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Former U of R math professor honoured by award
Friday, August 01, 2008
REGINA -- A former University of Regina professor is being honoured for his
contributions to mathematics education.
Harley Weston, who retired from the U of R's department of mathematics and
statistics in 2005, has been named as the recipient of the Canadian Mathematical
Society's (CMS) 2008 Adrien Pouliot Award. According to a statement released by
CMS, the award is in recognition of Weston's outreach to aboriginal communities
and his role in creating a Web site that aims to assist people struggling with
Reached by telephone at Pasqua Lake Friday, Weston said the award was an
"It's kind of overwhelming ... I didn't even know I was nominated," he said. "It's
really wonderful to be recognized by your colleagues for something you've done."