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More outstanding young scientists


The 12 new Outstanding Young Scientists were honored last week by the National Academy of Science and Technology.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Hooked on math: Remembering ‘Doc Mara’

“DOC MARA” was an Outstanding Young Scientist and was listed in the World
Directory of Mathematicians.

In the early 1980s, when I was in fourth year high school, our team won the silver medal in a mathematics competition. A gentleman smiled gently as we shook his hand onstage. I did not know his name then, but I never forgot his shy smile.

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Toxic fathers


Today, many fathers are not just the families’ breadwinners but also their children’s mentors.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Readers’ comments on religion and math


Joaquin Buenaflor writes: In your review of Michael Asis’ book (Dec. 24 and 31), you hit on an issue that too few bring up. I’ve been critical of the Catholic Church not because I have hatred for it but because I know the good it can do.

Posted: March 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Math as habit


After giving tips on how to face math with confidence and how to learn concepts effectively, my college students now discuss creative strategies to deepen understanding of mathematics not just for school but for daily life as well.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »