College’s mathematicians excel on national stage

QMC students pitted their wits against the country’s best contemporary brains with great success when 47 mathematicians took part in the Senior Mathematics Challenge. Overall, 33 of the students gained certificates, with ten qualifying for the follow-on Kangaroo Challenge, placing them among the top 6,600 sixth form mathematicians nationally, and one was invited to sit …

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Hampton students testing above state average

Updated 7 hours ago A student achievement report for Hampton Township School District on the 2017-18 school year was presented at the Jan. 7 school board meeting, showing comparatively above average state test scores. Dr. Jacquelyn Removcik, HTSD director of curriculum, instruction and assessment, said district officials were planning to provide the report in November …

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Teacher Enrichment Program Wins STEM Education Excellence Award

McLean, VA, January 18, 2019 –(PR.com)– The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE)’s Teacher Enrichment Program (TEP) was one of 12 recipients to receive an award from the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition’s (VMSC) 2019 Programs That Work. The award was presented at the VMSC Conference and Recognition Ceremony held in Richmond on Tuesday, January …

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Dr. Clara S. McCreary, longtime math professor at VUU, dies at 99 | Richmond Free Press

Dr. Clara Novella Sutton McCreary loved mathematics, and for nearly 42 years she shared that love with students at Virginia Union University. “My mother taught all the upper level math courses and also coordinated the pre-engineering courses.” said her daughter, Edwina Richmond, who followed in her mother’s footsteps in teaching math at VUU. “She was …

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Why Anna University students are protesting for a new arrear system- Edexlive

The protest is happening in the university right now (pic: newindianexpress.com) The protesting Anna University students were finally assured by the university authorities that a decision will be taken within 10 days on the arrears issue. Around 300 students held a statewide protest on to condemn the current arrear system that allows them to …

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‘Teaching without teaching’: Creator of KenKen puzzles cultivates young minds through math and fun

Mathematics teacher and puzzle creator Tetsuya Miyamoto says he’s probably watched Bruce Lee’s “Enter the Dragon” at least 20 times. Miyamoto, whose numerical and logical puzzle KenKen has achieved worldwide success over the past decade, was inspired as a teacher by the iconic scene in which Lee’s character fools a bully who has picked a …

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Daily Graphic publishes NAM1’s Wassce results; shows he is a mathematics genius

Ghana ’s state-owned leading News outlet, Daily Graphic has published Nana Appiah Mensah alias NAM 1’s WASSCE results as part of its editorial to tell the world more about the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the troubled gold dealership company, MenzGold. Nana Appiah Mensah is the Chief Executive Officer of MenzGold, a gold dealership organization which …

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£203k funding for Loughborough Uni Mathematician – to study shapes

Surfaces in 3D space that share geometric properties and can be described by one equation. Image courtesy of Dr Artie Prendergast-Smith. A Loughborough University academic has been awarded £203,354 funding to conduct research in an area of Mathematics that studies complicated and beautiful geometric shapes using algebraic tools. Dr Elisa Postinghel, of the Loughborough University School …

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