SU Professor Helps U.S. State Department with Sports Diplomacy

SALISBURY — Can sports increase dialogue and cultural understanding between people around the world? The U.S. State Department believes so — and has tapped Salisbury University’s Dr. Dean Ravizza to assist.   Dr. Ravizza is serving its Sports Diplomacy Division in the unique role of special program facilitator. Recently, for a 10-day Israeli/Palestinian basketball program, […]

Undergrads from area universities and college help young students better understand math

SALISBURY — Over the summer, eight area college students hosted weekly learning sessions to help fourth, fifth and sixth graders better understand mathematics skills from fractions and multiplication to decimals and statistics.
The lessons were part of a Salisbury University summer research site for undergraduates to study math education.
The three-year project is funded by a $260,606 National Science Foundation grant earned by Drs. Randall Groth of the Education Specialties Department and Jennifer Bergner of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department.
Their PATHWAYS (Preparing Aspiring Teachers to Hypothesize Ways to Assist Young Students) initiative is the University’s second NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site since 2012. The first explored emerging computing in science and engineering.