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Catawba College Professor's Memories and Letters Evolve into Book

December 5, 2005
Category: Academics, Faculty, Mathematics
For almost 20 years, Catawba College Mathematics Professor Dr. Paul Baker repressed memories of the year he spent as an intelligence officer in Vietnam. But while he was recovering from a back operation in 1988, he discovered he "could think about that time" again. And, he realized he had a primary…
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Catawba College Professor's Memories and Letters Evolve into Book

December 5, 2005
Category: Academics, Faculty, Mathematics
For almost 20 years, Catawba College Mathematics Professor Dr. Paul Baker repressed memories of the year he spent as an intelligence officer in Vietnam. But while he was recovering from a back operation in 1988, he discovered he "could think about that time" again. And, he realized he had a primary…
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Catawba College's "Solve This and Win!" Draws Area Math Lovers

November 18, 2005
Category: Academics, Mathematics, Students
"Solve This and Win!" occupies just a small portion of the Catawba College Mathematics Department web pages, but both Catawba students and area math lovers are visiting it   regularly, vying to solve the posted math problem.  The payoff for visitors is mostly intrinsic — they get the…
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Catawba College's "Solve This and Win!" Draws Area Math Lovers

November 18, 2005
Category: Academics, Mathematics, Students
"Solve This and Win!" occupies just a small portion of the Catawba College Mathematics Department web pages, but both Catawba students and area math lovers are visiting it   regularly, vying to solve the posted math problem.  The payoff for visitors is mostly intrinsic — they get the…
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Two Catawba College Professors Make Presentations at Conference

October 17, 2005
Category: Faculty, Mathematics, Students, Teacher Education
Dr. Cynthia Osterhus, an assistant professor of teacher education at Catawba College, recently made a presentation to the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) Conference in Greensboro.   Her presentation was entitled, “Integrating Technology into Mathematics Methods…
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