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July 2, 2019

Sections of Triply Periodic Surfaces- WXML Spring 2019

Taking Cross Sections of Triply Periodic Polyhedral Surfaces This is a guest post by Benjamin Zielinski, based on work of his and Aadya Bhatnagar, mentored by Gabriel Dorfsman-Hopkins, Charles Camacho, Dami Lee, and Jayadev Athreya. Perhaps the easiest way to visualize a triply periodic surface is to build one from scratch. The building blocks for…

May 16, 2019

Spring 2019 WXML Teams

The teams for Spring Quarter 2019 can be found here.

March 9, 2019

Spring 2019 Applications

Undergraduate and graduate applications are open now, and the deadline is March 18th. Details on the projects are at the Spring 2019 page.

December 7, 2018

Winter 2019

Winter 2019 WXML applications are now complete  

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!

Clear Sky event at Robert Eagle Staff Middle School

WXML visited Robert Eagle Staff Middle School on May 8th for an Urban Native Education Alliance Clear Sky event. Our main activity was first making various shapes with our “polyhedral sheets” and then describing the similarities and differences between the shapes. By the end of the event, the students and families had discovered a formula…

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