News - Mathematics

May 21, 2013 • Posted in

Garcia to spend summer studying biostatistics in NYC

Daniel Garcia, a junior mathematics major from Clarksville, will leave at the end of this month to study biostatistics at Columbia University in New York for six weeks. Garcia will participate in the prestigious Columbia Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (CSIBS) at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. The program only […]

February 22, 2013 • Posted in

Mathematics department to host statewide competition

On Saturday, Feb. 23, the University of the Ozarks mathematics department will host undergraduate students from across the state, challenging them to test their mathematics skills during the 10th annual Arkansas Undergraduate Mathematics Competition. This competition, held each year on the last Saturday in February, provides an opportunity for students from all small 4-year colleges […]

February 13, 2013 • Posted in

Key excited to lead Division of Sciences and Mathematics

"The sciences and math division is already a wonderful program. I just have to keep the machinery oiled and moving forward," said Stacy Key, instructor of mathematics, of his new position as chair of the University of the Ozarks' Division of Sciences and Mathematics. Key brings a wealth of experience to the division chair position, […]

January 8, 2013 • Posted in

Jenkins’ senior project tackles advanced math, physics

Glendon Jenkins, a mathematics major from Wickes, Ark., has always been fascinated by math and its principles. Now, in his senior year at University of the Ozarks, Jenkins is right in the middle of a senior project that delves into the discipline of quantum computing. Jenkins, the sixth of eight children, remembers watching his older […]

September 10, 2012 • Posted in

Math professor, alumna dedicates textbook to Ozarks professors

When Callie J. (Harmon) Daniels, a math professor at St. Charles Community College in Missouri, had an opportunity to dedicate the latest college math book she co-authored, she had only to think back on her undergraduate days at University of the Ozarks for inspiration. Callie J. (Harmon) Daniels ’89, a math professor at St. Charles […]

July 24, 2012 • Posted in

Physics Professor Dr. Itza honored by area school teachers

Dr. Salomón Itzá, associate professor of physics at University of the Ozarks, has been named the Western Arkansas Outstanding Professor for 2012 by the Western Arkansas Education Service Cooperative (WAESC). WAESC is composed of 24 school districts, 50 schools, and more than 5,000 teachers in six counties in west central Arkansas. Its mission is to […]

December 15, 2011 • Posted in

Ozarks math professor leads double life as St. Nick

Santa Claus is coming to town. And may be here already. If you or your children have encountered the familiar jolly man with the red suit and white whiskers in Clarksville recently, it is possible it wasn’t the real Santa, but rather U of O’s Dr. Buddy Smith. Smith, who has been a professor of […]

November 9, 2011 • Posted in

Ozarks students to attend mathematics conference

Clarksville, Ark. --- Seven students in the university's Ozarks Mathematical Society (OMS) will attend the MAKO Undergraduate Math Research Conference at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri on November 12. The annual conference gives undergraduate students and faculty from Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma an opportunity to present their original research or expositions of interesting […]

March 12, 2008 • Posted in

Ozarks Mathematics Students Excel at State Event

Clarksville, Ark. --- Nine Ozarks mathematics students competed in the annual Arkansas Undergraduate Mathematics Competition, held Feb. 24 at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark. Ozarks’ team Eratosthenes (Mei Yee Chew, Zi Jian Khor, and Sarah Reeves) took second place in the competition, with teams Hypatia (Lisa Mercer, Fidel Samour, and Amy Wonaphotimuke) and Apollonius […]