mathematics News Archive
June 11, 2018 —
What do you get when you combine mathematics with a desire to make the world a better place? You get a University of Manitoba grad with a Bachelor’s degree in Honour Mathematics, a specialization in Applied and Computational Math, and dreams of using their knowledge to help others?
June 6, 2018 —
Addressing the complex issue of underrepresentation of Indigenous youth in post-secondary studies, and STEM fields. Darja Barr, Department of Mathematics, outlines new recruitment initiatives at the University of Manitoba to attract and support Indigenous youth.
April 27, 2018 —
Paper marbling, a potions class à la Hogwarts School of Wizardry!, math mania or a physics stunts show? These are just some of the options available to the nearly 2,000 elementary school students attending this year’s “Discovery Days” on the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus. Hosted by the Faculties of Science and Engineering on May 3rd and 4th.
April 23, 2018 —
When Stephen Kirkland, head of the Department of Mathematics, invited John Urschel, former NFL star, PhD student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (MIT), to speak at the U of M, the gesture, he confesses, wasn’t solely altruistic. There was a bit of self-interest at play as well.
April 9, 2018 —
For an event that only started a year ago, the March for Science has a lot of momentum behind it
March 22, 2018 —
Consider volunteering for Science Rendezvous, the largest celebration of science and engineering in Canada!
March 20, 2018 —
Dr. Virginia Trimble believes there isn’t just one universe, but many
January 23, 2018 —
On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Careers in Science - Pathways to Achievement Event
January 22, 2018 —
Meet Dr. Rick Chartrand, [BSc/93], Co-Founder and Mathematician, Descartes Labs, 2018 Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award recipient. Dr. Chartrand’s career has spanned both academia and industry. He co-founded Descartes Labs with other scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory, their work specializing in calibration and analysis of satellite imagery.
Challenge yourself, take risks: Dean Stefi Baum stresses the value of self-discovery in higher learning
January 15, 2018 —
Dean Stefi Baum recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science advises students to find something (or many things!) that their passionate about.