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Lecture focuses on food and culture

Gail Tang, associate professor of mathematics, gave the final “What Matters to Me and Why” lecture of the year, for which she discussed the meaning of community and its relevance to culture, food, and history.

Tang considers creativity in math

Associate Professor of Mathematics Gail Tang gave audience members a look into the unlikely pair of math and creativity with her presentation titled “Affect and Identity: Considering Math Creativity,” Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room.

Professor promotes creativity in math

Emily Cilli-Turner, assistant professor of mathematics, emphasized the importance of creativity in the math field, and she shared information on her project to improve creativity in calculus classes in a lecture titled “Calculus Students’ Perceptions of Creativity in Mathematics” at noon Tuesday in the Quay Davis Board Room.

Faculty lecture looks at math’s many applications

Associate Professor of Mathematics Yousef Daneshbod discussed mathematics and computing machines before about 20 University community members who attended his lecture Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room and remotely via WebEx Tuesday.

Research fosters creativity in math

Gail Tang, associate professor of mathematics, discussed her work in Southeast Asia as a Fulbright Scholar and her research on shifting pedagogical beliefs on Tuesday in the Executive Board Room.

Functions can help predict future

Xiaoyan Liu, professor of mathematics, presented her research on approximation theory and how the theory is used in real life examples on Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room.

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