Capacity Building to Address the Shortage of Mathematics Teachers in Hawaii
in the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program.
More information at College of Education.
Our graduate students have their own Chapter of the American Mathematical Society!
Check out their web site for more info.
According to the AMS,
The AMS Graduate Student Chapter Program is a member benefit of Institutional Membership. The Chapter Program makes meaningful contributions to the professional development of graduate students in the mathematical sciences and encourages graduate students to engage with the Society.
Graduate chair Professor Ruth Haas invited graduate students to an in-person welcome event in August 2021.
Among the faculty and staff in attendance were Precalculus Coordinator John “Curlee” Robertson (who works with many new Teaching Assistants on teaching Math 140, Precalculus) and Associate Professor Thomas Hangelbroek (who is teaching Math 631, our introductory graduate course in real analysis).
Predicting the future of Covid is a slippery slope, but forecast modeling can give us an idea of where we might be headed depending on current factors like vaccination rates, restrictions on public gatherings and the amount of incoming travelers. So where can we expect to go from here?
With the surge of cases, Hawaii hospitals are struggling to handle a combination of Covid and non-Covid patients, some operating at up to 125% of its capacity. How are hospitals handling the surge?
Civil Beat reporters Brittany Lyte and Anita Hofschneider, Professor Monique Chyba of Hawaii Pandemic Applied Modeling Working Group (HiPAM) and Hilton Raethel, President and CEO of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii discuss the issue on Thursday September 9.