Cutting funding for mathematics would betray the future

Mathematics has a strange ability to solve problems that don’t yet exist. Nobel Prize-winning physicist Eugene Wigner called this “unreasonable efficiency of mathematics.” He described, for example, how “very rare sightings” of an apple falling from a tree led to our understanding of a whole dynamic planetary framework. Mathematics currently …

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Texas Public University Enrollment Outpaces Community College Enrollment For First Time Since 1990s | Education

The number of students attending Texas community colleges fell below enrollment at four-year universities in the state for the first time since the 1990s, as many two-year schools continue to face strong demand. declining enrollments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Council. Community colleges …

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