Category: Mathematics & Statistics

Rosser presents research on the ‘science glass ceiling’

Rosser presents research on the ‘science glass ceiling’

Sue Rosser, provost at San Francisco State University, lectured SIUE attendees and the public Wednesday about her research, titled “Academic Women and their Struggle to Succeed: The Science Glass Ceiling.” The National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Grant sponsored the lecture.
Sue Rosser, SFU provost
Rosser received her doctoral degree in zoology and has served as provost and vice […]

Beauty and the 'triply periodic minimal surface' beast

Beauty and the ‘triply periodic minimal surface’ beast

“Imagine taking a long piece of wire. Bend it into some shape in space and solder the ends together. You might have some crazy curves. Dip it in dish soap. Pull it out. You probably will have a spanning film on there, some kind of soap film. I study a mathematical model of those things,” […]

Speaking of ethics - ethics speakers to speak

Speaking of ethics – ethics speakers to speak

When it comes to taking ethics from the classroom to a professional field, the connection is often dropped, according to one professor at SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).  Alison Reiheld, assistant professor of philosophy, plans on fixing that for a variety of students at SIUE through a speaker series this academic year.
Alison Reiheld […]

Welcome back SIUE CAS to This Week In CAS - from the TWIC Editors

Welcome back SIUE CAS to This Week In CAS – from the TWIC Editors

As many of you know, This Week In CAS (TWIC) launched its first edition in October 2010.  TWIC is part of an effort by Aldemaro Romero, Dean of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), and his staff, to diversify the way the CAS communicates the stories, adventures, and successes within the CAS community, as […]

CAS meeting brings faculty together, introduces new members

CAS meeting brings faculty together, introduces new members

SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) faculty and staff are anything but negative about the outlook for the upcoming school year.
All members gathered at the 17th Annual CAS Fall Meeting on Friday to discuss the present and future state of the university and introduce new faculty and staff.
SIUE’s Chancellor Vaughn Vandegrift began the meeting […]

The media outlets of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences

The media outlets of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences

No one can say that SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is not reaching out the the local community.  In the past year, under the direction of Aldemaro Romero, Dean of CAS, three new media outlets have been added to the arsenal, This Week In CAS (TWIC), Segue, and College Talk.
These new […]

TWIC: A Window to the College of Arts and Sciences

TWIC: A Window to the College of Arts and Sciences

This Week In CAS (TWIC) officially launched on October 1, 2010 as a news hub for SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences. In the past 7 months, the editors of TWIC have been delighted to bring you the achievements of faculty and staff, the exciting events on  the University’s  vibrant campus and other information regarding the research […]

Neath's research continues to be recognized, supported

Neath’s research continues to be recognized, supported

Andrew Neath, professor of mathematics and statistics, has undertaken a research project, “Statistical Model Selection and the Theory of Social Choice,” that is expected to have a significant impact on the way researchers use and understand statistics and scientific decision making.
The importance of Neath’s work is evidenced in his newest honor – SIUE’s Hoppe Research […]

CAS faculty are experts in American policies, society, culture

CAS faculty are experts in American policies, society, culture

Faculty members from SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences will have the opportunity to travel across the globe as experts who interact with foreign audiences to discuss American policies, society and culture.
Twelve CAS faculty members have been selected by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs to participate in the U.S. Speaker […]

Neath receives Annette and Henry Baich Award

Neath receives Annette and Henry Baich Award

Andrew Neath, professor of mathematics and statistics, is the 2011-12 recipient of the Annette and Henry Baich Award for his project “Statistical Model Selection and the Theory of Social Choice.”
The prestigious award, according to SIUE’s Web site, is given annually to the most outstanding STEP (Seed Grant for Transitional and Exploratory Projects) grant proposal for basic […]

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