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NFL Prospect Pursues Math Career

Penn State football's starting right guard John C. Urschel not only finished his undergraduate math degree in three years with a 4.0 grade point average; he also holds a master's degree, has published research in a scholarly journal, and plans to pursue a Ph.D.

Urschel, who now teaches undergraduate math classes at Penn State (in addition to playing football), is currently working toward a second master's degree, this one in math education.

He says:

I feel bad for kids who go through the math system and really miss out on the beauty of math.

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Start Date: 
Monday, November 11, 2013

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