Department of Mathematics

Academic Year 2008-2009


pin  Michaela Moore receives Wu/King Scholarship
[Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 ]
Michaela Moore, through the generosity of Horace Wu and Kate King, has been awarded a $1500 scholarship designed to support graduate education in science and mathematics. The individual must be a K-12 teacher, pursuing a graduate degree and should have at least a 3.25 GPA. Michaela is a math teacher at Westside High School.
pin  Josh Strese awarded the Hitchcock Foundation Scholarship
[Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 ]
The Hitchcock Foundation annually contributes a $500 scholarship, each to the Biology, Math, Chemistry and Physics Departments. The Math Department awards this scholarship to an incoming freshman who declares math as their major.
For fall 2007, the department congratulates Josh Strese as the Hitchcock Foundation Scholarship recipient. He will continue to receive the scholarship for 4 yrs. by remaining a math major, maintaining a 3.0 GPA or better, and maintaining full-time status.
pin  Steve From wins fifth annual Kerrigan Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics
[Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2009]
Several years ago UNO alumnus, Mr. Patrick Kerrigan (BA 1973, Math and Physics), set up an annual award in the Mathematics Department to encourage and recogize oustanding teaching performance. Previous honorees have been Professor Valentin Matache, Professor Dora Matache, Professor John Konvalina and Instructor Judy Downey. Professor From is being recognized for his many years of dedicated work with students both in and out of the classroom.
pin  Lopez, Kochi and Trageser win MAM presentation awards
[Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2009]
The annual Mathematics Awareness Month Symposium was held on Friday, April 10, 2009. Six students presented the results of research projects. The winners are Jaime Lopez for 1st place, Naomi Kochi for 2nd place and Jeremy Trageser for 3rd place. Complete Math Awarness information may be found on the math website at