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Department of Mathematics

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201 Two education conferences will be held Friday and Saturday, April 4 - 5
Public Relations News Release 1952:491, p.1
3/26/1952 Featured speaker at the elementary conference will be A. Sterl Artley. He will address a general session on "Adjusting the School Program to the Slow Learner." Harold Benjamin will speak at the secondary education conference.
202 Thirtieth annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics will be held at Hotel Fort Des Moines
Public Relations News Release 1952:511, p.1
3/20/1952 Henry Van Engen, head of the college mathematics department and chairman of the convention central planning committee, said the occasion marks the first time the annual meeting will have been held west of the Mississippi river.
203 Special To: The Daily Record
Public Relations News Release 1951:282, p.1
12/29/1951 The new year finds the college 75 years young, looking forward to the inquguration of its graduate program in the summer of 1952. A major curriculum revision for degree students began during the 1951 summer session.
204 Student fees raised from $36 to $40 per quarter submitted by the board by President J. W. Maucker
Public Relations News Release 1951:207, p.1
12/6/1951 Maucker's recommendation to the board read, in part, "recognizing the general increase in the price level of about ten percent since the beginning of the war in Korea, I believe it is equitable for students and their parents to bear their fair share.
205 Twenty-five faculty members will be on leave of absence during the 1951-52 academic year
Public Relations News Release 1951:63, p.1
10/3/1951 Nine faculty members in the teaching department, three from the departments of education and English and speech, two from industrial arts and mathematics, and one from home economics, art, music, physical education for women, social science, and library.
206 Professor Henry Van Engen, head of the department of mathematics, is the co-author of a new second grade arithmetic book
Public Relations News Release 1951:44, p.1
9/29/1951 The book is entitled, "Numbers in Action." Van Engen collaborated with M. L. Hartung from the University of Chicago in writing the book. One distinctive feature of the book is the use of pictorial sequences to develop number concepts.
207 Seven departments have been authorized by the state board of education to offer graduate level courses leading to the Master of Arts in Education
Public Relations News Release 1951:31, p.1
9/15/1951 In outlining the board of education's decision, Dean M. J. Nelson said graduate work offered by the education departments will be in four areas-elementary teaching, elementary supervisor, elementary principalship, and secondary principalship.
208 Seven departments have been authorized by the state board of education to offer graduate level courses leading to the Master of Arts in Education
Public Relations News Release 1951:25, p.1
9/15/1951 M. J. Nelson, dean of the faculty, announced today that Six of the departments - business education, education, English and speech, science, mathematics, and social science- will participate in the graduate program beginning in the summer of 1952.
209 The appointments of six new faculty members have been announced by M. J. Nelson, dean of the faculty
Public Relations News Release 1950:435, p.1
7/30/1951 The appointments include two in art, two in English and speech, and one each in mathematics and women's physical education. They are: Clayton Fowler, William P. Daley, John J. Pruis, Richard Arnold, Harold C. Trimble, and Myrtle Merritt.
210 Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.58
6/1/1951 Brief description of the department; photo.
211 A triple slate of conferences is scheduled for the week end, April 13-14
Public Relations News Release 1950:304, p.1
4/10/1951 The audio-Visual conference is on Friday. Observation of campus school classes in session and tours of the campus to observe audio-visual materials and facilities will be part of the program.
212 Three departments, home economics, mathematics, and science,will sponsor Open House Sunday, April 8
Public Relations News Release 1950:288, p.1
4/3/1951 Visitors may inspect any of the departments between 2 and 4:30 p.m. in the Vocational building, southeast of the campanile.
213 Math visual aids are being shown
College Eye 41:38, p.3
8/4/1950 Description of visual aids.
214 Van Engen named associate editor
College Eye 41:34, p.2
7/7/1950 Of Mathematics Teacher.
215 Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.46
6/1/1950 Brief description of the department; photo.
216 Special group events
College Eye 41:6, p.6
10/21/1949 Schedule of Homecoming activities.
217 Biology classes will have more space this fall
College Eye 40:40, p.6
8/12/1949 Results of remodeling in the Vocational Building.
218 Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.33
6/1/1949 Brief description of the department; photo.
219 Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.36
6/1/1948 With many students coming to the department with varying abilities in math, the faculty has devised a method for placement for the students. Student learn how math has grown with civilization and The Math Club helps create interest in the subject; photo.
220 Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.92
6/1/1947 Brief description of the department; photo.
221 Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.42
6/1/1946 Students learn math with the newest technologies and different classes; photo.
222 Teaching Departments--Mathematics and Science
Old Gold 0:0, p.42
6/1/1945 Professors Henry Van Engen and Emmett J. Cable head the Departments of Mathematics and Science; photo.
223 Dr. D. Banks Wilburn joins mathematics department
Public Relations News Release 1945:103, p.1
4/27/1945 George Washington University graduate joins faculty.
224 Mathematics students have picnic
College Eye 35:38, p.4
225 Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.41
6/1/1944 War has effected the math department since most majors are men. Although mathematics still remains important and professors are busy; photo.
226 Department of Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.66
6/1/1943 Women are shining in the mathematics field as future teachers, a field formerly held just by men. The department has two organizations, the Mathematics Club and Kapp Mu Epsilon, and Mr. Henry Van Engen is head of the department; photo.
227 Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.68
6/1/1942 Brief description of the department; photo.
228 Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.53
6/1/1941 Brief description of the department; photo.
229 Improvements made by late president
College Eye 31:38, p.1
7/12/1940 Notes changes on campus for which President Latham was responsible.
230 Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.195
6/1/1940 Brief description of the department; photo.
231 Department of mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.66
6/1/1939 Brief description of the department; photos.
232 Department of Instruction
Old Gold 0:0, p.48
6/1/1938 Brief description of the departments of instruction; photos.
233 Department dinner
College Eye 29:5, p.3
10/8/1937 To honor Professors Douglas and Van Engen.
234 New math head
Alumnus 21:4, p.10
10/1/1937 Henry Van Engen will head math department following its split with commercial education; short biographical sketch.
235 New registrar, dep't heads
Alumnus 21:3, p.3
7/1/1937 Selmer C. Larson replaces C. S. Cory as Registrar; Department of Mathematics and Commercial Education splits with Professor Van Engen heading the former and Lloyd V. Douglas heading the latter; other new staff members added.
236 Dr. Van Engen to head new department
College Eye 28:33, p.1
5/21/1937 Brief profile of head of newly-organized Department of Mathematics; change needed with Professor Condit's retirement.
237 College names new registrar; also chooses successor to Condit, Commercial head
College Eye 28:29, p.1
4/23/1937 Selmer Larson will succeed C. S. Cory; Department of Mathematics and Commercial Education will divide; Professor Douglas will head Commercial Education.
238 Mathematicians to meet here; demonstration lesson and discussion conference features
College Eye 27:34, p.1
3/13/1936 Several faculty will participate.
239 Mathematicians to meet here; faculty members will lead discussion group on March 14
College Eye 27:33, p.1
2/28/1936 Conference highlights.
240 Mathematics and Commerce
Old Gold 0:0, p.25
6/1/1933 History and description of the curriculum; photos.
241 Professors and instructors of four departments
Public Relations News Release 1929:450, p.1
4/28/1930 Faculty to attend Iowa Academy of Science at Iowa State.
242 Combined departments
Alumni News Letter 6:3, p.1
7/1/1922 The following departments are being combined; art and manual arts, mathematics and commerce, government and economics. Professor Charles Bailey heads the arts, Ira S. Condit heads mathematics, and Merle A. Thompson heads the social sciences.
243 New arithmetic
Alumni News Letter 6:3, p.2
7/1/1922 The faculty of the mathematical department are joint authors of a one-hundred and thirty page arithmetic book for educators.
244 Department of Mathematics
Old Gold 0:0, p.32
6/1/1922 Comments about department, faculty; photo.
245 A new arithmetic
College Eye 14:12, p.2
5/31/1922 Department of Mathematics publishes arithmetic book for sub-collegiate classes.
246 Consolidation of departments
College Eye 14:12, p.2
5/31/1922 Major changes include foundation of Department of Social Science; not seen as revolutionary change; just natural evolution of a growing college.
247 Arthur W. Rich
Alumni News Letter 5:3, p.3
7/1/1921 Professor Arthur W. Rich, formerly of the mathematics department, is superintendent of the Oswegatchie Park Company in Croghan, New York. Professor George Baird Affleck, former physical director, is a member of the company.
248 Ira S. Condit
Alumni News Letter 5:3, p.3
7/1/1921 Professor Ira S. Condit, head of mathematics, is named state representative to the Council of Mathematic Teaching.
249 Peter Luteyn
Alumni News Letter 5:3, p.3
7/1/1921 Professor Peter Luteyn, former professor of mathematics, decides to return to the field of education after a brief agricultural, educational, and religious project in Washington.
250 Department of English
Old Gold 0:0, p.23
6/1/1921 Roster of English and Mathematics faculty; photo.


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