Appearing on the PBS program “Nova,” UW–Madison professor and math expert Jordan Ellenberg explained how understanding simple facts about probability can help people in their everyday lives. “Prediction by the Numbers” aired Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018.
Melanie Matchett Wood has been named as one of the Top 50 Women in STEM, as published by TheBestSchools.org.
Juliette Bruce has won a Campus-Wide Teaching Assistant Award for Exceptional Service. She is a fourth-year PhD student in Mathematics and has taught classes in algebra, statistics and probability, and calculus. Additionally, she has held a non-standard teaching assistant position with the Madison Math Circle, an outreach program sponsored by the math department, since spring 2016.
“One aspect of teaching for the Madison Math Circle that I really enjoy is taking the University of Wisconsin–Madison beyond the bounds of campus, making our learning community open and inclusive to as many people as possible,” Juliette said.