Remembering David Henderson, 2-23-1939 – 12-20-2018

Dear Friends of the Algebra Project – it is with great sadness that we share news of the unexpected passing of Dr. David W. Henderson yesterday, following being struck by a car in a pedestrian crosswalk on Wednesday, December 19.  David’s transformative work with the Algebra Project and the Alliance since 2005 infused experiential approaches to… Read More

Alton Team Wins 2nd Straight National Math Tournament

An Alton team won the National Flagway Tournament sponsored by the Young People’s Project (YPP) for the second straight year Saturday, April 28 at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Student Fitness Center. The SIUE College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) hosted the second annual mathematics competition… Read more

Alton Math Games League Ignites Passion for Mathematics, Achieves National Success

The old adage of needing a “math gene” to succeed in mathematics is being challenged, with grit being arguably the single-most important factor in eventual success in mathematics. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville College of Arts and Sciences Dean Greg Budzban, PhD, believes this to be true for the majority of students, and is leading the… Read More