Dr. Roland Minton's love for sports helps to engage students in mathematics, a subject where it is usually difficult to visualize the material. "Math doesn't have a really cool physical demonstration. But if I relate it to sports, even if there's not a physical demonstration in class, most people can at least have a visual of one person throwing a ball to the other...it makes it more accessible," Dr. Minton says. "There's a lot of great math that controls machines and really complicated processes, but that's not real accessible for many people. And I think sports is."