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Mathematics Department News: October 2012

Here you will find the latest news from the Mathematics Department. If you have any news you would like us to share, just e-mail it to and we will add it. You can also browse past issues of Stright Lines, our department newsletter.  Check back often (or subscribe to our RSS feed!) for updates.

Colen Publishes on Mathematics Education in Korea

Yong Colen of the Mathematics Department coauthored two chapters in the book Mathematics Education in Korea: Curricular and Teaching and Learning Practices. This work gives important international and comparative perspectives and cultivates critical ideals to improve children’s mathematical thinking.

Posted on 10/29/2012 4:04:24 PM

Mathematics Department to Cosponsor Maya Week at IUP

The Mathematics Department is a cosponsor of Maya Week at IUP, a weeklong series of events. In particular, the department will sponsor talks on Maya Geometry and on Maya Arithmetic.

Posted on 10/25/2012 9:24:09 AM

Metz Receives Outstanding Contribution to Mathematics Education Award

Mary Lou Metz, associate professor of Mathematics, received the Outstanding Contribution to Mathematics Education Award from the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics on October 18, 2012.

Posted on 10/23/2012 10:07:34 AM

Jozefowicz to Speak to Mathematics Department on the Benefits of Undergraduate Econometric Research

Jim Jozefowicz of the IUP Economics Department will present a Mathematics Department Colloquium, “Learning by Doing: The Benefits of Undergraduate Econometric Research for IUP Students,” on Thursday, October 18, 2012.

Posted on 10/16/2012 8:48:34 AM

Mathematics Faculty Colen and Navaratna Publish on Mathematics of Voting Systems

Yong Colen and Channa Navaratna, Mathematics Department, along with Jung Colen, a graduate of the M.Ed. in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education program, published “Power Indices and U.S. Presidential Elections” in the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics journal, Mathematics Teacher.

Posted on 10/15/2012 11:19:43 AM

Chrispell to Offer Introduction to LINGO-LINDO Workshop

John Chrispell of the Mathematics Department will be offering a workshop on LINGO/LINDO, cosponsored by the Mathematics Department and the S-COAM program on Wednesday, October 10, 2012.

Posted on 10/5/2012 8:02:53 AM

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