Girls and Math

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Written by Samantha Ellingsworth. Since the 1960s, women have started to earn undergraduate Bachelor’s degrees in STEM (Science ∙ Technology ∙ Engineering ∙ Mathematics) fields more and more. Certain majors have increased enormously. For example, women earning Bachelor’s degrees in biology went from 31% in 1967 to 63% in 2017 – that’s double in the […]

Math & The News: Extreme Weather Events

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Written by Samantha Ellingsworth   Can math help predict extreme weather conditions? Predicting the future of extreme weather events and their impact on human life, the environment, and vulnerable wildlife locally and globally is an ever-important task that is becoming increasingly the responsibility of statisticians. Statisticians are experts in the preparation and analysis of statistics. […]