It All Adds Up: Math Prof Wins National Award

Jul. 18, 2018

Bill Speer, director of UNLV’s Math Learning Center, recently was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the world’s largest mathematics organization, with more than 60,000 members. His textbooks, scholarly articles, and presentations have influenced thousands of math teachers in the U.S. and Canada. Speer’s latest project is redefining remedial math for UNLV students by using digital learning programs and other strategies to take a fresh approach to mathematical concepts.