WeBWorK is an open-source online homework system initially developed within the UR Math Department by Profs. Gage and Pizer who received the 2016 AMS award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics for their work. The software is currently being used at over 700 colleges and universities in North America and around the world.Read more…
Congratulations to UR Math assistant professor Sevak Mkrtchyan, who has been awarded a Collaboration Grant from the Simons Foundation. The five-year, $35,000 grant will allow Sevak to pursue his research on the plane partitions model and related issues.
Associate Professors Sema Salur and Jonathan Pakianathan have been promoted to full Professors. Congratulations to both!
Professor Alex Iosevich and graduate student Vyacheslav Kiria-Kaiserberg are featured in an article about the advantage of dissertation committees, appearing in the latest issue of the journal Nature.
Professors Michael Gage and Arnold Pizer have received the 2016 AMS Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. Gage and Pizer are honored for the creation and development of WeBWorK, one of the first web-based systems that assign and grades homework problems in mathematics and science courses.
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