The “math guy” says video games are one new way to teach math

Keith Devlin    He’s known as “the Math Guy” on NPR, but Stanford University math professor Keith Devlin is also the author of over 30 books, and the winner of the Carl Sagan Award for Science Popularization. Devlin is in Missoula to give a president’s lecture at the University of Montana. In this feature interview, Devlin talks with News Director Sally Mauk about a 13th century math guy named Leonardo of Pisa, who introduced modern arithmetic to western Europe.

Sally Mauk talks politics with President Obama’s campaign manager, Jim Messina…

The one person, besides President Obama, who gets the most credit for his re-election, is his campaign manager Jim Messina. The former deputy White House chief of staff and University of Montana alum is in Missoula this weekend for the Griz-Cat game. He also sat down in our studios this afternoon to talk politics with News Director Sally Mauk…