### Archive: May 10, 2009 - May 16, 2009

### Is Math Fun? Should it be?

I wrote a story for today's paper about wide ranging public relations campaigns to win the hearts and minds of the average American math student. Plenty of companies and foundations and teachers are trying to polish up math's image --...

By Michael Alison Chandler | May 16, 2009; 6:00 AM ET | Comments (9)

### Encouraging Native American Girls in Science And Math

I went to the Arizona desert recently for vacation and had the chance to visit an Indian reservation. While touring a new community college there, I learned about an unusual approach to encourage girls in math and science. The Tohono...

By Michael Alison Chandler | May 12, 2009; 2:38 PM ET | Comments (3)