WXML

September 1, 2017

WXML Autumn 2017 Applications now open

Graduate and undergraduate WXML applications for Autumn 2017 are now open! The application deadline is September 17, 2017.


August 27, 2017

Autumn 2017 Faculty Project Submission

We are now accepting project submissions from faculty for Autumn 2017 at the WXML. Student applications will open soon!


August 23, 2017

WXML and Math for Love Math Teacher Circles

We’re super excited to be working with Math for Love on Math Teacher Circles again this year! We kicked off with a great workshop with over 30 teachers from all across Seattle! Here’s a full recap of the workshop, by Dan Finkel of Math for Love. Math Teacher Circles Like last year, our sessions are…


August 18, 2017

GLU 2017

GLU 2017 was a wonderful event, with 3 great plenary talks and terrific panel discussions. A more detailed writeup will follow, but for those who missed it, here are some photos from the event. We look forward to GLU 2019 at George Mason University!


August 12, 2017

Geometry Labs United 2017

We’re hosting the 2017 Geometry Labs United Meeting, starting today! Come join us for sessions on visualization, 3D printing, undergraduate research, and terrific plenary talks.


Engagement

Just a quick note to say that we’ve revamping our Engagement and Math Circles Pages. Here’s a quick reminder of some of things we do to create engagement with mathematics in the community. We recently worked with the DO-IT and Math Academy summer programs for high school students on the UW campus, and more generally we work…


July 31, 2017

WXML + DO-IT and WXML + Math Academy

July 2017 has been a busy outreach month for the WXML, as we had the opportunity to work with the DO-IT Scholars Program, (a comprehensive, replicable program for helping teenagers with disabilities in Washington State prepare for and succeed in college, graduate studies, and careers, using technology as an empowering tool). The DO-IT scholars built…


June 4, 2017

WXMLer Will Dana wins Dean’s Medal

WXMLer Will Dana has been awarded the Dean’s Medal in the natural sciences. Will worked with Doug Lind and Jim Morrow on understanding Limiting Behavior in Random Graphs.  Will Dana will be going to grad school at Michigan next year.


May 30, 2017

WXML Open House

Our Spring 2017 WXML Open House was held Thursday, June 1, from 5-6pm, in Odegaard 136. We had great attendance, as many folks from across campus and beyond came and saw what wonderful research our students have done, ranging from modeling cancer cells to understanding the sounds that various number sequences make. .


May 12, 2017

Crosspost: Matching for Elementary Students

Annie Raymond (from our UW Maths department) gave a beautiful talk to fourth and fifth graders at on the marriage problem. Benjamin Leis was there, and wrote a blog post about it (with pictures!). Benjamin’s blog is about his experience running a math club for elementary schools students, and anyone who is interested in his experience, or…