# Featured Stories

## Nathan Druivenga Receives A&S Outstanding Teacher Award

By Maddi Dyment

The UK College of Arts and Sciences would like to congratulate Dr. Nathan Druivenga, arecipient of the A&S Outstanding Teacher Award! Druivenga is a lecturer for the Mathematics Department at the University of Kentucky. Since beginning his teaching career at UK in 2016, he maintains a large focus on teaching introductory-level math courses. Druivenga received his master’s degree from Indiana University and his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Iowa. His research specializes in quantum topology with a focus on knot invariants.

## UK's Association for Women in Mathematics Student Chapter Wins AWM Award

*From the Association for Women in Mathematics.*

## Mathematics Lab Gives Undergraduates a New Perspective on Their Field

By Hannah Edelen

*Assistant Professor of Mathematics Christopher Manon (center) works with students in the math lab. Photos by Kris Chappel and Wayne Cross.*

## A&S Mathematics Professor Recognized for Work with Women and Mathematics Program

By Hannah Edelen and Jennifer T. Allen

*Margaret Readdy, left, walks with her former student Quiyana Murphy, a 2018 UK graduate. Photo courtesy of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.*

## Math Lab, Undergraduate Student Symposium

The University of Kentucky Math Lab was founded by mathematics professor Chris Manon in order to support and coordinate undergraduate students research in mathematics. Currently, there are 19 students working in four research teams. Additionally, there are two groups working on 2D and 3D visualization projects. These groups will present the results of their work at an Undergraduate Symposium. The event is scheduled for April 26, 1-3 pm in CB 245.