by kozoduje | Oct 25, 2016 | Math Seminar

Exploring the algebraic properties and concepts that is the framework behind the idea of Pythagorean triples and quadruples is a difficult and complex topic, especially for high school algebra students. Which, as a future high school math teacher, is my targeted...
by henryaprilj | Oct 24, 2016 | Math Seminar

My presentation on Wednesday, October 26th was inspired by Mark MacLean’s article Math in The Real World: Mathematical Moments from Reality Television, which can be found in Math Horizons Vol. 12, No. 4 from April 2005. In his article, MacLean points out challenges...
by foley13 | Oct 18, 2016 | Math Seminar

My talk on October 19th is about “Monsters” in Mathematics. The foundation in mathematics prior to about the 19th century was modelling our physical world. We can think of it all the way back to Euclid and his Geometry, where he was working a lot on...
by zastrowk | Oct 12, 2016 | Fun Math, Math Articles, Math Seminar

My MAT 381 presentation on Wednesday October 12 is on using elements of number theory in order to solve the newspaper puzzle Kenken and to make it a bit more challenging. KenKen is a puzzle that appears in daily newspapers the world over and is similar to Sudoku. In...
by Terrence Bisson | Oct 12, 2016 | Uncategorized

The Woodrow Wilson Foundation is currently recruiting candidates to the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship, for this year’s first deadline, October 23. This prestigious fellowship provides top applicants with unparalleled opportunities: a generous stipend...
by Terrence Bisson | Oct 6, 2016 | Math Seminar

October 12: (MAT 381) Kyle Zastrow October 19: (MAT 381) Dan Foley, (MAT 380) Zachary Grace October 19: 3pm, M&T informational/internship presentation October 26: (MAT 380) Elizabeth Kozoduj, (MAT 380) April Henry October 26: (MAT 480) Hayley Sullivan: Game...
by Terrence Bisson | Sep 28, 2016 | Math Seminar, Uncategorized

Here are some links to pages about careers in mathematics: http://www.maa.org/careers http://www.ams.org/careers/ http://www.ams.org/programs/students/students http://www.ams.org/samplings/mathmoments/mathmoments...
by Terrence Bisson | Sep 26, 2016 | Math Seminar, Uncategorized

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. The program provides up to three years of support,...
by janellefranasiak | Sep 22, 2016 | Uncategorized

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to improving the educational and developmental outcomes of children within neighborhood schools. M&T Bank, through BPN, has a public/private partnership with three local schools:...
by Terrence Bisson | Sep 19, 2016 | Math Seminar, Uncategorized

GRE stands for Graduate Record Exam. Many graduate math programs require or recommend taking the GRE Math Subject Exam for admission to their department. There is also a GRE General Exam that may be required, which is different, and less important (it is similar to...