UVU PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Violeta Vasilevska

Violeta Vasilevska

Professor - Mathematics

Office: LA-109B

Phone: 801-863-8649

Mailstop: 261

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BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Vasilevska was born and raised in Republic of Macedonia (SFRYugoslavia) (today Republic of North Macedonia). She has been in US since 2000 and been teaching at UVU since 2010.


Teaching Philosophy:

- maintaining engaged & inclusive classroom by using various active-learning methods
- using diverse assignments to accommodate diverse learners
- supporting equitable and comfortable class environment by empowering students to be successful critical thinkers and achieve their goals
- showing sincere care and respect for students while guiding them to reach their potential


Research Interests:

- Graph Theory
- Geometric/Algebraic Topology
- (Geometric) Group Theory
- Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
- Math Education


Undergraduate Research Projects:

- Investigating Coperfectly Hopfian Groups
- Math and Art Designs (given 5 national & regional presentations; one paper in preparation)
- Counting Points in Scaled Polytopes (given 5 national & regional presentations)
- Investigating Properties of the Cayley Graph of the Group of Integers with respect to Infinite Generating Sets (given 11 national & regional presentations; one published paper; received national award for outstanding presentation)
- Outreach and Mentoring through Math Girls Rock! program (given 6 national & regional presentations)


Selected Awards:

- Faculty Senate Excellence Award, Spring 2020, Spring 2015
- Outstanding Teaching Award, Spring 2017 (the Intermountain MAA Section)
- 2016 Champion of Inclusion Award for a Faculty Member, Spring 2016
- 2nd Place Faculty Poster, UVU Engaged Learning Week, Spring 2016
- Wolverine Achievement (Distinguished Volunteer Service), UVU, Spring 2014


Outreach Activities:

Founder and Project Director of "Math Girls Rock!" outreach program for high school girls, 2011-present
Co-organizer of Math-Science (Forensics; Cyber-Security) Conferences for students, 2015-2018

Curriculum Vitae