Splash 2020: Canceled due to COVID-19

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ANGELIA WANG, PhD Student in Applied mathematics

College: Northwestern University

Major: Applied Mathematics

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Third year graduate student at Northwestern. Also competitive ballroom dancer and very amateur artist. Experimenting with running.

Past Classes

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X394: Salsa for Beginners in Splash 2019 (Apr. 06, 2019)
A beginner-friendly salsa class. We'll go through the basics and have everyone comfortable with their hips and basic steps by the end.

X419: Intro to Juggling in Splash 2019 (Apr. 06, 2019)
Come spend 50 minutes hanging out and learning a useless skill which you can use to impress your friends for the rest of your life!

M439: the Stable Marriage Algorithm in Splash 2019 (Apr. 06, 2019)
In the 60s, some very smart people mathematically showed in a group with the same number of heterosexual men and heterosexual women, you can always pair them up in a way that is "stable." We're going to talk about this problem of "stable marriage," look at their solution, and discuss its implications for teenagers.

X311: A Beginner's Guide to Juggling in Splash 2017 (Apr. 29, 2017)
We're gonna teach y'all city slickers how to juggle! Impress your parents, your friends, and even your crotchety old neighbors. No previous experience or hand-eye coordination required.

M313: LaTeX for Beginners in Splash 2017 (Apr. 29, 2017)
LaTeX is a typesetting tool that scientists use to make their papers look fancy. We'll start with basic LaTeX commands, then quickly move into more advanced concepts: environments, fancy packages, and creating sample documents. A useful workshop for anyone looking to enter a STEM field.

X314: East Coast Swing in Splash 2017 (Apr. 29, 2017)
East Coast Swing is a partner dance that will be 100 times less awkward than middle-school square dancing, I promise. It draws from 1920s-era Big Band culture, but modern swing dancing is versatile and can be done to many, many pop and jazz songs. No partner or experience required.