News from MathematicsSewanee: The University of the South2014-02-25T02:25:12Ztag:sewanee.edu,2013:10:11Hooke Prize in Calculustag:math.sewanee.edu,2013:news/145.620192014-02-25T02:25:12Z2013-10-11T18:01:11ZMathematicsAt the Founder's Day Convocation,Jean Shirimpaka C'15 of Rwanda received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Achievement in Calculus. The prize is awarded to a student exhibiting special achievement after completion of the calculus sequence. The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.
]]>Hooke Prize in Mathematicstag:math.sewanee.edu,2013:news/145.597302013-05-06T15:49:27Z2013-05-12T16:41:26ZMathematicsAt Commencement, Erin Nicole Brahm, C'13, of Huntsville AL and Yechan Paul Choi, C'13, of Kampala Uganda received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Outstanding Performance in Mathematics. The prize is awarded to a graduating student majoring in mathematics . The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.
]]>Professor Emily Puckette honored by Society of Sewanee Scholarstag:math.sewanee.edu,2013:news/145.597292013-05-06T15:41:14Z2013-03-04T16:38:13ZMathematicsThe Society of Sewanee Scholars held a dinner at Chen Hall to honor "Best Teaching Practices" of the Sewanee faculty. Dr. Puckette was among 8 faculty chosen by the Society on the basis of her innovative and compassionate approach to teaching and learning.
]]>Hooke Prize for Calculustag:math.sewanee.edu,2012:news/145.572032012-11-02T21:20:55Z2012-10-08T22:14:54ZMathematicsAt the Founder's Day Convocation, Bronte Marie Goodhue C'15 and Brandon Edward Miller C'15 received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Achievement in Calculus. The prize is awarded to a student exhibiting special achievement after completion of the calculus sequence. The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.
]]>Hooke Prize in Mathematicstag:math.sewanee.edu,2012:news/145.469672012-11-02T21:19:31Z2012-05-13T14:41:30ZMathematicsAt Commencement, Prashanta Kharel, C ’12, of Kathmandu, Nepal and Mary Michael Forrester, C'12, of Kingsport, TN received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Outstanding Performance in Mathematics. The prize is awarded to a graduating student majoring in mathematics . The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.
]]>Associate Professor Doug Drinen honored by the Society of Sewanee Scholarstag:math.sewanee.edu,2012:news/145.469662012-05-09T08:40:42Z2012-04-17T14:29:41ZMathematicsThe Society of Sewanee Scholars held a dinner at the Sewanee Inn to honor “Best Teaching Practices” of the Sewanee faculty. Dr. Drinen was among 8 faculty chosen by the Society on the basis of his innovative and compassionate approach to teaching and learning. He was chosen to speak about his creative project assignments in Mathematical Modeling that showcased student initiative and ingenuity.
]]>Hooke Prize for Calculustag:math.sewanee.edu,2011:news/145.457682011-11-14T11:25:29Z2011-10-11T18:18:04ZMathematicsAt the Founder’s Day Convocation, Justin Neal Miller, C ’15, of Tennessee received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Achievement in Calculus. The prize is awarded to a student exhibiting special achievement after completion of the calculus sequence. The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.
]]>Hooke Prize for Mathematicstag:math.sewanee.edu,2011:news/145.333902011-05-16T10:32:02Z2011-05-15T19:58:04ZMathematicsAt Commencement, Anna Tracy, C ’11, of Santa Rosa CA received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Outstanding Performance in Mathematics. The prize is awarded to a graduating student majoring in mathematics . The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.
]]>Assistant Professor Matthew Rudd honored by Society of Sewanee Scholarstag:math.sewanee.edu,2011:news/145.334362012-05-09T08:29:25Z2011-04-06T16:51:23ZMathematicsThe Society of Sewanee Scholars held a dinner at the home of the University Vice-Chancellor to honor “Best Teaching Practices” of the Sewanee faculty. Dr. Rudd was among 8 faculty chosen by the Society on the basis of his innovative and compassionate approach to teaching and learning.
]]>Number Theory notestag:math.sewanee.edu,2010:news/145.9692011-05-02T13:45:41Z2010-10-15T20:08:04ZMathematics“A Do-It-Yourself Introduction to Number Theory” is now available on the web for all to access. The notes were written by professor emeritus James T. Cross, and have been used for many years as a number theory text at Sewanee. Professors Mac Priestley and Chris Parrish worked to bring the notes to the current web-based version. The notes will also be published through the electronic Journal of Inquiry-Based Learning (JIBLM.org).
]]>Becca Stevens, C’85, to receive the Distinguished Alumnus Awardtag:math.sewanee.edu,2010:news/145.50042010-10-18T16:29:58Z2010-10-15T15:00:04ZMathematicsBecca Stevens, mathematics major in the Class of '85, will be honored at Sewanee's Homecoming this year with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.
]]>Hooke Prize for Calculustag:math.sewanee.edu,2010:news/145.50032010-10-15T14:28:16Z2010-10-12T18:15:04ZMathematicsAt the Founder’s Day Convocation, Ben Burgess, C ’11, of Colorado and Erin Brahm, C’13, of Alabama received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Achievement in Calculus. The prize is awarded to a student exhibiting special achievement after completion of the calculus sequence. The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.
]]>Hooke Prize for Mathematicstag:math.sewanee.edu,2010:news/145.50022010-10-15T14:31:25Z2010-05-16T16:00:04ZMathematicsAt Commencement, Thu Le, C ’10, of Vietnam received the annual Robert Hooke Prize for Outstanding Performance in Mathematics. The prize is awarded to a graduating student majoring in mathematics . The prize is named for statistician and former Sewanee professor of mathematics Robert Hooke who wrote the popular book, How to tell the Liars from the Statisticians.
]]>Student-Faculty publicationtag:math.sewanee.edu,2009:news/145.9672009-11-18T15:34:03Z2009-04-01T21:05:04ZMathematicsThe American Mathematical Monthly, April 2009, contains a paper entitled “An Optimization Problem with a Surprisingly Simple Solution” that began as undergraduate research in probability by Grace Kennedy '06. Professors Doug Drinen and Mac Priestley are co-authors of the Monthly paper with Grace, who is now starting a thesis in mathematics at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
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