# Spotlight

WeBWorK is an open-source online homework system developed in the UR Math Department by Profs. Mike Gage and Arnold Pizer. They received the 2016 AMS award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. WeBWorK is now used at over 700 colleges and universities around the world.

Read more…# Latest news

# Professor Ralph Raimi dies at 92

Ralph Raimi, a professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of Rochester and a noted consultant on K–12 math education, died on January 2, 2017. He was 92.

# Professor Dinesh Thakur chosen as AMS Fellow

Professor Dinesh Thakur has been chosen as a Fellow of the AMS for the 2017 class.

# Naomi Jochnowitz honored by local women’s organization

Associate Professor Naomi Jochnowitz was named a finalist for the 2016 Rochester Women’s Network “W” award.

# Carl Mueller named a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Professor Carl Mueller has been named to the 2016 class of Fellows of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

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