# Featured Stories

## 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.

## UK Recognizes Faculty and Teaching Assistants With Outstanding Teaching Awards

By Ryan Girves

*Award winners are from left, front row: Jennifer Osterhage, Rachel Carr, Anna Voskresensky, Benjamin Braun, Suzanne Smith. Back row: Abraham Prades-Mengibar, Luc Dunoyer, Shane Clark and Sarah Wilson. Not pictured: Amy Taylor. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo.*

## Alumni Day, Mathematics 2019

Three UK Math Department alumni will come back to UK and speak to our current faculty and students.

Tricia Muldoon Brown, Georgia Southern University

Title: Four Words to Live by for Your Career in Academia

Julia Chifman, American University

Title: My Journey into Mathematical and Computational Biology: There is no Common Formula

Aaron Saxton, National Center for Super Computing Applications

Title: "Not All Who Wander Are Lost" -- J.R.R. Tolkien

## A&S Math Professor Developing Framework to Understand Drug-resistant Diseases

By Jenny Wells

*Olivia Prosper and team's mathematical framework would be adaptable to different disease systems and inform strategies to reduce the threat of resistant pathogens to global health.*

A collaborative project led by a University of Kentucky professor is exploring how math can be used to better understand the spread of drug-resistant diseases.