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Department news

New computer science major first of its kind in Colorado

Flexible new major addresses the demand for computing skills in a dizzying variety of fields.

Re-envisioned: PACe becomes the Precalculus Center

Student success in precalculus math has long been the mission of the PACe center (Paced Algebra to Calculus electronically.) Now, with a new name – the Precalculus Center – an updated physical space, and programming built on the latest research in the science of learning, this mission will continue with full force.

From flocks of birds to schools of fish, data can take many shapes

Topological data analysis is an emerging field that describes shapes of data in multiple dimensions and resolutions.

Transforming math, transforming people: Lois Samer’s legacy at CSU

After 38 years at CSU, Samer has retired as the co-director of the Paced Algebra to Calculus Electronically (PACe) program.