Tag: Department of Mathematics


College Names New Associate Deans

From the July 2013 Desktop News | Two faculty members have been appointed associate deans for the College. Dr. Lisa L. Dorr, associate professor in the Department of History, and Dr. Roger Sidje, associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, were appointed by Dr. Robert F. Olin, dean of the College. Dorr will administer the College’s social sciences division, and Sidje will manage diversity and multicultural programs. They will assume their new duties August 16. “Professors Dorr and Sidje bring to the […]

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Miller Estate Augments Henry C. Miller Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund

The College has received a gift of more than $300,000 from the estate of Dr. Henry C. Miller Jr., a longtime faculty member in the Department of Mathematics. The funds will be added to the Henry C. Miller Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund, which was established by Miller during his lifetime to provide scholarships for students in the Department of Mathematics and the School of Music and its jazz studies program. Miller graduated from Hueytown High School in 1941, then earned […]

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Estate Gift Endows Math Scholarship

A gift of more than $1 million from the estate of Edith Wetzel Ainsworth has established the Ainsworth Endowed Graduate Scholarship in Applied Mathematics in the College’s Department of Mathematics. Ainsworth and her husband, the late Oscar Richard Ainsworth, were faculty members in the math department. Oscar Ainsworth earned a bachelor’s degree in 1945 and a master’s in 1946 from the University of Mississippi. He got his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1950, and then joined the […]

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