December 7, 2018

Winter 2019

Winter 2019 WXML applications are now open: Undergraduate Application Graduate Application   Project descriptions are below:   New Projects Reseating Chinese restaurant process Faculty Mentor: Dr. Noah Forman Project Description: The reseating Chinese restaurant process is a randomly changing partition of {1,…,n}. Think of n customers in a restaurant; the tables are the “blocks” of the…

November 16, 2018

Northwest Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival

The WXML, together with Julia Robinson Mathematics Festivals: http://jrmf.org/ Math for Love: https://mathforlove.com/ Washington Indigenous Math Circle Communities: https://navajomathcircles.org/ is hosting the Northwest Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival on Saturday, 11/17. This festival will explore the beauty of mathematics, with engaging activities for all ages. Participants explore these collaborative, creative problem-solving activities without the pressure of competition or time constraints….

October 19, 2018

WXML Graduate School + REU application workshop

On Tuesday, 10/16, the WXML hosted a workshop on applying to graduate school and Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs). Thanks to Sami Davies, Sam Fairchild, and Kellie MacPhee for organizing, and to Prof. Jack Lee and Prof. Jim Morrow for sharing their advice and answering questions. Professor Lee prepared slides, which you can find here: Applying…

September 11, 2018

Autumn 2018 WXML Teams

WXML Autumn 2018 teams have been announced!    

May 21, 2018

WXML at the Undergraduate Research Symposium

Three WXML teams presented their work at the UW Undergraduate Research Symposium! Congrats to the Diophantine Equations, Discrete Sets, and Gerrymandering teams for their great work!

WXML engagement

The WXML has been doing a ton of public engagement recently! Read about our visits to the Urban Native Education Alliance’s Clear Sky Program, and to John Rogers Elementary School!

May 16, 2018

WXMLer Blanca Viña Patiño on the Sound Bite Podcast

WXMLer Blanca Viña Patiño recently appeared on the UW Sound Bite Podcast. In her words, “Women who love mathematics, like myself, constantly struggle to thrive in environments where they constantly feel a need to prove themselves. I wanted to do this podcast to hopefully shed light on some issues that are occurring at the undergraduate level and…

March 26, 2018

Spring 2018

Applications are closed, and the teams have been selected. Read about the projects here.

March 6, 2018

Spring 2018 Applications

Undergraduate and graduate applications for Spring 2018 are now open! The deadline for submission is March 15th.

March 5, 2018

Winter 2018 Open House

The Winter 2018 WXML Open House will be held on Friday, March 9 from 5pm to 7pm in Odegaard 136. The teams will be displaying the research they have done, ranging from exploring the mathematics of gerrymandering to counting the number of parabolic double cosets in the symmetric group! Stop by to meet with the…

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