Toe tapper

Dr. Eric McDowell’s zeal to bring a little musical flair to mathematics education has resulted in a second-place national award from the Broadcast Education Association for his latest ditty, Roll Call. Following on the heels of earlier productions Mr. Math Man and Derivative Rag, this video once again features the Berry faculty member bursting into song, this time presenting the names of famous mathematicians to the tune of Gilbert and Sullivan’s I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General from The Pirates of Penzance. Production credits for the award-winning video go to sophomore Josy Roman. This is Dr. McDowell’s fourth collaboration with Viking Fusion, Berry’s student-run multimedia website.

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