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Speakers discuss their post-math career trajectories

Three of the speakers were Teal Guidici,  a Machine Intelligence Scientist at Draper who applies statistical techniques and machine learning algorithms to applications, such as using neural networks to predict behavior in the stock market; Kimberly Villalobos Carballo, a PhD student in MIT’s Operations Research Center who works with Professor Dimitris Bertsimas on optimizing food […]

Teaching + Learning Lab Speaker Series: How increasing equity in the science classroom drives social change

Sep 11 (W)  |  2:00 – 3:00 pm  |  6-104 (The Chipman Room) Dr. Cissy Ballen (Auburn University) will address how certain features ofthe introductory science classroom create barriers for historically underserved students. This explanation for observed performance disparities, the “course deficitmodel”, considers the negative impact of environmental conditions on student learning and participation. Dr. Ballen will demonstrate how […]