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Sonia Kovalevsky Mathematics Day 2019

Sonia Kovalevsky was a mathematician at a time when women were generally not allowed to hold professor positions. She became a great researcher as well as one of the first modern European women professors. Her significant work in mathematics and advocacy for women’s rights helped open doors for women in the university system. In honor … Continue reading Sonia Kovalevsky Mathematics Day 2019

March 30, 2019, 9:00am-2:00pm | Iowa State University, Ames, IA - 205 Carver Hall

Stinga honored by Lathisms

Pablo Raúl Stinga, assistant professor of mathematics, was selected by Lathisms as the Oct. 14 Mathematician of the Day during a special campaign featuring Latinxs and Hispanics in mathematical sciences. Lathisms was founded in 2016 to showcase the contributions of Latinx and Hispanic mathematicians during Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated in the United States … Continue reading Stinga honored by Lathisms


Engaging students in STEM by changing the classroom experience

Test scores, class attendance and participation have all improved since Elgin Johnston and Heather Bolles switched to a team-based learning approach for calculus courses. The instructors made the change as part of an initiative to retain students in STEM majors.