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Laughing out loud

Laughing out loud

April 21, 2015

Jesse Tuttle remembers his initial draw to comedy as something only a fisherman would understand: giving the audience a joke, waiting for them to take the bait and getting the response every comedian waits for. “When you get that first laugh on stage, you become hooked,” said Tuttle, who is the co-fou...

NetMath, online education program, turns 25

March 31, 2014

by Reema Abi-Akar staff writer For 25 years, the NetMath program has been breaking down distance barriers in education and making University-based math courses more widely available for students around the world. NetMath is a web-based distance learning interface that is accessible to high school stud...

Celebrating Pi with Pie

Celebrating Pi with Pie

March 13, 2014

Pi and pie have a lot in common. One is packed with mathematical applications, while the other is packed with tasty fruits or meats. One is an internationally known mathematical constant, while the other is a classic American culinary tradition. Both are centuries old, and both are celebrated nation...