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  • 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
  • Erica Flapan honored with Humphreys Award

    The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) will present the EIGHTH ANNUAL M. GWENETH HUMPHREYS AWARD to Erica Flapan, Lingurn H. Burkhead Professor of Mathematics at Pomona College at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, CA in January 2018. This award is named for M. Gweneth Humphreys (1911–2006). Professor Humphreys graduated with honors in mathematics from the University of British Columbia in 1932, earning the prestigious Governor General's Gold Medal at graduation. After receiving her master's degree from Smith College in 1933, Humphreys earned her PhD at age 23 from the University of Chicago in 1935. She taught mathematics to women for her entire career, first at Mount St. Scholastica College, then for several years at Sophie Newcomb College, and finally for over thirty years at Randolph-Macon Woman's College. This award, funded by contributions from her former students and colleagues at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, recognizes her commitment to and her profound influence on undergraduate students of mathematics.  Click here for more details.

    Posted Sep 29, 2017, 2:25 PM by AWM Web Editor
  • Kristin Umland honored with Hay Award

    The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) will present the TWENTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL LOUISE HAY AWARD to Kristin Umland, Vice President for Content Development at Illustrative Mathematics, at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, CA in January 2018.  Established in 1991, the Hay Award recognizes outstanding achievements in any area of mathematics education.  Louise Hay was widely recognized for her contributions to mathematical logic, for her strong leadership as Head of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago, for her devotion to students, and for her lifelong commitment to nurturing the talent of young women and men. The annual presentation of this award is intended to highlight the importance of mathematics education and to evoke the memory of all that Hay exemplified as a teacher, scholar, administrator, and human being.  Click here for more details.

    Posted Sep 29, 2017, 2:20 PM by AWM Web Editor
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