Zalman Usiskin, UCSMP director 1987-2019, retires as director of UCSMP.

Associated with UCSMP since its first conceptions in 1982 and inception in 1983, Emeritus Professor of Education Zalman Usiskin has retired at the end of the 2018-2019 school year....... more

June 25, 2019

UCSMP authors win awards!

John Benson, lead author of the current edition of UCSMP Geometry, has received the 2017 Distinguished Life Achievement in Mathematics Award from the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics...... more

Mar 6, 2018

Zalman Usiskin awarded ISDDE’s 2017 Life Time achievement award for Excellence in Educational Design

Unusually this year the International Society for Design and Development in Education (ISDDE) has awarded the prestigious 2017 Life Time achievement award for Excellence in Educational Design to...... more.

November 28, 2017

VIDEO: Watch Zalman Usiskin's talk, "An Amazing Century: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going.”

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Metropolitan Mathematics Club of Chicago, at the organization's last meeting of the 2013-2014 school year, Zalman Usiskin presented...... more.

May 9, 2014

UCSMP-CEMSE authors presenting at NCSM and NCTM

April 7–April 12, UCSMP authors will be presenting at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) annual conference...... more.

April 9, 2014

Paul Sally, first director of UCSMP, dies at age 80

Paul Sally, Jr., professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the University of Chicago Mathematics Department and a legend as a teacher, died unexpectedly on December 30, 2013...... more.

January 13, 2014

Richard Morrow, 1926−2013

University of Chicago Trustee Emeritus and formerchairman and chief executive officer of Amoco Corporation Richard M. Morrow, died on Jan. 21 at the age of 86..... more.

February 20, 2013

CEMSE Receives New NSF Grant to Expand STEM School Studies

The CEMSE Research and Evaluation Group at the University of Chicago has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the landscape of inclusive STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) high schools... more.

November 5, 2012

Peter DeCraene named 2011 Presidential Awardee for Illinois

We are pleased to spread the news that Peter DeCraene, one of the authors of Precalculus and Discrete Mathematics, has been named by the White House as the Presidential Awardee for Illinois for 2011. ... more.

June 27, 2012

UCSMP Director Examines Singapore's High Test Scores

UCSMP Director, Zalman Usiskin, has an articlde about Singapore in the current Mathematics Teacher... more.

April, 26, 2012

UCSMP Director Speaks at NCTM Conference

CEMSE and UCSMP staff members will be speaking at the National Council of Teacher’s of Mathematics annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA... more.

April 23, 2012


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