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Student Life and Enrollment Academic Partner Award for Julia Ledet

Julia Ledet, Instructor at the LSU Math Department, has been presented with the annual Student Life and Enrollment Academic Partner Award. 

Julia Ledet was nominated by Disability Services and was presented with the award at a breakfast ceremony on September 19. This award recognizes a staff or faculty member who has collaborated with one or more departments in the division to improve the overall quality of the student experience at LSU both inside and outside the classroom.

The nomination for the award reads:

Leaving LSU, and off to a PhD program

Among the 2013 graduates in math that are leaving LSU, and are heading to a PhD program are Nathan Bush (Math, Texas A&M), Daniel Case (Physics, Northwestern University), Donovan B. Myers (Physics, Urbana-Champaign), Thomas Naugle (Math, University of Mississippi), and Sarah Seger (Math, Rice University).

See for more examples on the placement of recent undergraduates.

Jimmie Lawson's and Yongdo Lim's paper to appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Professor Jimmie Lawson (Boyd Professor Emeritus) and Professor Yongdo Lim (Sung Kyun Kwan University; LSU PhD 1996) have been notified that their paper "Weighted means and Karcher equations of positive operators" has been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Two Math Majors honored at 2013 Tiger Athletic Foundation Academic Excellence Gala

Two outstanding math majors were honored at the 2013 Tiger Athletic Foundation Academic Excellence Gala.

Christine Derbins, double major in Math and Mass Communications, member of the LSU Track & Field  team, with 4.0 GPA, received the 2013 Wally Pontiff, Jr. Academic Excellence Award.

2013 Goldwater Scholarship for Math major Bruno Beltran; Honorable Mention for Paxton Turner

Bruno Beltran, Math major, was awarded a 2013 Goldwater Fellowship.
At the same contest, Math Major Paxton Turner received an Honorable Mention.