Pacific Launches Inclusive Support Program for Undergraduates After Being Awarded a $1.2 Million Federal Grant
Pacific University is embarking on a coordinated program to increase support for undergraduate students under a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Andrewa Noble was mathematics pioneer, attending Pacific in the 1920s and earning a PhD in mathematics in 1936. She was a a professor and chair of the Pacific University Math Department before her retirement in 1965. She was also chair of the chemistry, physics and math section of the Northwest Scientific Association.
A 1942 headline in The Campus, the undergraduate newspaper of City College of New York, set the tone: “First Female Invades Tech School Faculty,” it blared. Cecilie Froehlich led Pacific's math department until 1970 and was an outspoken advocate for recruiting women into the fields of math and engineering.
Dr. Neudauer is among approximately 60 women mathematicians meeting this week at Stellenbosch University in Stellenbosch, South Africa, for the African Women in Mathematics conference.
Starting this fall, the new major will prepare students for high-demand, high-salary positions in a burgeoning industry.
Pacific University is in the process of developing a data science major and post-baccalaureate certificate.
Dr. Guenther presented her work the area of "renormalization group flow" at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Pacific University Professor Nancy Neudauer has received her fourth Fulbright Specialist award to continue to expand and develop mathematics education abroad.
Pacific University Study of Rural Washington County Presented at Northwest Transportation Conference
Year-long study about the future of transportation in rural Washington County published in fall 2016 to be presented by Prescott Devinney '17 and Staff Member Mike Miller.
Pacific University Professor Nancy Neudauer recently returned from South Africa, where she organized and administered an African Institute for Mathematical Sciences workshop titled “Women in Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications.”