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(NAPSI)—Since the Wright brothers’ first flight in 1903, some of the country’s most accomplished aerospace engineers, mathematicians and scientists have had their first brush with technological innovation right in their own backyards, schools, garages and basements. Today, that tradition continues.
David Savitt, an associate professor in the University of Arizona Department of Mathematics, has been chosen to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor the U.S. government bestows upon science and engineering professionals who are in the early stages of their independent research careers.
1. The U.N. decides to send more peacekeepers to South Sudan
High school students who know what A = pi times r-squared is will converge on Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus this week to test their knowledge of proofs, formulas and theorems.
An epidemic is sweeping the nation. Girls are at a disadvantage when it comes to success in math and science, and the future does not look bright if parents don’t act now.
Two individuals who were members of the Common Core validation committees refused to endorse the standards. Dr. Jim Milgram, Stanford University, was the only professional mathematician and expert on content on the review committee. He has a background in writing standards and evaluating international standards for leading countries. His review of Common Core standards resulted in his following conclusion:
ICS food drive netted more than 5 tons for hungry
Better schools, brought to you by the people who brought you the housing bubble and the financial meltdown.
A new study of the Arizona prison population reports that nearly all inmates have had prior convictions or committed violent felonies.
Grand opening of new Marana park is Feb. 27
What is obesity? Why is it so important I lose weight? I’ve been trying to lose weight for years but have not been successful; is there something else wrong with me? How can I lose weight and keep it off?
After 15 years’ work as an accountant, Dan Tarquin’s sense of satisfaction lie buried under red ink.
September 7, 2005 - Alex Erstad has the mind of a brilliant scientist, the accuracy of a reputable mathematician and the know-how to turn it all into a career, but he is only in the sixth grade.
Mix the arts in with anything to do with the sciences and Warren Lazar, vice president of research and development for Polypore Inc. and past president of the Greater Oro Valley Arts Council, is a happy man.
Richard Anderson doesn't claim to be a mathematician, but he can tell when things don't add up. The Amphitheater Public Schools district telling students and parents one thing, and then doing something else just doesn't, he says.
iddle school math teacher. I have been teaching in the same school district and school building throughout my ca-reer, which began 20 years ago.