• U of M math graduate students

    Math Grad Students Work to Keep the U of M Welcoming for International Students

    The Department, College, and University all applaud our mathematics graduate students' continuing efforts to reach out to public decision-makers and to foster a welcoming environment for students from around the world to come to the US to pursue graduate degrees. The graduate students are spearheading an ongoing effort to rescind the Department of Homeland Security's proposed unrealistic restrictions on the duration of international graduate students's visas.

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  • Mike Weimerskirch with Wolfram Research Innovator Award

    Mike Weimerskirch Receives Wolfram Research Innovator Award for the Minnesota Online Learning Systems (MOLS)

    Mike Weimerskirch received the Wolfram Research Innovator Award in 2020 for his work on the Minnesota Online Learning System (MOLS). MOLS supports faculty and students with homework and quiz creation and grading. and with placement exams for over seven thousand students annually. Wolfram Research recognizes leaders around the world who are “pushing the boundaries of how the Wolfram technology stack is leveraged.”

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  • Austin Kraft, Fulbright award winner

    Austin Kraft Receives Fulbright Award to Conduct Language Research

    Austin Kraft, a ’20 graduate with majors in Mathematics and Linguistics, was offered a Fulbright Award to travel to Indonesia to conduct a comparative study of grammatical binding in three Indonesian languages. Working with Professor Yanti at Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya, Austin will conduct fieldwork at three different locations on the islands of Java and Borneo to elicit and document native speakers' binding patterns.

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  • Bruno Poggi and Ryan Matzke

    Bruno Poggi and Ryan Matzke Awarded Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

    Bruno Poggi and Ryan Matzke have been awarded a University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2020-21. Bruno's research interests lie in the intersection of harmonic analysis, geometric measure theory, and elliptic partial differential equations. His thesis advisor is Svitlana Mayboroda. Ryan's research interests lie in potential theory, discrepancy theory, and optimal point distributions.

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  • Kai-Wen Lan and Gregg Musiker

    Kai-Wen Lan and Gregg Musiker Promoted to Full Professor

    The Board of Regents has now approved the promotions of Kai-Wen Lan and Gregg Musiker to full professor. Prof. Lan’s research interests are Number theory, automorphic forms, Shimura varieties and related topics in arithmetic geometry. Prof. Musiker’s research interests are Combinatorics, cluster algebras, and tropical geometry.

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Mathematics at the University of Minnesota

Award Winning Programs, Research, and Faculty Yield Award Winning Students

The mission of the School of Mathematics is to cover the full range of research, education and service throughout mathematics and its applications. Our graduates - bachelors, Masters, and Doctorates - pursue a wide variety of careers within education, industry, and government. We provide mathematics instruction to students throughout the University in a broad range of academic programs, including physical and biological sciences, engineering, business, medicine, social sciences, and many other disciplines.

Tradition of Excellence

Mathematics is an essential component of any university. Our programs date back to the earliest years of the University of Minnesota and continue to be extremely active, strong, and internationally renowned. Learn more about our Undergraduate Programs, Graduate Programs, and Research.