Video: The GVSU Mathematics Department and Math Major
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The Mathematics Department at Grand Valley State University serves over 350 majors and 8000 students annually in its classes. Our students are actively engaged in learning through small classes that emphasize critical thinking, creative problem-solving, effective communication, and a high degree of faculty support. Many of our majors participate in extracurricular mathematics-related activities, including tutoring in local schools, tutoring in our own Math Center, participating in the GVSU Math & Stats Club, studying abroad, attending Research Experience for Undergraduates programs, and more. Our alumni are engaged in a wide array of exciting endeavors and rewarding careers.
Our faculty excel at both teaching and scholarship. Department faculty have authored numerous publications in mathematics and mathematics education and have won prestigious teaching awards. Student learning is at the heart of all our faculty activities, whether its conducting research with undergraduates or developing innovative teaching methods to help students learn.
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