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$1.5M NSF grant funds project to teach real-world math
September 19, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

amy-roth-mcduffie-detailRICHLAND, Wash. – A Washington State University Tri-Cities professor is part of a project awarded $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to teach mathematical modeling in elementary school as it applies to real-world cultural and community contexts.

Jan. 19: Cryptography, coding, cyber attacks discussed
January 5, 2016

Nathan-HamlinPULLMAN, Wash. – Providing security and defense against hacking of next-generation quantum computers will be discussed by Washington State University researcher Nathan Hamlin at the informal Science Pub 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Paradise Creek Brewery, 245 SE Paradise St., Pullman.

Family to remove life support for math prof, puzzle expert
June 10, 2015

By Stuart Tomlinson, The Oregonian/OregonLive

GazzolaPORTLAND, Ore. – The daughter of a Washington State University Vancouver math professor and nationally renowned puzzle expert who was critically injured while jogging last week said her father will be taken off life support Wednesday.

March 9: Seattle artist talks about analytical expressionism
February 23, 2015

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

Schultheis-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Seattle artist and Colton, Wash., native Michael J. Schultheis returns to his alma mater, Washington State University, to deliver the 12th V.N. Bhatia Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9, in the CUB auditorium.

Lab coats add to student success in math
February 13, 2014

By Joanna Steward, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – It’s not often math tutors wear white lab coats, but that’s been one of the keys to success at the Mathematics Learning Center at Washington State University’s Pullman campus.

State’s top science, math teachers both WSU alumnae
January 17, 2014

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

winning-teachersPULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University alumnae are the most recent state winners of the annual Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Second grant continues math partnership
September 22, 2009

SPOKANE – After two successful years of helping local teachers prepare students for college, a university-school district partnership has been renamed and expanded.

The Riverpoint Advanced Mathematics Partnership (RAMP) will continue for the next three years, thanks to an $850,000 grant. A similar $371,000 grant funded its predecessor, the Riverpoint Partnership for Math and Science Math Grant. In both cases, federal dollars were administered by Washington’s Higher Education Coordinating Board, with $34,000 supplemental funding provided by the Transition Mathematics Project for the first part of the project.

The board’s associate director Mark Bergeson said he was impressed when he sat in on a … » More …