CSU Dominguez Hills Awarded Federal Grant to IMPACT Math Teacher Development

California State University, Dominguez Hills has received the first award of a three-year $749,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program to offer professional development and support to algebra teachers in middle and high schools in … [Read more...]

Where X = iPad: Summer Institute for Algebra Teachers Integrates Tablet Technology

Twenty-one teachers from middle and high schools in the south region of the Los Angeles Unified School District were back in the classroom for three weeks this summer, but unlike during the school year, they were not in front of the class. Instead, the teachers had become students again, broadening … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills, CAMS High School Awarded HP Catalyst Initiative Grant

A proposal submitted by California State University, Dominguez Hills in collaboration with the California Academy of Math and Science (CAMS), a magnet high school located on the university campus, was one of only 30 from 11 countries to be approved to participate in HP’s Catalyst Initiative, a … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Hearst Scholar Overcomes Adversity

Despite much adversity in her life, a South Vietnamese immigrant has been undaunted in the pursuit of her academic dreams and is now one of the California State University system’s inspiring students. At its September board meeting, the CSU Board of Trustees honored Wilmington resident Phoung … [Read more...]

Noyce Scholars: First Cohort of NSF Funded Program Plans to Give Back to Communities as Teachers

The first cohort of students who were awarded a Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship began their journey this semester toward becoming math and science teachers, many of whom plan to teach in the communities they came from. The $750,000 five-year grant was awarded to the Transition to Teaching (TTT) … [Read more...]

Sean Sather-Wagstaff: Man in the Mirror

Sean Sather-Wagstaff, assistant professor of mathematics, recently gave two invited conference talks. At a special session of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) at Bard College in October, he delivered the talk, “Incomparability of semidualizing modules.” At the Commutative Algebra Conference … [Read more...]