“The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.” – Saint Augustine On Nov. 7, the University of Wisconsin – Platteville College of […]

## Gisele “Gigi” Ragusa Awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring – USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Gisele Ragusa (Photo Credit: Steve Cohn for USC) Gisele “Gigi” Ragusa was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. The award announced yesterday by the White House Office of Science and Technology is “the nation’s highest honors for mentors who work with underrepresented groups to develop fully the nation’s human […]

## Understanding the Riemann Hypothesis—the most crucial unsolved problem in mathematics – Research Matters

In the last one hundred and sixty years, in spite of hundreds of claims, some of them from first-class mathematicians, the Riemann Hypothesis, or the holy grail of mathematics, remains as elusive as ever. The conjecture, which originated from the work of Bernhard Riemann on the distribution of prime numbers, has now been extended and […]

## 4 CT teachers receive Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching – WTNH.com

CONNECTICUT (WTNH) — Four Connecticut teachers have received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The 2017-2018 awardees are: Kimberly Moran, teaches 6th grade math Rogers Park Middle School Kristina Ngai, teaches 6-8th grade STEM at William J. Johnston Middle School Diane Pintavalle, teaches 10th grade AP biology at Glastonbury High […]

## Mathematicians Begin to Tame Wild ‘Sunflower’ Problem – Quanta Magazine

A team of mathematicians and computer scientists has finally made progress on a seemingly simple problem that has bedeviled researchers for nearly six decades. Posed by the mathematicians Paul Erdős and Richard Rado in 1960, the problem concerns how often you would expect to find patterns resembling sunflowers in large collections of objects, such as […]

## DUSD sees improvements in English, mathematics test scores – The Bakersfield Californian

Through the outstanding efforts of students, teachers, staff and parents, Delano Union School District students are exceeding county averages on the 2019 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP). District students made substantial gains in both English language arts and mathematics. “Along with the Board of Trustees,” District Superintendent Rosalina Rivera said, “the success […]

## Ramey receives Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching – Morehead State University News

News November 5, 2019 After receiving a high-quality education and preparation to be a teacher at Morehead State University, Melanie Ramey (07), has now received a presidential seal of approval for her work in the classroom. The fourth-grade math teacher at Highland Elementary School in Johnson County was awarded the 2018 Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics and […]

## Two Appo STEM teachers win Presidential Award – Hockessin Community news

Kathleen Gove Olenderski and Danielle Rash were given a Presidential award for excellence in math and science. Kathleen Gove Olenderski, Alfred G. Waters Middle School math teacher and Danielle Rash, Olive B. Loss Elementary School third grade teacher, were named Presidential Award winners for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching in October. The two Appoquinimink […]

## Berry College hosts seventh and eighth grade mathematics competition – MDJOnline.com

More than 100 seventh and eighth grade students from Georgia schools recently competed in the Berry College Mathematics Contest. Heritage Middle School in Catoosa County took first place, Rome Middle School in Rome earned second and Tattnall Square Academy in Macon earned third place. Emily Lin of Heritage Middle was the first place individual winner, […]

## Video Games, TV Negatively Affect Child, Teen Academic Performance – Clinical Advisor

Watching television and playing video games negatively affects academic performance in children and adolescents but overall screen time does not, according to research results published in JAMA Pediatrics. Television and video games both affected composite scores, while television negatively impacted language and mathematics skills. In a systematic review and meta-analysis, investigators aimed to determine whether […]

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