• Home
  • Math Awareness Workshops 2015

Math Awareness Workshops 2015

2015 Mathematics Awareness Month

Mathematics Drives Careers, April 2015

Mathematics Department, University of Kansas

Students + Workshops = Success + Fun
Fifth and sixth grade students from
Broken Arrow Elementary School

April 15, 2015
9:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
651 Snow Hall
9:15 Arrival.
Welcome, Prof. Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, Chair, Math Awareness Month activities.
Cody Clifton, Workshop Coordinator
9:30-9:55 Learning from Patterns in Data, Theodore Lindsey, Bennet Goeckner (graduate students), and Jennifer Gaskill (Kansas Algebra Program).
9:55-10:20 Exploring Lawrence, Avary Kolasinski, Bekah Coggin, and Kyle Claassen (graduate students). Symmetries and Square Dancing., Billy Sanders, Avary Kolanski (Graduate Students).
10:20-10:30 Break.
10:30-10:55 Fast, Faster, Fastest, Clare Frantz (UKan Teach student) and Avary Kolasinski (graduate student).
10:55-11:20 How to be a Math Detective, Su Chen Kang, Marcus Gubanyi (graduate students), and Logan Swafford (UKan Teach student).
11:20-11:30 Student Feedback and Closing Comments.

Events Calendar

Using Math

CTE course transformation grant helps Emily Witt, assistant professor of math, develop active learning with student groups in calculus.  Positive results using modules developed with Justin Lyle and Amanda Wilkens, math graduate students, were attained.  Read more

Math and COVID-19: Sources on how math is being used to track the virus and its spread.  AMS link.

A mathematician-musician's breakthrough melds East, West. Read more.

Researcher's innovative approach to flood mapping support emergency management and water officials. Read more.

Nicole Johnson found a way to express her baton twirling using math. See video.