Faculty & Staff Profiles

Laura Schmidt

PhD
Mathematics Statistics and Computer Science

Office: 231D Jarvis Hall - Science Wing
Phone: 715/232-2537
Email: schmidtlaur@uwstout.edu

Education

BS in Mathematics at Bucknell University

MA in Mathematics at the University of Kentucky

PhD in Mathematics at the University of Kentucky

Research Interests

Characterizing polytopes

Graph Theory

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Courses Taught

Math 010, 110, 118, 120, 121, 123, 153, 156, 157, 158, 250, 255, 275

MSCS 280

STAT 130

Honors

  • Wisconsin Teaching Scholar
    • Investigating Self-Efficacy of Students in a General Education Mathematics Course
    • 2012-2013
  • Outstanding Performance and Dedication to the ASLS Division
    • Administrative and Student Life Services
    • 2008
  • Wisconsin Teaching Fellow
    • What are the Characteristics of a Motivated Student in a General Education Course and How do We Influence a Student's Motivation
    • 2008-2009
  • Student Recognition Award for Teaching
    • Student Support Services-ASPIRE
    • 2007
  • Invested Scholar for SOTL
    • Sponsored by TLC
    • Dealing with Anxiety and Attitudes Towards Mathematics
    • 2006-2007
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Project
    • Does the use of Maple Improve Student Understanding?
    • 2005-2006
  • Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) Fellow
    • 2004-2005
  • Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant Finalist
    • University of Kentucky
    • 2002