May. 16, 2013—Kindergarten teachers report spending much of their math instructional time teaching students basic counting skills and how to recognize geometric shapes—skills the students have already mastered before ever setting foot in the kindergarten classroom, new research finds.
Apr. 24, 2013—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust has approved the awarding of emeriti honors to 14 distinguished, longtime College of Arts and Science faculty. The professors will be honored at Commencement ceremonies on May 10.
Apr. 10, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Jan. 22, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Nov. 9, 2012—Eight Vanderbilt mathematicians have been named as members of the inaugural class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society
Aug. 30, 2012—Twelve Vanderbilt University faculty members were honored for extraordinary contributions to their respective fields during an Aug. 28 celebration of endowed chair holders at the Student Life Center.
Mar. 2, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Teaching through touch: How new technology is taking math to a new level Vandy students go inside ESPN What the mantra “no less” means to Commodore women’s basketball
Oct. 21, 2011—When Vaughan Jones was 5 years old, he made his first mathematical discovery.
Oct. 3, 2011—Fields medalist brings informal style to Vanderbilt When Vaughan Jones was 5 years old, he made his first mathematical discovery. “I was learning the addition tables and realized that if one plus one equals two, then 100 plus 100 must equal 200 – something that people have since told me was a non-trivial step for...
Sep. 1, 2011—James Bradford, dean of the Owen Graduate School of Management, has been named to the board of directors of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Vanderbilt’s Department of Mathematics is headquarters to Constructive Approximation, an internationally recognized mathematics journal recently ranked 10th out of 277 journals by Journal Citation Reports. Tom Elasy, medical director of the...
Jul. 19, 2011—Constructive Approximation, an internationally recognized mathematics journal headquartered in the Vanderbilt Department of Mathematics, was ranked No. 10 out of 277 mathematics journals by Journal Citation Reports. Journal Citation Reports ranks mathematics and other scientific journals based on their impact factor: the frequency with which their articles are cited in other scientific journals and books...
Jun. 2, 2011—Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni's latest awards, appointments and achievements