Why we should write grants Congratulations on starting and/or running an AWM Student Chapter! In this post, we will address applying mainly for the MAA Tensor grant to fund the chapter activities, though the advice may apply to other grants, as well. First of all, we want to encourage Student Chapters to apply [...]
In Spring 2017, Brown University hosted a one-day regional conference titled “Women's Intellectual Networks Research Symposium (WINRS), New England: A Meeting of Mathematical Minds”. http://www.dam.brown.edu/people/aah/WINRS/index.html The AWM chapter at Brown received the Student Chapter Award in Scientific Excellence that year for their role in organizing this event. https://awm-math.org/awards/awm-student-chapter-awards/2017-student-chapter-awards/ The success of this conference [...]
As an undergraduate, I benefited from participating in Rutgers' Directed Reading Program. This program (DRP for short) matches up interested undergrads and volunteer graduate students to read a textbook or a series of papers. This allows students to pursue interests outside the standard curriculum. It is also a mentorship opportunity. I got to ask my [...]
Some of our AWM Student Chapters are active and vibrant yet concerned about what happens after the current leaders and members earn their degrees, others might like to build membership and excitement now. Whatever the circumstances of your student chapter, you’ll find ten ideas for recruiting members and keeping them coming to your activities below. [...]
The University of Oregon AWM Student Chapter will welcome Dr. Rebecca Goldin of George Mason University on May 9 - 10, 2019 as the spring term Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. Goldin will give an undergraduate talk entitled "Should You Believe It? Critical Minds in the Information Age" and a colloquium entitled "Schubert calculus, Schubert structure operators, [...]
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Read doctoral student Meghan Malachi's article Qualified on the oscillating trends common to many graduate students when taking qualifying exams. Also find some great quotes and stories on her blog Just Click Like. Read the article
Black women hold only one percent of the full-time faculty roles on college campuses. EDGEr Veronica Hill featured as one of the mathematics professors awarded. Watch the video: http://wwlp.com/2017/09/21/6-african-american-professors-honored-for-work-in-higher-education/
Develop workplaces that tap everyone’s talents and best work. By Shelley Correll, Professor of Sociology at Stanford University. Watch the video here.
Dr. Malena I. Espanol earned her B.S. in mathematics from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and M.S. and Ph.D. in mathematics from Tufts University. Her research interests are in applied and computational mathematics.