Michael Ferris and Stephen Wright, principal investigators in the WID Optimization Theme comment on New York Times Magazine article “A Sucker is Optimized Every Minute”.
This is not a #ThrowbackThursday. Why are we still talking about gender bias in STEM education?
On February 12th, Lynda Barry and Matt Groening appeared together at the Brooklyn Academy of Music to present a talk: “Love, Hate & Comics—The Friendship That Would Not Die.”
Jay Warrick, John Yin, and Stephen Lindsay have developed a new microwell design for use with conventional micropipetting equipment (e.g., a hand-held micropipette or automated pipetting robot).
One WID researcher is examining the challenges young women face in becoming video game developers and experts.
WID Principle Investigators Krishanu Saha and Randy Ashton and graduate student Ty Harkness speak to the issue of funding their research.
How do you parse insight from big data? What does it mean for business and research? Jordan Ellenberg weighs in.
The Daily Nexus highlights a conversation between Simpsons creator Matt Groening and WID faculty and cartoonist Lynda Barry.
WID researcher Patricia Flatley Brennan comments on using technology in the home to improve health care.
When employees need hardware at the social media behemoth Twitter, Inc., they turn to WID alumna Sarah Rich. Learn how her work in optimization translates to industry.
Now at NASA, WID alumnus Jamon Van Den Hoek takes a bird’s eye view to understand the causes and impact of social conflict on society and the environment.
WID graduate students submitted the winning entry in a science image contest.
Cartoonist and WID faculty Lynda Barry teaches ways to find and express insight across all ages. Watch the video for a peek inside her classes and workshops.
Madison.com features outreach experiences offered through WID’s Living Environments Laboratory and others at UW–Madison.
WID researcher Jordan Ellenberg shares his views on the impact of math on daily life with The Cap Times.
Bloomberg View shares why WID researcher Jordan Ellenberg’s new book makes its summer reading list.
WID faculty member Jordan Ellenberg shares his views on stage for TEDxMadison.
The Boston Globe reviews Discovery Fellow Jordan Ellenberg’s new book on math.
WID’s Jordan Ellenberg received a shout-out in The Sunday Book Review for his book “How Not To Be Wrong.”
Yahoo shares a slideshow of WID faculty member and cartoonist Lynda Barry’s work courtesy of the Adam Baumgold Gallery in New York City.
Discovery Fellow and Author Jordan Ellenberg talked about the power of math in this Los Angeles Times Q&A.
The Guardian reviews “How Not To Be Wrong,” a book by WID researcher Jordan Ellenberg.
Salon describes Jordan Ellenberg’s new book as “a rewarding popular math book for just about anyone.”
Jordan Ellenberg answered readers’ math questions in a live Q&A for io9.
National Public Radio’s All Things Considered interviewed WID’s Jordan Ellenberg to explore his new book on the power of math.