News - Mathematics

Javier Taylor
7 days ago • September 28, 2022 • Posted in ,

Taylor Completes Master’s Degree in Applied Statistics

Dr. Javier Taylor, assistant professor of mathematics at University of the Ozarks, recently completed a master’s of science degree in applied statistics from Michigan Tech University in Houghton, Mich. Taylor has taught at Ozarks since the fall of 2016.  Taylor has bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and Biblical studies as well as a master’s degree in […]

Mathematics Teachers Alumni
April 13, 2022 • Posted in , , ,

Alums Receive Teacher of the Year Honors From Math Association

A pair of University of the Ozarks alumna who teach mathematics in the Arkansas River Valley were recently presented with a prestigious regional honor by the Mathematics Association of America (MAA). Kimberly (Corley) Griffin ’12 (pictured left), a teacher at Scranton High School, was named the sectional MAA 7-12 Mathematics Teacher of the Year and […]

Nicolas Dunsworth
April 12, 2022 • Posted in , , , ,

Nicolas Dunsworth Finds Harmony in Diverse Majors

When University of the Ozarks senior Nicolas Dunsworth of Clarksville decided to add a second major in English to one in mathematics, even he didn’t fully understand how the two completely different disciplines would complement each other. Dunsworth, who is spending the Spring 2022 Semester studying abroad at the University of Saint Andrews in St […]

Stacy Key
April 12, 2022 • Posted in , ,

Mathematics Professor Key Plans Retirement

Stacy Key, who has taught mathematics and held numerous administrative positions at University of the Ozarks since 1999, has announced his retirement from the University at the end of the Spring 2022 Semester. Key was an instructor of mathematics from 1999 until 2015, when he was promoted to associate professor of practice of mathematics. He […]


Senior Pasipanodya Aces Job-Search Test

Still three months away from graduating, University of the Ozarks senior Brilliant Pasipanodya has already aced one of her most important tests. The math and business administration major from Harare, Zimbabwe, has secured a full-time position with BlackRock, Inc., a multinational investment management corporation and the world’s largest asset manager. Pasipanodya will serve as an […]

Destinee Manning

Manning Plans to Make Impact in STEM Field

According to the National Science Foundation, African American women are significantly under-represented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions, holding less than five percent of those jobs in the workforce. University of the Ozarks senior Destinee L. Manning plans to help change that trend. Manning, a chemistry major from Memphis, Tenn., will graduate with […]

math majors
September 2, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Math Majors Take on COVID-19 Dashboard Project

A trio of University of the Ozarks mathematics majors are volunteering their knowledge and skills to enhance the University’s public reporting of COVID-19 cases on campus. David Bondy, Juan de la Cruz and Nicolas Dunsworth have begun work to improve the Covid-19 dashboard, located on the University’s website, The dashboard is updated each day at […]

Ozarks Math Team
March 24, 2020 • Posted in , , ,

Ozarks Team Places Second at State Mathematics Competition

The University of the Ozarks team of David Bondy, Juan Fernando de la Cruz, Nicolas Dunsworth and Richard Javier Rodriguez took home second place overall in the 2020 Arkansas Undergraduate Mathematics Competition, held Feb. 29 at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. It is the second consecutive year that a team from Ozarks has finished in […]