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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

Klein Named Representative at Large to Mathematical Association of America Congress

Clockwise, from left: Ohio University students Chloe Farmer, Michele Post, Brittany Centorbi, and Josh Davis, as well as Associate Professor Bob Klein, center, examine an ancient math text during a special presentation at Alden Library on April 18, 2014. During the presentation, students enrolled in Professor Klein's History of Mathematics course viewed some of the centuries-old math manuscripts that are stored in the library's Special Collections section. Photo by Lauren Pond

Dr. Robert Klein, Associate Professor of Mathematics, was elected to the Mathematical Association of America Congress as one of six “representatives at large,” representing Teacher Education for a three-year term. Klein is serving as Interim Associate Dean at Ohio University Lancaster. “The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional […]

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July 27, 2017 at 1:19 pmNews

Three A&S Faculty Recognized in Ohio Magazine

Dr. Lauren McMills

From Compass Three College of Arts & Sciences faculty—five Ohio University faculty members in total—are among the more than 65 educators from across the state recognized in Ohio Magazine’s annual “Excellence in Education” issue. The three are Dr. Klaus Himmeldirk, Senior Lecturer of Chemistry & Biochemistry; Dr. Lauren McMills, Assistant […]

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December 20, 2016 at 9:17 amFaculty in the News In the News

WOUB Airs Navajo Math Circles, Featuring Klein’s Work, Nov. 3

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

WOUB airs the film Navajo Math Circles on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 9 p.m. The film features work by Dr. Robert Klein, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Ohio University. Hundreds of Navajo children in recent years have found themselves at the center of a lively collaboration with mathematicians from around […]

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October 2, 2016 at 3:45 pmEvents

At NSA Screening, Klein Ties Navajo Role in WWII to Need for Accessible Math

George Csicsery, Bob Klein and Tatiana Shubin with Navajo Math Circle students at NSA. Photo by NSA.

Dr. Robert Klein, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Ohio University, made stops at the National Security Agency and the National Museum of Mathematics in June to screen Navajo Math Circles, a film by George Csicsery that features Klein’s work. The NSA published an article about the screening titled “Happy Accidents, […]

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June 22, 2016 at 8:51 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

Authors@Alden | History Alum Discusses Leonhard Euler: Mathematical Genius in the Enlightenment, April 12

Dr. Ronald Calinger

The Authors@Alden series features Ohio University alum Dr. Ronald Calinger ’63 on Tuesday, April 12, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the 1951 Lounge on the fourth floor of Alden Library. Calinger, Professor Emeritus of history at the Catholic University of America, will speak on the life, work and contributions […]

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April 1, 2016 at 9:15 pmAlumni Events