Discovery begins here! Mathematics is the language of the sciences, and our Mathematicians (and this includes students too) create new technology, discover new ideas, and develop computational algorithms that have profound  impact on science.  In our department, students have access to research, competitive internships and career training opportunities that will prepare them for the demands of current and future society.  Our highly enthusiastic faculty make our classrooms discovery incubators.

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Rachel Pries named Fellow of Association for Women in Mathematics

Pries, also a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society and a founding member of the Women in Number Theory Network, strives to be a steward of both inclusivity and equity in math and is a student of those who pioneered such work.

First generation Navajo student builds pathway to mathematics success

Mathematics is about the diverse journeys and pathways to get to a solution. Irv Bahe’s unique story proves that the same holds true for mathematicians.

Spoiler alert: Success can come from any background

Soto is well known for her research on embodied cognition, her compassion for each student as an individual, her work ethic and her desire to normalize failure on the path to success. It might not be immediately apparent that her parents only have a third-grade education.

Kim and Jay Norvell tour mathematics professor’s lab to learn about cystic fibrosis research

This wasn’t the first time Colorado State University mathematics professor Jennifer Mueller had received an email saying someone on campus was interested in coming over and talking with her about her research.