First-grade teachers in the U.S. may need to change their approach to improving the math skills of students who struggle with the subject, according to new research co-authored by UC Irvine education professor George Farkas.
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Just as humans decide how much of their wealth to spend versus passing it on to their children, stem cells may divide and re-create based on whether it’s more important for them to conserve their genetic identity or pass along a portion of other, nongenetic information to the next generation, according to a paper published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Rui J.P. de Figueiredo, professor emeritus of electrical engineering and computer science, as well as mathematics, died July 22 in College Station, Texas, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
Psychology & social behavior professor Roxane Cohen Silver participated Thursday, April 25, in a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C., and during the trip also was awarded a National Science Foundation rapid response research grant to examine the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.
EVENT: Regional winners from throughout California will vie for titles in the statewide MathCounts competition.…
Lauds & Laurels, UC Irvine Alumni Association’s annual celebration, honors outstanding alumni, students, staff and faculty.
James Weatherall, UC Irvine assistant professor of logic & philosophy of science, says that mathematical models for predicting market behavior “need to be used cautiously; otherwise, they tend to engender overconfidence.”
Chancellor’s Club founders pass torch to new generation of UCI supporters
The assistant professor has won a $400,000 CAREER Award.
The professor has been honored by the Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics for his work on analytical and computational studies of nonlinear partial differential equations with applications to fluid mechanics and geophysics.
At the free event, which is open to the public, he will demonstrate and explain his ability to compute more quickly than a calculator, among other feats.