John Urschel, ex-NFL player and mathematician, on how to find your passion – Buffalo News

John Urschel needs little introduction around Buffalo. The Canisius High School graduate, a former Penn State and Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman, continues to pursue a Ph.D. in mathematics at MIT. And he’s written a book, “Mind and Matter: A Life in Math and Football,” which went on sale Tuesday. The memoir was co-written with his …

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Ghana: 2019 National Science and Maths Quiz Launched in Accra

By David Nyanor Takyi The 2019 edition of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) was launched in Accra on Tuesday, with a total of 135 secondary schools competing for the championship. Out of these schools, 108 qualified through the regional competition, which was held from March to May, to join the 27 finalists in …

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Immaculate Heart Central announces Class of 2019 leaders

Immaculate Heart Central announces Class of 2019 leaders | Newzjunky WATERTOWN, NY — The academic leaders for Immaculate Heart Central School are Marialena Mouiakel, valedictorian, and Dominic Duah, salutatorian. Valedictorian – Marialena MouiakelDaughter of Dr. Marlene and Mr. Cyril Mouaikel Miss Mouiakel, daughter of …

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The Chalk Market: Where Mathematicians Go to Get the Good Stuff

Filmmaker Kyung Lee never dreamed she’d become a dealer. But bringing her first feature-length documentary to fruition required money she simply didn’t have. What she did have, however, was a direct line to the source of high-quality product and access to exclusive clientele. Hagoromo chalk is a bit thicker than standard American chalk. It has been …

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Nobel physics laureate Gerard Mourou awarded honorary doctorate at Duesseldorf University

IMAGE: Prof. Dr. Gérard Mourou received an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at Düsseldorf University on 13 June 2019 (from left to right): Prof. Dr. Oswald… view more  Credit: HHU / Wilfried Meyer “Gerard Mourou has accrued great merit in our faculty through his support of Physics as a subject,” said …

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MIND Research Institute’s ST Math Recognized by SIIA as Best Mathematics Instructional Solution for Grades PreK-8 and Best Overall Education Technology Solution

JiJi, the lovable penguin mascot from ST Math, holds two 2019 CODiE awards for Best Mathematics Instructional Solution for Grades PreK-8 and Best Overall Education Technology Solution. Washington, D.C., June 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MIND Research Institute’s ST Math® was named Best Mathematics Instructional Solution for Grades PreK-8 and Best Overall Education Technology Solution …

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Lantek and BCAM collaborate on part nesting calculation for sheet metal cutting

June 14, 2019 Lantek Systems Inc., a provider of manufacturing software for the sheet metal and fabrication industrial sectors, has entered into a collaborative agreement with the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BCAM). This international research center currently has a workforce of more than 90 high-level researchers who work in different areas from data science …

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Fresno State gets million-dollar boost helping students become math teachers

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Fresno State’s mathematics department is giving students a million reasons to consider math as a major. “When students become a math major, they have opportunities to go anywhere they want to,” said Rajee Amarasinghe Chair of the mathematics department. Recently the university received a $1.4 million dollar grant to help those …

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École Polytechnique celebrates 50,000th graduate

Eva Terriault, the 50,000th graduate of École Polytechnique, accepts her diploma from Pierre Langlois, left, and Yves Boudreault. Pierre Obendrauf / jpg Computer engineering major Eva Terriault says it’s an important milestone a woman — Terriault herself — was handed the 50,000th degree Friday among the 1,604 graduates from École Polytechnique this year. “Is it …

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