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Mathematics Department News: April 2009

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.

Mathematics Professor Presents at NCTM National Conference

Dr. Larry Feldman of the Mathematics Department presented “If the Perimeter Increases, Does the Area Increase, Too?” at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics national conference on April 24, 2009.

Posted on 4/30/2009 7:55:29 AM

Mathematics Professor Reilly Presents on Literature and Mathematics

Dr. Edel Reilly of the Department of Mathematics recently presented “Project Math Lit: Using Children’s Literature to Equalize Mathematics Pedagogy” at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2009 annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 4/28/2009 8:58:32 AM

Two Mathematics Alumni Win New Teacher Awards

Two recent Mathematics Department graduates have won New Teacher of the Year Awards for their work in Spotsylvania County (Virginia) Schools.

Posted on 4/28/2009 8:46:30 AM

Mathematics Professor Steelman Publishes Problem Solution

John Henry Steelman of the Mathematics Department had his problem solution “Counting Permutations With Two Displacement Values” published in the May issue of The American Mathematical Monthly.

Posted on 4/27/2009 7:58:11 AM

Mathematics Professor Reilly Publishes Two Articles

Dr. Edel Reilly’s article “Educational Re-Visions: Integrating Visual Literacy Instruction Across the Disciplines” has been published in Engaging Creativity and Critical Thinking, a peer-reviewed book of selected readings by the International Visual Literacy Association.

Posted on 4/17/2009 9:12:18 AM

Mathematics Graduate Student Ross Presents at Conference

Dan Ross, a graduate student in the M.S. Applied Mathematics program, presented "Programming a Computer for Playing Reversi" at the Spring Meeting of the Allegheny Mountain Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

Posted on 4/7/2009 12:54:06 PM

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