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Jordan Ellenberg wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post which was published on 8/31/2021; “Coronavirus vaccines work. But this statistical illusion makes people think they don’t.” In Israel for a time, more vaccinated people were …September 13, 2021
Professor Emeritus Michael Voichick died on July 1, 2021. Michael Voichick received his PhD from Brown University in 1962 where his thesis was on function theory. He was the John Welsey Young Research Instructor at …July 7, 2021
Jordan Ellenberg continued on his tour to promote his new book “Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy” as a guest on BYUradio’s podcast “Top of Mind”. Link: https://www.byuradio.org/TOP-2021-06-17-GeometryJune 22, 2021
Undergraduate Sam Christianson has been awarded a 2021-2022 Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship. Working in the Madison Applied Math Lab alongside VISP graduate student Hongyi Huang and Associate Professor Saverio Spagnolie, Sam is exploring the dynamics …June 9, 2021
Math may seem as though it only exists in an abstract part of our lives, but a new book shines a light on the geometry of everything around us. University of Wisconsin-Madison math professor Jordan …June 8, 2021
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