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Mathematics Department News: April 2011

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 falarcon@iup.edu 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.

IUP Announces New Approach to Developmental Math Experience

Beginning in fall 2014, the departments of Developmental Studies and Mathematics will implement adaptive computer software called Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces in all developmental math courses.

Posted on 8/22/2014 4:09:47 PM

Math Student Colen to Attend Summer Workshops

Jung Colen, a student in the M.Ed. in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education program, has been selected to attend the workshops in May 2011.

Posted on 4/29/2011 12:28:29 PM

Nosedal-Sanchez to Speak on Penalized Regression Procedures

Dr. Alvaro Nosedal-Sanchez of the Mathematics Department will give a colloquium entitled “Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Spaces for Penalized Regression: A Tutorial” on Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

Posted on 4/25/2011 8:07:46 AM

Walker to Speak on “Order Statistics, Pascal’s Triangle, and the Pennsylvania Lottery”

Ernie Walker of the Mathematics Department will speak on “Order Statistics, Pascal’s Triangle, and the Pennsylvania Lottery” on April 14, 2011.

Posted on 4/12/2011 7:53:17 AM

Student Colen Presents on Discrete Mathematics in the Elementary Grades

Jung Colen, a student in the M.Ed. in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education program, presented at two conferences on her experience in teaching map coloring to a second-grade student.

Posted on 4/11/2011 2:49:03 PM

Applied Math Graduate Students to Talk Airplane Boarding Strategies

Three students in the M.S. in Applied Mathematics program will present “Developing Efficient Airplane Boarding Strategies” at the Allegheny Mountain Section of the Mathematical Association of America meeting, April 8, 2011.

Posted on 4/7/2011 5:22:47 PM

Alumna Schnebel Wins Award at Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Session

Jessica Schnebel ’10 received the Teacher Work Sample Award at the Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Poster Session on April 4, 2011.

Posted on 4/6/2011 10:13:50 AM

Preservice Teachers of Mathematics Sponsoring Family Math Night

The IUP Preservice Teachers of Mathematics will sponsor Family Math Night for children and parents in the Indiana Area School District’s elementary schools on Thursday, April 7, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. in Zink Hall.

Posted on 4/4/2011 2:27:32 PM

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