ANNOUNCEMENTS 

  • The AWM hires new Executive Director, Dr. Karoline Pershell
    The Association for Women in Mathematics named Dr. Karoline Pershell as its new Executive Director, effective January 15, 2018. Dr. Pershell is excited about this role and is “passionate about strengthening the voice of women across the spectrum of STEM fields and providing new ways for their voices to be heard.” She is “honored to be able to extend Dr. Magnhild Lien’s legacy, and look[s] forward to continuing the great work that AWM has been doing while creating new ways to grow our organization and strengthen the impact of our members on their respective professions.” Karoline’s work will include supporting the work of the AWM Executive Committee, and strengthening and supporting the non-board volunteer corps for the AWM. She will represent the AWM at national meetings, and will be involved with all AWM activities
    at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the SIAM Annual Meeting, and MathFest.  Click here for more details.
    Posted Nov 17, 2017, 3:06 PM by AWM Web Editor
  • Grad Student Poster Presentation 2018 SIAM: 11/15/17 Application Deadline.
    SIAM 2018
    Portland, OR,  July 9 - 13, 2018
    Deadline for Applications is November 15, 2017

    Topic: The talks will focus on Shape Analysis and Modeling and the Poster Session will be open to all fields.
    When: The next AWM Workshop to be held in conjunction with the SIAM Annual Meeting will be in Portland, OR, July 09 - 13, 2018.

    Format: The AWM Workshop talks will focus on Shape Analysis and Modeling. Participants will be selected in advance of the workshop to present their work. Graduate students will present posters. Poster presenters will be chosen from all areas of research. AWM, through a grant from NSF, will offer partial support for travel and hotel accommodations for the selected graduate students. The workshop will also include an informational minisymposium directed at starting a career, a mentoring session, and a luncheon. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to meet with other women mathematicians at all stages of their careers. 

    Eligibility: To be eligible for selection and funding, a graduate student must have made substantial progress towards her thesis. Women with grants or other sources of support are welcome to apply. All non-US citizens must have a current US address.

    All applications should include a cover letter; a title and abstract of the proposed poster; research statement; curriculum vitae; one letter of recommendation from your thesis advisor. 

    Application Materials Required: 
    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Research Statement (maximum 2 pages)
    • Title and Abstract (abstract length is a maximum of 75 words)
    • Reference Letter (to be submitted by the reference writer via MathPrograms.org).
    Application Submission Link - https://www.mathprograms.org/db/programs/602SIAM Workshop Application Deadline: 11:59 pm, Eastern time, November 15, 2017.
    Posted Oct 25, 2017, 7:52 AM by AWM Web Editor
  • CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2018 - 2019 MICHLER PRIZE - DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH NOVEMBER 15th!

    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2018 - 2019 MICHLER PRIZE

    Open to: A woman, recently promoted to associate professor or the equivalent.
    Application deadline: November 15, 2017

    A $47,000 prize will be awarded to a woman, recently promoted to associate professor or the equivalent, for a semester of mathematical research without teaching obligations in the Mathematics Department of Cornell University. A supplement housing/subsistence stipend award of $3,000 will be provided. Office space, library access, and computing facilities will be provided by Cornell. The award is to be used during the 2018-2019 academic year.  Click here for more details.

    Posted Oct 4, 2017, 2:00 PM by AWM Web Editor
  • Inaugural Class of AWM Fellows
    The Inaugural Class of AWM Fellows is drawn from living members of the following groups: past Presidents of the AWM, AWM Life Time Service Award winners, and AWM Humphreys Award winners. Additionally it is required that each Fellow of the Inaugural Class be at least 25 years beyond her/his terminal degree and has been a member of AWM for at least 10 years. Click here for more details.
    Posted Oct 2, 2017, 12:08 PM by AWM Web Editor
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