# Mathematical Digest

### Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics

in the Popular Press

"Passion for speed keeps Roush in NASCAR race," by Chris Jenkins. *USA Today*, 6 November 2003.

NASCAR team owner Jack Roush is profiled. The colorful risk-taker is describedas someone who loves speed "and the mechanical processes that produce speed."The sidebar about his life includes a section on his education, which statesthat he got a degree in mathematics at Berea College in 1964 and a master'sdegree in "scientific mathematics" from Eastern Michigan University in 1970.

*--- Annette Emerson*