Posts Tagged ‘ Jim Lewis ’

American Mathematical Society honors 6 from UNL

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Employee News, Issue, Nov. 15

Six UNL professors are among the accomplished mathematicians from around the world who have been invited to join a prestigious national organization’s inaugural class of fellows. The recently announced first class of American Mathematical Society fellows includes individuals who are members of the society who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication […]

Lewis named Nebraska’s ‘Professor of the Year’

Dec 17th, 2010 | By | Category: December 16, Employee News

Jim Lewis, Aaron Douglas Professor of math, has been named the 2010 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Nebraska Professor of the Year. The award is part of the U.S. Professors of the Year Awards Program, which recognizes dedicated educators who have had a profound impact on the lives of students and contributed significantly […]

$4M bolsters math, science education

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Oct. 21, Research

The National Science Foundation has awarded UNL two grants totaling more than $4 million to support improved mathematics and science education in Nebraska schools that need it most. The grants are through NSF’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program, which aims to encourage talented science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics […]

CASNR council plans teaching seminar

Apr 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: April 2, 2009, Campus News, Issue

The Teaching and Learning Improvement Council for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is hosting a teaching seminars. The seminar, “Meeting the Professional Development Needs of Nebraska’s Math (and Science) Teachers,” is 2 p.m. April 13 in the East Union. Jim Lewis, director of the Center for Science, Math and Computer Education, will […]

Math education gets $9.3 million boost

Oct 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 9, 2008

UNL received a $9.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation for “Nebraska Math,” a statewide program aimed at improving mathematics achievement for all students and narrowing the achievement gap for at-risk students in kindergarten through third grade. CELEBRATING MATH Principal investigator on the “Nebraska Math” project Jim Lewis addresses a crowd gathered Oct. 1 […]