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Wed., Nov. 26 - Fri., Nov. 28: 
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The AMS Department currently has the following openings

Interested in math or statistics but just not sure where to go from here?
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Careers in Math or Statistics       Majoring in Applied Mathematics       Majoring in Statistics

Math/Stat Moments

Learning by Watching

How do you use this thing?

I think everyone is aware that children learn by observation.  How many times have you settled in to watch TV only to have the toddler next to you change channels? or turn the TV off?  They did see you do it after all.

Recently, researchers have pushed this concept further and have found that children as young as 2 intuitively use mathematical concepts such as probability to help make sense of the world around them.  In a study at the University of Washington, toddlers could tell the difference between two different game winning strategies based on the success rate of those strategies.

For more information on this study, click here.

For more information on how to work your TV remote, check with your toddler.

Spotlight on AMS

Congratulations to Prof. Paul Martin

Join us in wishing Professor Paul Martin a hearty congratulations!  Paul recently received the Dean's Excellence Award due to his "demonstrated meritorious achievement in teaching and scholarship".  For those of you that have been fortunate enought to have taken a class from Prof. Martin, you already know that the honor is well deserved.  For those of you that have not been so lucky, you definitely should change that.

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