News for 2006
Professor Evelyn Silvia, our colleague of 33 years, passed away on 1/21/06, after a courageous fight with ovarian cancer. She was 57 years old. The Mathematics Department has established the Evelyn M. Silvia Scholarship Fund for future mathematics teachers, in recognition of Evelyn's advocacy for the improvement of K-12 math education. The recipient of this scholarship will be announced at the Department's Annual Award Ceremony held in late May/early June each year.
For more details about Evelyn's life and contributions, peruse the articles below:
- UC Senate - In Memorium, Jan 2006
- UC Davis Dateline - Obituary: Evelyn Silvia, Mathematician and Educator, Jan 2006
- Business Journal - UC Davis gets $1.5M to improve K-12 teaching, Feb 2004
- UC Davis Dateline - Silvia is top math prof in the nation, Jan 2001