Professor secures funding to incorporate history into math with new program

Professor Janet Heine Barnett | Photo courtesy of Colorado State University-Pueblo mathematics professor and Pueblo native Janet Heine Barnett helped secure $100,000 for the university to help develop an instruction program that incorporates history into math. The Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources grant was recently awarded to CSU-Pueblo as part of a collaborative effort between faculty members, including professor Barnett, from a total of seven universities. It took Barnett and her collaborators three attempts before finally securing the $1.25 million grant, of which CSU-Pueblo received...