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News & Events

The School of Mathematical Sciences is full of busy people cooking up fun activities and interesting ways to engage with our community.

Recent News

Excellence in Mentorship

Dr. Gulden Karakok received the 2021-22 College of Natural and Health Sciences Faculty Mentor of the Year for Graduate Research award.

Dr. Gulden Karakok


Excellence in Scholarship

Dr. Anton Dzhamay received the 2021-22 College of Natural and Health Sciences Excellence in Scholarship award.

Dr. Anton Dzhamay


Dr. Katie Morrison received a $163,000 NSF mathematical biology grant to support research on mathematical models of neural activity with an aim toward understanding how neural connectivity shapes the patterns of activity observed in different brain regions.

Dr. Morrison

Upcoming and Ongoing Events

Mathematics Contest

Each year, high school and middle school students from all over Colorado participate in the UNC Mathematics Contest. The first round is held in the fall in schools throughout the state, and then the top scorers from the first round are invited to the final round held on the UNC campus in January or February.
For all the latest news about the UNC Math Contest, including information on how to register, please visit the math contest information page.

Celebration of Mind

In October, the School of Mathematical Sciences marks Martin Gardner's  birthday with the annual Gathering for Gardner Celebration of Mind party. Last year, over 100 members of the university community enjoyed an evening of math puzzles, games and magic.

Math Club

Join us Wednesdays during school year for math fun and pizza.

More Memories

See the News Archives for photos, announcements, and news from prior years.