The Stevens Math Olympiad is a free mathematics competition for students in grades 3-12 that entails solving mathematical and logical problems, as well as demonstrating the joy and excitement of mathematics.
The newly revamped Reimagining Math Education conference united leading educational experts with dedicated instructors to find more effective ways to teach math--and reimagine what math education at both the high school and college level can be.
Yuri Gurevich, world-famous researcher and principal research scientist for Microsoft, joined Stevens as a senior research scientist in the Department of Mathematics. His research interests cover mathematics, computer science and physics -- and he will lead a lecture series on quantum computing.
Building on the momentum from the Stevens Math Olympiad, the math department ran three math circles in Hoboken elementary schools to continue nurturing learning and math education. They were a success.
Imagine you have a spy network: the spies are all connected, and in order to figure out where they all are you can either interrogate one spy and hope they give you all their contacts... or, you can use domination theory to figure out exactly where they are. The latter option is what students Alicia Muth and Alexis Doucette are doing--and earning recognition…