Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Lu Lu has been named a NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) Fellow by the Mathematical Association of America.

The yearlong fellowship is for new and recent Ph.D.’s and focuses on professional development, specifically preparation for a career as a scholar-teacher. The fellowship hones teaching skills and research and scholarship methods in addition to providing fellows with a peer and mentor network.

Lu will attend conferences in Portland, Ore.; San Antonio, Texas; and Washington, D.C., in the next year.