Aug. 2, 2019—Math professors at Vanderbilt University will offer a free after-school club to help middle- and high-school students learn complex mathematical concepts in fun and playful ways.
Apr. 28, 2017—Marc Chen wants to use data to make cities work better for everyone. Chen, a math and economics major, believes there’s a wealth of untapped data out there waiting to be mined that could help public policymakers understand how their decisions affect the well-being of city residents.
Nov. 30, 2016—Sylvia Bozeman enrolled in Vanderbilt’s graduate program in mathematics in 1968, one year after the program was integrated, and went on to become the first African American woman to earn a master’s degree in math from the university. Today she is a professor, emerita, of Spelman College in Atlanta—a career mathematics professor, and a mentor...
Jan. 21, 2016—College of Arts and Science faculty and graduate students have been honored with teaching and mentoring excellence awards.
Jul. 17, 2015—Over four years, the Vanderbilt-led study will provide 360 Metro Nashville Public School second-graders with one-to-one math tutoring.
Oct. 23, 2013—How do you get students excited about science? Try mixing blackberries and a lesson in nanotechnology with some eager Tennessee high school students in a Vanderbilt lab. Watch the results on VUCast Extra now.
Mar. 21, 2013—When new state standards and high-stakes testing have raised the bar for all students, how can teachers increase the rigor of mathematics instruction while keeping it accessible to a broader range of classroom learners? Collaborative learning is one answer, according to Ilana Horn, associate professor of mathematics education at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development.