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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…


STEM Night at John Rogers Elementary

WXML visited John Rogers Elementary on April 20th for their STEM Night. We brought a 3-D printer to demonstrate how we make some of our physical models of mathematical objects. We also brought “polyhedral sheets” which the students used to fold paper into various shapes, including cubes and icosahedrons!


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.



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