Feb. 3, 2015—Minor differences in language can have a large effect on how children think about learning materials, including the objects that make up a pattern.
Dec. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt mathematician Glenn Webb and NYU microbiologist Martin Blaser propose that the microbes which live on our bodies may have influenced the age structure of human populations in prehistoric times.
Dec. 12, 2014—Peabody's Melissa Gresalfi is co-author of a four-book series that provides a K-12 curricular toolkit for supporting systems thinking in the digital age.
Nov. 12, 2014—Centennial Professor Alexander Ol’shanskii has been named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
Oct. 17, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Aug. 12, 2014—Introducing concepts before equations may make it easier to learn math, according to a new Vanderbilt study.
Mar. 25, 2014—Three Vanderbilt students have been recognized in this year’s Goldwater Scholars competition. The scholarship is the premier undergraduate award of its type for the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.
Nov. 27, 2013—An iPhone app designed by three members of the VandyMobile club to improve the Vandy Vans experience is now available for free at the iTunes store.
Nov. 13, 2013—A small fire in an air handler at the Stevenson Center’s Mathematics Building has cancelled math classes for the remainder of today, Nov. 13. Vanderbilt Plant Operations is on site to handle this issue with the building’s ventilation system. There are no injuries, but the incident has resulted in smoke and odor throughout the building....
Nov. 1, 2013—Milind Tambe will speak Thursday, Nov. 14, at Featheringill Hall on "Security and Game Theory." He will outline key algorithmic principles, research results and discuss deployed systems and lessons learned. This event is limited to faculty and students only.
May. 30, 2013—Charles S. Kahane, professor of mathematics, emeritus, died May 23 as the result of injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle car crash along Interstate 65 in Hardin County, Ky. His wife, Claire R. Kahane, also was killed in the crash.
May. 16, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.