A Love of Math Led to the Classroom

A Love of Math Led to the Classroom

Sam Pontillo, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2018

Prof. Mary J. Miller fell in love with math as a high school student. She was excellent at it, but it was a different time and she didn’t get much encouragement. “In my generation, a woman who was good at math had to be a teacher,” Miller said. Both her parents had their own businesses. Her father...

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February 3, 2016

Dear Melanie, Help. I already feel like I’m not going to do well in any of my classes this semester. I feel like they are extremely hard and that I’m not going to make it. What do I do? I’m a math major and nobody can help me. Sincerely, Mathlete Marsha Dear Mathlete Marsha, That’...

Students Petition to Eliminate Math Zone

Liana Teixeira

November 20, 2013

When classmates and friends approached freshman Brianna Stefano with concerns about the new MathZone program, the newly-elected USGA Senator knew she had to act. “I have to represent the student body,” she said. “When they come to me with these issues, I have to speak about them. It’s my obligat...

The Achievement Gap: New Study Shows Where the U.S. Stands

Sara J Dufort

August 29, 2012

According to a new report released by Harvard’s Program on Education Policy and Governance, the United States is still trailing behind other countries when it comes to test scores in the subjects of math, reading and science. The U.S. was ranked 25th out of 49 countries in student test score gains...

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