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Mathematics: MIT OpenCourseWare


Interested in integers? Fascinated by fractals? The MIT OpenCourseWare Mathematics website can assist you with your quest for knowledge where visitors have access to all of the materials this institution has contributed over the past few years. Users will note that there are over four dozen courses here, complete with syllabi, lecture notes, and even in some cases video lectures and other audio visual materials. Browse through the Featured Courses to learn about some of the most recent offerings, which include, "Nonlinear Dynamics I: Chaos" and "Category Theory for Scientists.” Additionally, users can sign up to receive updates when new materials are added to the site.


Mathematician Wins Simons Fellowship

Professor of Mathematics Tao Li has been award a 2015 Simons Foundation Fellowship, granted to accomplished faculty for their recent research and the potential impact of their future work. BC Chronicle

Mathematician Named Sloan Fellow

Assistant Professor of Mathematics David Geraghty has received a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship, awarded annually by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to rising stars among U.S. and Canadian early-career scientists and scholars. Geraghty's work focuses on number theory and a sub-area known as the Langlands program. BC News Release


Understanding Common Core Math

Though the Common Core is unpopular with some, if properly implemented, its standards will lead to a generation of Americans students who are better prepared to use mathematics than at present, said McIntyre Professor of Mathematics Solomon Friedberg in an interview with Bay State Parent

Common Core Math Is Not Fuzzy

Common Core lays the foundation for students to have a better grasp of mathematical concepts than present standards and sets higher expectations for teaching and learning. If that doesn't sound fuzzy, there's a simple reason: It isn't, writes McIntyre Professor of Mathematics Solomon Friedberg in an op-ed for USA Today


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