2018-2019 Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of the American Statistics Association Conference and Annual Meeting on April 5th, 2019. Keynote presentation from Robert Serfling and oral/poster presentations from Ph.D. students attracted more than 70 participants.
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    Robert Serfling delivered the keynote presentation at the 2018-2019 Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of the American Statistics Association Conference and Annual Meeting, organized by the math department and held at UM on April 5th, 2019.
    DarlympleLecture2018-3
    Professor Arthur Benjamin, from Harvey Mudd College, explains to students and faculty members the mathematics behind several card tricks.
    SpiroffVietnam
    Assoc. Professor Sandra Spiroff participated in the Joint Mathematical Meeting between the American and Vietnamese Mathematical Societies, Summer 2019. The travel was partially supported by a grant from the Simons Foundation.
    SasaKocicGrantPhoto
    Saša Kocić, assistant professor of mathematics, has been chosen for funding under NSF’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, a program designed to help junior investigators in EPSCoR-eligible states develop career-spanning collaborations through extended visits to other premiere research institutions around the nation.
    DarlympleLecture2018-1
    Professor Arthur Benjamin, from Harvey Mudd College, delivers the 21st Dalrymple Lecture in Mathematics, demonstrating how to mentally add and multiply numbers faster than a calculator, how to figure out the day of the week of any date in history, and other amazing feats of mind.
    GulfStates2018
    Math majors Victoria Robinson, Skylyn Irby, and ShaTara Hall attend the 2018 Gulf States Math Alliance Conference in New Orleans, LA, with faculty members Donald Cole and Sandra Spiroff. Our department is part of the Alliance, whose goal is to increase minority representation and mentoring in Ph.D programs around the nation. Also pictured are the faculty and student attendees from Jackson State and Tougaloo.
    AzlinHuntTalk
    Instructors Robert Hunt and Mike Azlin recently presented on their innovative approach to using technology in mathematics for the second consecutive year at the RTIME Conference in Charleston, SC.
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    tutoring
    Graduate students discuss homework as well as assist undergraduates with Calculus in the tutoring room.
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    Professor of Mathematics Gerard Buskes has been named the Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year. From left to right: Prof. Gerard Buskes, Dean of Liberal Arts Lee Cohen, Prof. Matthew Murray, and Prof. Joshua Brinlee.
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