ASU School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences staff earn top honors

Joelle Park and Jennie Burel, both graduate program coordinators in ASU's School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, were recently recognized with notable awards.

Park was honored with the Michelle Howe Staff Award for Outstanding Service, the top award for staff within the school. Burel was named Outstanding New Staff Member by the Graduate College.

First-gen student utilizes MyPath2ASU to help navigate transfer process

First-generation transfer student Ludwig Lopez credits his family for inspiring him to further his academic pursuits upon completion of high school.

“My motivation in pursuing higher education comes from my family. They have worked so hard to get me to this point, and it's my job to continue fighting. I also want to inspire my niece and nephew, who are still young, to learn about the amazing opportunities pursuing higher education has and what it could offer them in the future,” Lopez said.

Understanding, accepting people who stutter focus of film by 2 ASU students

George Ramos and Jesus Ledezma think stuttering is a misunderstood condition and that myths about it should be dispelled.

They agree that people who stutter are neither less intelligent nor less productive than others, and that in some ways, they are smarter and stronger than other people because they have to navigate through an impatient world that stigmatizes them.

2 ASU math professors honored as 2022 SIAM Fellows

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) recently announced the 2022 class of SIAM Fellows. Foundation Professor Abba Gumel and Professor Rosemary Renaut of ASU's School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (SoMSS) and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are among the 26 members honored. These distinguished members were nominated for their exemplary research as well as outstanding service to the community.