Computer Coding 2015

Image of binary numbersThis summer the department of mathematics, the department of computer science, and the STEM institute at UCA will jointly host a summer program designed to get our youth involved in programming and problem solving.

For more information, see the registration page on Google docs.

Student Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of  2015 student awards:

2015 O.L. Hughes Award.

William Kyle Barker received 2015 O.L. Hughes Award, which is annually presented to an outstanding senior mathematics major. The award is given in the memory of late Professor O.L. Hughes, who was the chair of the Math Department at UCA in late 70’s to mid 80’s.  Barker graduated in Spring’15 with a BS degree in Mathematics and  will join the Department of  Mathematics  at the University of Pittsburg  this coming fall to pursue a doctoral degree.


2015  Dorothy Long Award.

Jamie L. Mullins received the 2015 Dorothy Long Award, annually presented to an outstanding female junior. The award is given in the honor of late Professor Dorothy Long, who was a mathematics faculty member and the Dean of Women at UCA in 60’s.


2015 Graduate Student Award

Brandon Ashley received the 2015 outstanding graduate teaching assistantship award. This summer Brandon is working on a research project in bio-mathematics with Dr. Weijiu Liu.  Brandon is expected to complete his masters degree in applied mathematics by spring 2016.


MSIT 2015

This summer the department will again be hosting MSIT – a Mathematics, Science & Information Technology Summer Academy. It is a one week program for high school students. The two tracks offered are Coding and Decoding Secret Messages and Web Programming Using HTML, Javascript, and PHP.




For more information, see the brochure.

Redesigned Website

The department has adopted a new design for our website and has introduced a page for departmental news.