Casey VanTassell

Casey VanTassell

We Only Need to Fill Out 425 Brackets Each to Win Buffet’s Billion | Roots of Unity, Scientific Amer...

This year, Tim Chartier of Davidson College has been all over the place talking about math and bracketology. He and some of his students have gotten very involved in March Madness in the past few years. Some of their best brackets have been above the 99th percentile in ESPN’s tournament ...

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Kaneisha Gaston puts a new face on town-gown history | DavidsonNews.net

Davidson College - Kaneisha Gaston is among the nearly 450 members of Davidson College’s Class of 2013, but she also holds a distinction: She’s the first African American with family ties in the Davidson community to graduate from the college – where her family members have worked but never studied. It ...

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Buffett's Billion: a numbers game you won't win | College | The News Tribune

In 2009, mathematician Tim Chartier and his students at Davidson College devised a formula to pick winners in the NCAA men's basketball tournament better than almost anyone else. That year, using strength of schedule and late season hot streaks, combined with middle school algebra, the ...

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ABERDEEN, Miss.: Federal judge denies Terry's petition appeal | Nation | Enquirer Herald

Davidson College - ABERDEEN, Miss. — A federal judge has denied former Lowndes County Supervisor Jim Terry's request to review his 2007 fraud conviction. Terry, acting as his own attorney, filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus in 2010 with the U.S. District Court in Aberdeen. Terry ...

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College cites progress on gays, plans mentoring program | DavidsonNews.net

Davidson College - ... policy advisory body to the college president composed of representatives of the student body, faculty and administration – will begin reviewing the college’s policy on displaying flags outside of residence halls in January, Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Life Tom Shandley said...

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Math Professor: Algorithms Give Leg Up For March Madness Brackets : Personal Liberty – Conservative...

Professor Tim Chartier said he and his Davidson College students have been working on algorithms to help college basketball fans create the most accurate prediction brackets and they will divulge their findings Thursday at New York’s National Museum of Math, the New York Post reported ...

GSEHD Alumni to Host Panel at ESRI 2014 | Colonial Cable

Davidson College - Jaimie Matthews is the programs and policy manager for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) Education and Workforce program—the nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)3 program dedicated to strengthening the nation’s educational standards and the quality of its workforce. ...

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Fundraising starts slowly for Baker Sports expansion | DavidsonNews.net

Davidson College - Annie Porges, who is overseeing the campaign in her role as director of the Davidson Athletic Fund, said the school is in talks with other potential donors and she expects to hit the first $1 million mark soon. “We’re already looking past this to the next three million. We’re having lots ...

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SoCon Announces February Athletes of the Month - SoConSports.comOfficial Web Site of The Southern Co...

Davidson College - Other nominees: Alex Leach (Appalachian State), Brandon Murray (College of Charleston), Andrew Barna (Davidson), Ryan Kinsella (Elon), Paul Nitto (Furman), T.D. Davis (Georgia Southern), Christian Wolfe (UNCG), Tommy Corbin (Samford), Tyler White (Western Carolina) and Josh Hyman ...

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Chemjobber: EdX class in medicinal chemistry

Professor Erland Stevens of Davidson College is teaching a class on medicinal chemistry on EdX. Here's a brief syllabus: The seven-week course starts on March 10th. Each week has about 1 hour of video and a number of accompanying web pages. The course is strictly an introduction: Week 1 ...

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