News

  • 05/14/2020 - Nancy Anderson, librarian for the Department of Mathematics for 32 years, passed away on May 12, 2020. She worked in Technical Services at the UIUC Library from 1968 to 1972. In 1972, she was...

  • 04/30/2020 - Steven Armstrong (BS, ’92, actuarial science) has been named the recipient of the 2020 Actuarial Science Alumnus of the Year Award by the Illinois Department of Mathematics for his exceptional career...

  • 04/21/2020 - UPDATE 4/23: Yesterday afternoon, Technology Services resolved the email redirection issue for affected students. Students should now be receiving all emails in their preferred inbox.

  • 03/31/2020 - A new artificial intelligence consortium that will include the University of Illinois has made fighting the COVID-19 pandemic its first order of business. The C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute...

  • 03/11/2020 - Among this year’s recipients are Professor Zoi Rapti, who received a LAS Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching; and graduate student Elizabeth Field, a recipient of a LAS Award for...

  • 03/11/2020 - A study of the early career paths of University of Illinois graduates reveals strong and steady success among new alumni from the College of LAS, including salary growth for new Department of...

  • 02/12/2020 - Two University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign scientists are among 126 recipients of the 2020 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

  • 01/28/2020 - Jane Bergman, office manager for the Department of Mathematics, has been awarded a Heritage Award from the Preservation and Conservation Association of Champaign County (PACA) for her replica of the...

  • 12/21/2019 - Department of Mathematics faculty members Yuliy Baryshnikov, Lee DeVille, and Kay Kirkpatrick are involved in a new project at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign that plans to break down the...

  • 12/21/2019 - Professor Emeritus Richard Bishop passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. Dick was a prominent figure in differential and Riemannian geometry who made many influential contributions, especially...

  • 11/20/2019 - The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been selected to host two of the most influential international academic conferences in the actuarial community -- the...

  • 11/04/2019 - The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce that Professor Thomas Nevins and Professor Emeritus Jang-Mei Wu have been selected to the 2020 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical...

  • 10/22/2019 - James A. Donaldson (b. 1941), Illinois Mathematics alumnus, passed away on October 18, 2019. Donaldson, Professor Emeritus at Howard University, received his master’s degree in mathematics at...

  • 10/22/2019 - Urban commuters may be less likely to encounter automobile accidents if they are willing to increase trip time, researchers report. A new study from the University of Illinois introduces a tool that...

  • 10/17/2019 - Billy Dec knows what it’s like to be on the receiving end of help. When he wanted to come to the University of Illinois in 1991, he couldn’t afford it, so he drove down from Chicago and showed up at...