Speakers discuss their post-math career trajectories

On Sept. 16, 2019, Prof. Gigliola Staffilani hosted “From Here to Where? Conversations with 4 successful math majors who have achieved 4 very different goals in their careers.” 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 […]

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 […]