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Mathematics Department News: September 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.

Walker Publishes on Using Video to Teach Mathematics

Dr. Janet Walker of the Mathematics Department coauthored the article “This Rock’n’Roll Video Teaches Math” in Learning and Leading with Technology, a publication of the International Society for Technology in Education.

Posted on 9/28/2009 11:38:46 AM

IUP Preservice Teachers of Math to Meet

If you are a secondary Mathematics Education major or an Elementary Education major with an interest in mathematics, join the IUP Preservice Teachers of Mathematics at their first meeting of the semester on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in the Northern Suites TV lounge.

Posted on 9/10/2009 11:54:45 AM

Math Professor Reilly Presents on Mathematics and Writing

Mathematics Professor Edel Reilly presented “Writing + Math + Assessment = Opportunity: Forging New Interdisciplinary Connections.” Dr. Reilly also participated in a workshop on mathematics and fiction in Oxford, England.

Posted on 9/4/2009 8:32:22 AM

Baker, Student in Article on Role of Calculators in Teaching Mathematics

Dr. John Baker of the Mathematics Department and student Katie Bungo are featured in an article on the role of calculators in teaching mathematics in the September 2, 2009, issue of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Posted on 9/3/2009 1:51:15 PM

Journal of Statistics Education Accepts Alumnus Rossman's Data Set

Paul Rossman (M.S. Applied Math ’08) had his data set “Drafted Minor League Hitters, 1992–2006” accepted in the Datasets and Stories department of the Journal of Statistics Education.

Posted on 9/1/2009 8:46:48 AM

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