Posts Tagged ‘ math ’

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 […]

Info needed for new science outreach site

Jan 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 28, 2010

The Math, Science, and Computer Education Center is working with the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience to develop a Web site featuring contact and program information about current science outreach efforts at UNL. The new science outreach Web site, available at, will support future collaborations with others at UNL, and local and statewide […]

Obituary – Dale Mesner

Dec 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Obituaries

Dale Marsh Mesner, 87, professor emeritus of mathematics, died Dec. 8, 2009. He was born April 13, 1923, in Central City. He enlisted as a conscientious objector in World War II. Dale earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from the University of Nebraska in 1948, a Masters of Science in physics from Northwestern University […]