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UWG Takes Over ‘The Academic Minute’: Mathematics Professor Discusses Racial Stereotypes in STEM Careers
Racial stereotypes are ignominious components of our society, with Black males often the victims of such unfounded judgment. Dr. Christopher Jett, associate professor in the College of Arts, Culture and Scientific Inquiry at the University of West Georgia, recently conducted research on this disturbing reality and how it relates to Black men in STEM careers.
If you draw a map of the world on a flat surface or plane, painting in countries as you go, what is the least number of colors needed so that no two nations of the same color share a border? The puzzle is deceptively simple. “Four color theorem” – the riddle’s answer lies in the name – was not proven until the 1970s and, then, with the assistance of a computer. Welcome to combinatorics as introduced by Dr. Abdollah Khodkar, professor and assistant chair of mathematics at UWG.
Dr. Christopher Jett, associate professor of mathematics at the University of West Georgia, was recently awarded the prestigious 2019 Early Career Award from the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE).
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A mathematics degree opens many doors for pursuing advanced and graduate degrees in mathematics-related fields or entering the mathematics workforce. All four tracks require 120 credit hours and can be completed in four years.
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Award Winning Freshmen Math Program
The University of West Georgia’s Freshmen Math Program (FMP) has won the 2020 Regents’ Momentum Year Award for Excellence in Teaching and Curricular Innovation.