Howard Reinhardt discusses growing up during the Great Depression and being drafted into the United States Army toward the end of World War II in 1945. He describes his academic journey, becoming a professor of mathematics at the University of Montana, Missoula in 1957, and the changes he has seen in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, such as the establishment of the Ph. D. program and changes to the undergraduate curriculum. Reinhardt also discusses the introduction of new technologies into mathematical studies.
Mathematical education; Department of Mathematical Sciences, Mathematical technologies
University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project, OH 412, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)
Reinhardt, Howard, "Howard Reinhardt Interview, December 7, 1999" (1999). University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project. 9.