On Friday April 8, from 3-5 PM in Lippitt 205, Erika Fiore will be defending her dissertation Gender-Specific Experiences of Women Undergraduate STEM Students in Online Mathematics Curses During a Pandemic. This is a qualitative study in partial fulfillment of a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, co-supervised by Michael Barrus and Kees de Groot (School of Education). Please […]Continue reading "Doctoral Thesis Defense: Erika Fiore"
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded its second National Science Foundation grant to recruit, prepare, and support science, computer science, engineering and mathematics majors to become teachers. This Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program, funded by a 1.2 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation, was established to address the large number of […]Continue reading "Robert Noyce STEM Scholarship & Internship Program Now Available"
The department has new scholarships, Rhode Graduate scholarships, available to support eligible full time Master’s students. The deadline to apply to the Master program is July 15; March 1 to get a full consideration for a Teaching Assistantship. For more information: contact the graduate director Lubos Thoma, firstname.lastname@example.org.Continue reading "New Scholarship Available for Incoming Master’s Students"
Based on action taken by the URI Faculty Senate on Nov. 25, the University will temporarily expand access to the second grade option to all students for fall semester 2020 and spring semester 2021. This expanded access to the second grade option will allow all undergraduate and graduate students to retake a fall 2020 or […]Continue reading "Second Grade Option Expanded for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021"
Ryan Geib (graduating math major) was given the Provost’s Academic Excellence Award for Mathematics 2018-19.Continue reading "Provost’s Academic Excellence Award for Mathematics 2018-19"
Nicole Hersey was awarded the Schmitt Award for Excellence in Research from NEERO (New England Educational Research Organization) on April 25, 2019.Continue reading "Schmitt Award for Excellence in Research from NEERO"
Jean Guillaume was given the Donald Cunnigen Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies on April 23, 2019.Continue reading "Donald Cunnigen Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies"
KINGSTON, R.I. (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 08, 2019 Dilip Datta, an emeritus professor of mathematics at the University of Rhode Island, has completed his new book “Transforming Math Anxiety to Math Agility”: an in-depth book that tackles specific points on how to achieve an understanding of math and prevent anxiety from taking over when exploring the topic. Author […]Continue reading "Transforming Math Anxiety to Math Agility"