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All In The News tagged "mathematics"

Esteemed Dr. Loni Philip-Tabb Offers Words of Advice for Caribbean Youth

Loni Philip Tabb, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was profiled in a Nov. 25 Philadelphia Tribune article that particularly highlighted her desire to see more minorities in math and science majors.

This challenge has middle schoolers design hotels with cost-benefit analysis

Drexel’s Math Forum was mentioned in a Feb. 3 Technically Philly article for participating in the 2014 Philadelphia Engineering and Math Challenge.

8 Ingenious Homework Help Sites

The Math Forum in the School of Education was featured in Real Simple magazine’s list of ingenious homework help websites on September 9.

How the US won The Imagine Cup with math

Keith Ayers, N. Taylor Mullen and Matt Lesnak, the Drexel students who won last year’s Microsoft Imagine Cup, were profiled in a July 8 Polygon article about their victory.

Math anxiety stopping you from saving?

Dr. Rajneesh Suri, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a June 25 Yahoo! Finance Canada article about consumers with math anxiety.

Archimedes: Separating Myth From Science

Chris Rorres, an emeritus professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 24 New York Times article about Archimedes and a conference about the mathematician that Rorres organized.

Smartphone Game Teaches Students Mathematics Concepts

Matt Lesnak, a recent graduate of the College of Engineering, was interviewed on Fox News about a smartphone game to help students learn mathematics concepts. Lesnak’s group took first place in the Microsoft Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals, an international technology design competition.

Bye-Bye Blind Spot

Dr. R. Andrew Hicks, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on WPHL-17 (Phl-17) in a story about the driver’s side mirror he invented that eliminates the blind spot with minimal distortion.

Newton Native Wins Microsoft Imagine Cup

College of Engineering students and recent graduates Keith Ayers, Matthew Lesnak, and N. Taylor Mullen, known as “Team Drexel Dragons,” were highlighted in multiple news stories for winning the mobile game design category in the Microsoft’s Imagine Cup international competition with their educational game, Math Dash.

Brush Up on Your Math to Prevent Medication Misuse

Dr. Lee Pachter, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a SheKnows.com article about parents providing inaccurate medicine dosages to their children because of poor math skills.

Driver's Side Mirror Now Eliminates Blind Spots

Dr. R. Andrew Hicks, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was a guest on RadioLive New Zealand discussing the driver’s side mirror he invented that eliminates the blind spot.

Objects in Mirror No Longer Disappear

Dr. R. Andrew Hicks, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in Slate in a story about the driver’s side mirror he invented that eliminates the blind spot.