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Math Students
March 14, 2019 • Posted in , ,

U of O Team Takes First in State Math Competition

The University of the Ozarks team of Juan Fernando de la Cruz, Julio Molina-Pineda, Alec Mertin and Richard Javier Rodriguez beat out nine other collegiate teams from across the state to take first place in the 2019 Arkansas Undergraduate Mathematics Competition (AUMC), held Feb. 23 on the U of O campus. It is the first […]

Casey Orndorff
March 5, 2019 • Posted in , , ,

Math Professor Defies Odds In Half Marathon

“Why be disabled when I can be me.” That’s the personal mantra of University of the Ozarks Assistant Professor of Mathematics Dr. Casey Orndorff, who on Sunday completed the Little Rock Half Marathon in a time of 1:59:27. Orndorff, 28, believes he’s the first person with cerebral palsy to break the two-hour barrier in the […]

Robson Library
November 8, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Master Forager To Present Talk On Nov. 14

The University of the Ozarks Division of Mathematics and Sciences will present educator and author Charles Griffith for a talk titled, “How to Eat off the Land,” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, as part of the department’s science seminar series. The presentation is scheduled for 4-5 p.m. in Rowntree Recital Hall in the Walton Fine Arts […]

Jelena Petrovic
April 20, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Petrovic Finishes Top Five In Regional Competition

University of the Ozarks senior Jelena Petrovic brought home a top-five finish in the regional Mathematics Association of America (MAA) Conference, held April 12-14 at Arkansas Tech University. Petrovic, a mathematics major from Croatia who plans to attend graduate school at the University of Denver, finished in the top five in the Integration Bee category […]

Dr. Sean Coleman

Newly Appointed Division Dean

Dr. Sean Coleman, professor of biology, has been appointed dean of the Division of Sciences and Mathematics at University of the Ozarks, effective June 1, 2018. Coleman replaces Stacy Key, associate professor of practice of mathematics, who has served as dean since 2012. “I am thrilled that Dr. Coleman has accepted the position of dean […]

Eric Ledieu
April 26, 2017 • Posted in

STEM passion leads Ledieu to summer research opportunity

Eric Ledieu just might be the poster student for STEM on the University of the Ozarks’ campus. The junior who calls both Paris, France, and Scranton, Ark., home is a biology and chemistry major with minors in mathematics and computer science. For as long as he can remember, Ledieu has had a passion for STEM, […]

Samantha Hutto
May 2, 2016 • Posted in

Hutto finds harmony in mathematics and history

University of the Ozarks student Samantha Hutto has found an illuminating harmony in the unlikely double majors of history and mathematics. The junior from Arlington, Texas, enrolled at Ozarks planning to major in mathematics, but it didn’t take long for her to realize that she also had a passion for history. “I always liked history […]

December 30, 2013 • Posted in

2010 Ozarks grad working as statistician for Kelley Blue Book

Zi-Jian Khor, a 2010 University of the Ozarks graduate, was recently hired as a statistician by Kelley Blue Book, the industry leader in vehicle valuation, based in Irvine, Cal. Khor, originally from Malaysia, received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Ozarks before moving to California to earn a master’s degree in statistics from the University […]