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Catawba College Mathematics Department to Sponsor Annual Contests

January 27, 2011
Category: Events, Mathematics
Catawba College's Mathematics Department will be sponsoring the ninth annual North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Contests on Thursday, March 24, 2011. Catawba will be a qualifying site for the Algebra I, Geometry contests, and local students who are in (or have taken) Algebra I or…
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Catawba College to Host Research Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

December 17, 2010
Category: Academics, Events, Mathematics, Students
;;;;;;;;On Saturday, March 5th, the Catawba College Math Department will hold a regional Research Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (CAT-RUM 2011), sponsored in part by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and NSF-RUMC. The conference will take place in Ketner Hall on campus. ;At…
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Catawba Math Professor Develops Writing Contest for Local Fifth Graders

April 30, 2010
Category: Faculty, Mathematics, Teacher Education
  The contest writing prompt from Dr. Baker: Fighting back tears, Michelle blindly ran. When she could no longer ignore the pain in her side, she turned into an alley and hid behind the dumpster. Leaning against the rusted green metal container, she gasped and choked as she filled…
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Mathematics Honor Society Inducts Members

April 26, 2010
Category: Academics, Events, Mathematics, Students
The Catawba College Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, inducted new members during an April 21 ceremony held in Ketner Hall on campus. Inductees include Spencer Ashley of Yadkinville; Dustin Craft of China Grove; Deon Cuffie-Joseph of Miramar, Fla.; Lori Fraley of Cleveland;…
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Catawba Mathematics Professor Makes Presentations

April 13, 2010
Category: Faculty, Mathematics
Catawba College mathematics professor, Dr. Paul Baker, chaired the Professional Session at the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America held March 26 at Elon University. During that session, Baker presented "Basic Operations on Khmer Numbers."On March 16, Dr. Baker was a…
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