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A partnership with a wholesale product distributor is providing real-world experience to mathematics students.

UWindsor to host international computational fluid dynamics conference

Up to 80 experts in fluid dynamics from across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Iran will meet in Windsor to discuss the latest in research and advancements for the 25th Annual Conference of the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Society of Canada. UWindsor plays host to the conference June 18 to 20. “The applications of fluid dynamics are endless because you are talking about fluid flow in and around any space or object,” says Ronald Barron, mathematics professor and chair of the conference organizing committee.

Actuarial Mathematics Information Session

Actuarial Mathematics Information Session  Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Vaniel Hall, Rose Room University of Windsor Intended Audience: Math. & Stat. majors in first year through fourth year, graduate students and high school students, including those who are simply interested in knowing what an actuary is, and those who have passed actuarial exams and are applying for a job. First and second year students will learn what courses to take and when to begin to take the actuarial exams. Several people from Willis Towers Watson will be in attendance for this information session. Actuarial work involves mathematics related to risk, insurance, and pensions. The job of an actuary is rated among the top jobs in North America in terms of job satisfaction, salary, and working conditions. If you are interested in knowing more about the actuarial profession in general, or about Willis Towers Watson in particular, you are encouraged to attend. Willis Towers Watson is an international consulting company (primarily dealing with actuarial work), with a major center in Southfield, Michigan.  At least 20 alumni of the University of Windsor Math & Statistics program work at this location. For more information on actuarial study at the University of Windsor, contact Dr. M. Hlynka, 9114 L.T., 519-253-3000 (Ext. 3014), at  

Veselin Jungic will discuss the Math Catcher Outreach Program, October 6 on the UWindsor campus.

Mathematics major Katherine Vrantsidis will receive the 2016 President’s Medal for her academic achievements and contributions to campus life.

A retreat April 22 gave math students a chance to discuss the results of a survey on their experiences.

Let’s Talk Science event will challenge 100 elementary students to compete in a science quiz show and design competitions.

Math professor Rick Caron honoured as one of Ontario’s top university educators

UWindsor mathematics professor Rick Caron will receive a teaching award from the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations on Sept. 28.

Julie Caron helped launch the Tanzanian chapter of the Canadian World Education Foundation two years ago, and it is already sponsoring 18 children there.

The Outstanding Scholars program made Nathalie Hinchey an offer she couldn’t refuse. The Hamilton native had considered studying at another university, but the combination of financial incentives and the chance to engage in research was too good to pass up. The mathematics students was part of this year’s class of graduating Outstanding Scholars honoured with a luncheon reception Wednesday.

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