## Expository Articles, Talks, Notes, and Creative Writing

## Expository Articles

- Measuring Gender Representation on Editorial Boards in the Mathematical Sciences, with Andrew J. Bernoff.
- Beyond the Black Box, with Jeroen Demeyer and William Stein.
- Appeared in the Notices of the AMS.
- Making a Hash of Things, with Adam A. Smith.
Math Horizons, November 2015.- Reflexive polytopes and lattice-polarized K3 surfaces
Calabi-Yau Varieties: Arithmetic, Geometry, and Physics,Fields Institute Monographs.- From Polygons to String Theory, with Charles Doran.
- Appeared in
Mathematics Magazine, December 2012.- Awarded the 2015 Merten Hasse Prize for exposition.
## Talks

Selected slides or video from talks.

- Mirror, Mirror: String Theory and Pairs of Polyhedra
- Slides from a Science at the Edge talk.
- Mirror, Mirror: String Theory and Pairs of Polyhedra
- Video of a talk at Madison Area Technical College.
- K3 Surfaces with S
_{4}Symmetry (Advanced Version)- Number Theory and Physics at the Crossroads, Banff International Research Station, May 2011
- K3 Surfaces with S
_{4}Symmetry- Valley Geometry Seminar, November 2010
- Polytopes, Polynomials, and String Theory
- Mathfest, August 2010
- Mirror Symmetry Through Reflexive Polytopes: Physical and Mathematical Dualities
- Bard College Colloquium, October 2010
## Creative Writing and Mathematical Culture

- Women in STEM on a Spaceship
- Essay on
Mass Effectand women in STEM. Appeared in the AWM's Media Column, September-October 2014.- Confidence Interval
- A poem about estimating probabilities. All characters and numbers are invented.
- Math Anxiety and Gym Class, or How Teaching Math Led Me to Scale High Walls
- Appeared in Math Horizons, November 2011.
- "Boundary Conditions"
- A poem about Sophie Germain. Appeared in
The College Mathematics Journal, January 2011.## Notes

- Toric Varieties and Lattice Polytopes
- Fibration Example
## Reviews

- My reviews for Mathematical Reviews (MathSciNet)
Gravity, Strings, and Particles, MAA Reviews, November 2015.War Games: A History of War on Paper, MAA Reviews, August 2014.Points and Lines: Characterizing the Classical Geometries, MAA Reviews, July 2012.Number Theory in Science and Communication, MAA Reviews, March 2011.

Ursula Whitcher