• Lisa Jeffrey named 2017 Noether Lecturer
    The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the American Mathematical Society (AMS) are pleased to announce that Lisa Jeffrey will deliver the Noether Lecture at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings. Dr. Jeffrey is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Toronto, Canada. She has been selected as the 2017 Noether Lecturer for her contributions and leadership in symplectic and algebraic geometry, focused on connections with theoretical physics.

    For the full Press Release, go here
    Posted Aug 9, 2016, 1:18 PM by AWM Web Editor
  • Sign up for American Mathematical Competitions!

    A new school year is here, which means it is time to register for the Mathematical Association of America’s American Mathematics Competitions, the country’s longest-running and most prestigious mathematics competition!

    Join thousands of teachers across the country who administer the contests to their classrooms every year, and sign up today! Educators receive community recognition for their hard work! Teachers that sign up also gain fun classroom curriculum, helpful tools for engaging students, and an easy way to monitor classroom progress.

    AMC 8 Competition Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    AMC 10/12 Competition Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2017; Wednesday, February 17, 2017

    Register Online to receive a $10 discount. To register, and for more information, visit

    Posted Aug 3, 2016, 12:15 PM by AWM Web Editor
  • Emmy Murphy wins the AWM-Birman Prize in Topology and Geometry
    The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) will present the second AWM-Joan & Joseph Birman Research Prize in Topology and Geometry to Emmy Murphy, Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, GA in January 2017. Established in 2013, the AWM-Joan & Joseph Birman Research Prize recognizes exceptional research in topology/geometry by a woman early in her career. The award is made possible by a generous contribution from Joan and Joseph Birman. The biennial presentation of this prize serves to highlight to the community outstanding contributions by women in the fields of topology and geometry and to advance the careers of the prize recipients.

    For the full Press Release, go here
    Posted Jun 3, 2016, 7:42 PM by AWM Web Editor
  • Izabella Laba named 2016 AWM-MAA Falconer Lecturer
    The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) are pleased to announce that Izabella Laba will deliver the Etta Z. Falconer Lecture at MathFest 2016. Dr. Laba is a Professor of Mathematics at the University British Columbia (UBC).
    Posted Jun 3, 2016, 7:07 PM by AWM Web Editor
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