Category Archives: Mathematics & Statistics

Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival, March 22-29

Closeup on a molecule model made out of balloons.

Photo courtesy of Kevin Harber on Flickr. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Whether you’re science faculty, a science major, or just looking for interesting events, the Atlanta Science Festival has something for you. As one of the Atlanta Science Festival sponsors, Georgia … Continue reading

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“One brilliant idea… high-quality, free, open texts, and resources.” –openstaxcollege.org

Concerns over the high cost of college and student debt extends to the high costs of textbooks. But oftentimes, it doesn’t need to. There are many free or affordable solutions.  OpenStax College may be an option for your course. If … Continue reading

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Science Research on the iPhone and iPad

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Have you ever wanted to do research on your iPad or iPhone? Working on a mobile device may not be as convenient as a computer, but more and more publishers are starting to make sure you can access articles on … Continue reading

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National Day of Civic Hacking

The first National Day of Civic Hacking is June 1 and 2, 2013.  The event allows for civic hackers to collaboratively create, build, and invent tools using publicly-released data with the common goal of improving ones community through technology.  Examples of … Continue reading

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Trouble Accessing Articles?

Looking for a specific article? Here’s how to tell if the library has it and how to get a copy if we don’t. Step 1: Find It @ GSU You’ll be able to access articles in journals the library subscribes … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Celebrating Black Scientists

In the United States, the proportion of black professionals in science and engineering occupations is “substantially lower” than their representation in the workforce as a whole1, even though a “relatively high” proportion of black students enter college intending to major … Continue reading

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Writing in the Sciences: Writing Studio Session, Friday October 19th

Writing in the Sciences,Taught by  Jackie Werner– 12pm  Friday, October 19th,  Troy Moore Library, 9th floor General Classroom Building Want to edit science writing without a background in the sciences? This session will provide an overview of scholarly communication in … Continue reading

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GSU Faculty Florian Enescu and Yongwei Yao on Commutative Algebra

Book cover for Progress in commutative algebra 2

Check out new book chapters by two of our Mathematics & Statistics faculty members: Yongwei Yao, in Progress in Commutative Algebra 1: Combinatorics and Homology, and Florian Enescu, in Progress in Commutative Algebra 2: Closures, Finiteness and Factorization. The two … Continue reading

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Mathematics Videos for Teaching and Learning

A man looks at a computer screen, reflected in his glasses. A geometrical diagram is superimposed over the photo.

Are there math concepts that still confuse you, even after reading a textbook? Are you interested in state-of-the art applications of mathematics in science, technology, and more? Do you want an entertaining video to show during class? You may find … Continue reading

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What do Zulu hats, tile work, and divination have in common?

Moroccan tile

  Ask Dr. Iman Chahine in the College of Education. Chahine teaches the course, “Ethnomathematics and its Role in Sociocultural Traditions”. Ethnomathematics studies the way in which cultural groups use mathematics in daily activities and in problem solving. Students in … Continue reading

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