Two recent University of Kentucky graduates, Michael Delfino and Samantha Dougherty, are among only 34 high school mathematics and science teachers in the U.S. named to the 2015 cohort of Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSF) teaching fellows.
From student, to professor, and on to research economist and policy adviser - one thing has remained constant in Dan Waggoner’s life - his love of math and how it has influenced his perspective. In this podcast, Laura Sutton chats with Waggoner about his current role as a research economist and policy adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and how his history in academia and position as a mathematician prepared him for this opportunity.
“I never really thought I’d be working on something like this,” said Michael Roup, who earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics from the University of Kentucky earlier this month.
Sponsered by the National Science Foundation, UK Gaines Center for the Humanities, UK Office of the Vice President for Research, the Department of Political Science, QIPSR, and the Department of Sociology.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 1:00pm to Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 5:00pm