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Add it up: Kent State receives $750,000 grant to improve mathematics education
Kent State researchers were awarded $750,000 by the Ohio Department of Education to work with teachers of grades 3-6 to improve mathematics education. (2006-04-11)
Prize for history of mathematics to be given at ICM 2010
Radha Charan Gupta is the first Indian to be awarded the Kenneth O. (2010-07-08)
Mathematics in 10 lessons
Mathematics is seen by many as an impossible subject to overcome. (2009-07-08)
Non-traditional mathematics curriculum results in higher standardized test scores, MU study finds
Researchers from the University of Missouri have found high school students in the United States achieve higher scores on a standardized mathematics test if they study from a curriculum known as integrated mathematics. (2013-09-16)
Panel Reports On State Of U.S. Mathematics
A panel commissioned by the National Science Foundation's Division of Mathematical Sciences reports that several adverse trends threaten to undermine the United States' dominant position in world mathematics. (1998-05-13)
'The Mathematics of Entertainment, the Entertainment of Mathematics' to be presented
Can mathematics be entertaining? Of course! A program called (2002-03-13)
Building a better math teacher
For years, it has been assumed that teachers -- specifically math teachers -- need to master the content they intend to teach. (2011-06-23)
President Bush announces 2001 Presidential Mathematics and Science Teaching Award Recipients
President Bush announced today the recipients of the prestigious 2001 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). (2002-03-18)
Girls' mathematics performance more likely to suffer than boys' as a result of mathematics anxiety
A new study published today in BioMed Central's open-access journal Behavioral and Brain Functions reports that a number of school-age children suffer from mathematics anxiety and, although both genders' performance is likely to be affected as a result, girls' math performance is more likely to suffer than boys'. (2012-07-08)
US educators awarded for exemplary teaching in mathematics
Janet Heine Barnett, Caren Diefenderfer, and Tevian Dray were named the 2017 Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award winners by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) for their teaching effectiveness and influence beyond their institutions. (2017-01-05)
Girls more anxious about mathematics, STEM subjects compared to boys
Global studies have shown that women are underrepresented in some science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects and fields. (2016-04-21)
Carnegie Mellon's Dana Scott awarded Sobolev Institute Gold Medal
The Russian Academy of Science's Sobolev Institute of Mathematics has awarded its 2009 Gold Medal for Great Contributions to Mathematics to Dana S. (2009-04-14)
Peter Deuflhard awarded the ICIAM Maxwell Prize 2007
Springer author Peter Deuflhard has been awarded the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Maxwell Prize. (2006-09-28)
Ralph E. Kleinman Prize awarded to Gunther Uhlmann
Professor Gunther Uhlmann of the University of California, Irvine and the University of Washington was awarded the 2011 Ralph E. (2011-07-28)
Creative mathematical tasks contribute to deeper learning in mathematics
Working with creative mathematical tasks is important for pupils both to reflect on mathematics as well as for their subsequent test results. (2016-08-30)
2014 Joint Mathematics Meetings Jan. 15-18 in Baltimore
The largest mathematics meeting in the world will take place Jan. (2013-12-11)
Symposium highlights industrial-strength math
The numerous uses of numbers in a variety of industrial settings will be examined at (2003-02-17)
American Chemical Society sponsors Glenn Commission briefing on math, science teaching
The American Chemical Society will co-sponsor a briefing by the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century on Tuesday, October 10 from 5- 7 p.m. at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room SDG-11. (2000-10-03)
Morehouse College Department of Mathematics honored for achievements
The Department of Mathematics at Morehouse College has been chosen to receive the 2016 American Mathematical Society (AMS) Mathematics Programs that Make a Difference Award. (2016-04-06)
David E. Keyes receives SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession
Professor David E. Keyes of Columbia University and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia has been awarded the SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession. (2011-07-28)
Clemson, mathematicians count on future
Turns out discrete math isn't discrete after all. In fact, it permeates everything from super-secret security networks to underground gambling networks. (2004-10-06)
Rutgers lead on $10m NSF grant for urban math instruction
Rutgers will be the lead recipient of up to $10 million over five years from the National Science Foundation for a project focused on improving urban students' understanding of mathematics. (2003-10-09)
Linda J. S. Allen awarded AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture
Allen is being recognized for outstanding contributions in ordinary differential equations, difference equations and stochastic models, with significant applications in the areas of infectious diseases and ecology. (2015-07-29)
New book: Philosophy makes better mathematicians
Does mathematics consist of absolute truths, and are mathematical results always indisputable? (2013-05-28)
$2.3 million NSF grant will fund MU study of math learning outcomes
Education researchers at the University of Missouri will receive nearly $2.3 million from the National Science Foundation over the next four years to study elementary students' mathematics learning outcomes in relation to teacher expertise and classroom assignment. (2014-10-14)
Yale's Margulis wins 2005 Wolf prize for mathematics
The Prize Committee for Mathematics of the Wolf Foundation has unanimously selected Gregory A. (2005-02-26)
Leading researchers discuss beauty and explanation of mathematics
Are mathematical beauty and mathematical explanation related in any way? (2014-03-03)
HKU mathematician Professor Mok Ngai-ming elected as Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Professor Mok Ngai-ming, Edmund and Peggy Tse Professor in Mathematics, Chair of Mathematics, was elected a Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Mathematics and Physics) during the meeting held in Beijing on December 7, 2015. (2016-04-10)
Sir Roger Penrose receives 2006 JPBM Communications Award
Sir Roger Penrose of Oxford University is receiving the 2006 Communications Award of the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM). (2006-01-13)
Program Proves Mathematical Statements
Temple University professor Doron Zeilberger has created a computer program called EKHAD which, he explains, ³proves mathematical statements--not just performing empirical or numerical calculations, but actually producing a complete mathematical proof.² Such a program is a new and exciting development in the field of mathematics, which has long relied on the calculating power of computers, but never before used them to provide proofs for mathematical statements. (1998-02-18)
Unsolved after 116 years: International academics to discuss Hilbert's sixth problem
The University of Leicester will host Hilbert's sixth problem workshop from May 2-4. (2016-04-11)
Virginia Tech Mathematics Department Gets NSF Grant For Reform Of Mathematics In Public Schools
The Virginia Tech Department of Mathematics has been awarded a five-year $744,985 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant on (1997-10-10)
Changing students' attitudes to mathematics improves test scores
A new study finds a free 'massive, open, online course' (MOOC) led to students feeling more positive about math, more engaged during math class, and scoring significantly higher in mathematics assessments. (2018-05-10)
Mathematical papers and service honored at Joint Mathematics Meetings
Prizes for meritorious service and exemplary writing were awarded to Martha J. (2017-01-05)
Gerhard Wanner receives SIAM's George Pólya Prize for Mathematical Exposition
Gerhard Wanner of the University of Geneva is the 2015 recipient of the George Pólya Prize for Mathematical Exposition. (2015-07-29)
SIAM's Ralph E. Kleinman Prize goes to George Em Karniadakis
Karniadakis is being recognized for his many outstanding contributions to applied mathematics in a broad range of areas, including computational fluid dynamics, spectral methods and stochastic modeling. (2015-07-29)
Computational & Applied Mathematics to be published by Springer
Starting in 2013, Springer will publish the research journal Computational & Applied Mathematics, a primary scientific publication of the Brazilian Society of Computational and Applied Mathematics. (2012-12-13)
Bjorn Engquist receives Peter Henrici Prize at ICIAM 2011
Professor Bjorn Engquist from the University of Texas at Austin is the 2011 recipient of the Peter Henrici Prize. (2011-07-28)
Symposium features nation's top math, science, engineering mentors
A one-day symposium on national mentoring strategies will be hosted March 17 at the St. (2003-03-14)
Umberto Bottazzini to receive 2015 AMS Whiteman Prize
Umberto Bottazzini will be awarded the 2015 American Mathematical Society Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas. (2014-12-01)
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