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Alumni News | Math’s Du Gets Award from Nevada Board of Regents

Xunming Du

The Nevada Board of Regents named Ohio University alum Xunming Du the recipient of one of the Regents’ Creative Activities Awards, reports the Elko Daily Free Press. Connect with Du on LinkedIn. Du, who earned an M.S. in Mathematics from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO, is a […]

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March 10, 2018 at 4:59 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Couple Found Passion for Teaching Math Through Different Pathways

Two Ohio University alumni love teaching math. Theresa “Tracy” Watson ’93M acquired her love for teaching math in graduate school, but her husband, Corey Boby ’96 M, always wanted to be a teacher, says an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette article titled “Benton math teachers create inviting tone.” Boby and Watson ’93 both […]

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February 26, 2018 at 8:32 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Klein Appointed Interim Dean of Eastern Campus

Dr. Robert Klein

From Compass Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Sayrs and Executive Dean of Regional Higher Education Bill Willan have appointed Dr. Robert Klein as interim dean of Ohio University’s Eastern Campus effective July 1, 2018. Klein, Associate Professor of Mathematics, currently serves as interim associate dean of Ohio University’s […]

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February 9, 2018 at 11:09 amNews

Career Corner | Math Major’s Internship Leads to Job with Progressive

Jarrett Quanrud

by Kristin Distel Jarrett Quanrud ’18 spent the summer of 2017 interning with National Interstate Insurance—and finalizing his career plans and interests. A senior majoring in math and minoring in finance, Quanrud describes the internship as exactly the type of experience students need in order to determine the career they […]

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January 10, 2018 at 4:17 pmNews

Klein Helps Pilot Program Improve Accurate Math Placement

Dr. Robert Klein

From the Office of Instructional Technology Ohio University has long used a two-tiered system to place students in their first college-level math course. Students are initially assigned to a level based on their ACT/SAT scores or courses transferred from another institution; they can attempt to change their initial designation by […]

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January 8, 2018 at 11:41 amNews

WOUB Airs Navajo Math Circles on Nov. 2

Dr. Bob Klein was one of the Math Camp leaders in July 2014.

From WOUB Digital Despite the twisty, unpleasant feeling that the word “math” may summon inside you, it’s important to understand that math isn’t simply pages of multiplication tables or lines upon lines of pre-calculus. Math circles, initially developed by educational systems in European countries, are based on this understanding of […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:59 pmEvents

Notable Alumni | Math Alum Comes Back to Talk about Careers in Insurance

Jake Robertson

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Jake Robertson ’13 Actuarial Science […]

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October 25, 2017 at 6:28 pmAlumni News