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Mathematics Department News: September 2010

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.

Alarcón and Student to Attend Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science Conference

Professor Francisco Alarcón of the Mathematics Department and undergraduate student Jennifer Casanova received a $3,700 award to attend the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science conference.

Posted on 9/14/2010 3:33:48 PM

Metz Co-Authors Middle School Mathematics Series

Dr. Mary Lou Metz of the Mathematics Department is one of the co-authors of Georgia Middle School Mathematics, a student textbook series spanning grades six, seven, and eight.

Posted on 9/10/2010 12:22:31 PM

Secondary Mathematics Education Program Receives National Accreditation

The IUP Secondary Mathematics Education Program received full national accreditation in July 2010 from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Posted on 9/7/2010 2:26:48 PM

Mathematics Department Welcomes New Faculty Members

Tim Flowers and Russell Stocker joined the Mathematics Department in August 2010.

Posted on 9/7/2010 2:18:43 PM

Digital Video Book Chapter Co-Authored by Walker

Dr. Janet Walker of the Mathematics Department co-authored the chapter “Digital Video in Mathematics Education” in the book Teaching with Digital Video.

Posted on 9/7/2010 7:55:34 AM

Inaugural Applied Mathematics Scholarships Awarded

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Posted on 9/2/2010 8:44:51 AM

Mathematics Professor Colen Publishes “Funny Face Contest: A Formative Assessment”

Dr. Yong S. Colen of the Mathematics Department authored “Funny Face Contest: A Formative Assessment” in the August 2010 issue of Mathematics Teacher.

Posted on 9/1/2010 2:35:24 PM

Mathematics Professor Colen Presents Elementary Math Workshop

Dr. Yong S. Colen, of the Mathematics Department, facilitated a workshop titled “Base Ten Understanding: Teaching Addition and Subtraction through a Problem-Solving Context.”

Posted on 9/1/2010 2:29:44 PM

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