One Thing Leads to Another

Tasked with connecting with previous Brackenridge Fellows, I reached out to Adrienne Newcomer Judson, who is currently an Economics PhD at Georgetown University. She earned a Math-Econ degree at Pitt in undergrad, which is why I was originally interested in her profile. I’ve been considering an Economics PhD as a potential path for myself, as…

Lost in Translation: How a Metaphor Can Be a Map

Oftentimes when I tell people I’m a math major, that’s all they want to know about it. Many people, unfortunately, have a tense relationship with Calculus, which means that I’m fraternizing with the enemy. But I believe that math gets a bad rap, and part of that comes from a lack of understanding. My research…