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Cordero focusing on academic affairs in associate dean role
Minerva Cordero came to UT Arlington in 2001 and has been heavily involved in academic and student affairs. Read more.
"Learn more from the faculty at UT Arlington" featured, Dr. Minerva Cordero
UTA Sonia Kovalevsky Day puts focus on math for girlsDozens of middle school girls from around North Texas convened at UT Arlington for a day of education and fun at the inaugural Sonia Kovalevsky Day on April 21 in Pickard Hall.
The event was designed to encourage the study of mathematics among young women, especially minorities, and those from economically disadvantaged families. It was organized by math assistant professors Julianne Chung and Theresa Jorgensen, and graduate student Julie Skinner Sutton, and was made possible by a grant from the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Graduate and undergraduate math students served as volunteers and guides for the girls.Read More.
Dr.Cordero Featured in SACNAS Biography Project
SACNAS biography projects are designed as a resource for K-12 educators who are interested in teaching their students about the accomplishments of Chicano/Latino and Native American scientists. Dr Cordero was featured among profiles of women scientists.
If someone told you there was a family that had six children and was so poor they could not afford a TV, board games, or even toys, you might consider this tragic. In my family, however, we unknowingly seized our predicament to develop our imaginations!
I was born in a small town in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, to a family of six children. I had an older brother and two older sisters, as well as a younger sister and brother. Six years spanned the oldest to the youngest. My parents were from farming families—a coffee plantation and a dairy farm. For my parents, going to school was a struggle since they were needed to work for their families on the farm. As a result, my father only completed the second grade and my mother the sixth grade Read More.
Math Department Wins NSF Grant
UT Arlington math department wins $2.85 million NSF grant; project places graduate students in Arlington public schools to improve math teaching
UT Arlington Unbranded Stories
Math Associate Professor Minerva Cordero is working hard to help Arlington students discover a passion for math
Mathematics doctoral student Antonio Lopez talks about how numbers gave him a future—a much brighter one than he originally anticipated.
President’s Report on GK-12
Improving the Formula For Success