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Emmy Murphy wins the AWM-Birman Prize in Topology and Geometry

posted Jun 3, 2016, 7:39 PM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Jun 3, 2016, 7:42 PM ]

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

Izabella Laba named 2016 AWM-MAA Falconer Lecturer

posted Jun 3, 2016, 7:07 PM by AWM Web Editor

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).

Pallavi Dani wins Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize

posted Mar 31, 2016, 6:58 PM by AWM Web Editor

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Cornell University are pleased to announce that Pallavi Dani, Louisiana State University will receive the 2016 -17 Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize. Read press release here

Lisa Fauci to be AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecturer

posted Mar 31, 2016, 6:57 PM by AWM Web Editor

The Association for Women in Mathematics(AWM) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) have selected Lisa Fauci to deliver the prestigious Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture at the 2016 SIAM Annual Meeting. Read More here

AWM Service Awards

posted Feb 3, 2016, 1:23 PM by AWM Web Editor

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) presented Bettye Anne Case with an AWM Life Time Service Award and Heather Lewis, Heather Russell and Rebecca Segal with AWM Service Awards at the AWM Reception and Awards Presentation held during the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle, WA, January 6–19, 2016. The AWM Service Award, established by the AWM Executive Committee (EC) in November 2012, recognizes individuals for helping to promote and support women in mathematics through exceptional voluntary service to the Association for Women in Mathematics. The award is given annually to a select group of AWM volunteers in recognition of their extensive time and effort devoted to AWM activitiesduring the previous seven years. Presidents (past, present, and -elect) and current officers are not eligible for the award. To read full press release click here!

Mackenzie Simper receives Alice T. Schafer Prize

posted Feb 3, 2016, 1:21 PM by AWM Web Editor

The Association for Women in Mathematics  (AWM) presented the TWENTY-SIXTH ANNUAL ALICE T. SCHAFER PRIZE to Mackenzie Simper, University of Utah, at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle, WA. The Alice T. Schafer Prize for Excellence in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Woman was established in 1990. The prize is named for former AWM president and one of its founding members, Alice T. Schafer (1915-2009), who contributed a great deal to women in mathematics throughout her career. Read full press release here!

2016 AWM Gweneth Humphreys Award

posted Sep 29, 2015, 7:10 AM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Oct 2, 2015, 6:42 AM ]

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is pleased to announce that Naomi Jochnowitzof the Department of Mathematics at University of Rochester is the recipient of the 2016 Gweneth Humphreys Award.   The award will be presented at the Joint Prize Session at the JMM in Seattle, WA  in January 2016. 

See the press release here!

2016 Louise Hay Award

posted Sep 29, 2015, 7:08 AM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Oct 2, 2015, 6:42 AM ]

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is pleased to announce that Judy Walker, Aaron Douglas Professor and Chair of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is the recipient of the 2016 Louise Hay Award.   The award will be presented at the Joint Prize Session at the JMM in Seattle, WA  in January 2016. 

See the press release here!.

AWM Awarded ADVANCE Grant!

posted Sep 9, 2015, 7:32 AM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Oct 2, 2015, 6:42 AM ]

We are pleased to announce that the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) has been awarded an ADVANCE grant in the amount $750,000 from the National Science Foundation to support the project Career Advancement for Women Through Research-Focused Networks.  

 

See press release for more details here!

Karen E. Smith named 2016 Noether Lecturer

posted Aug 3, 2015, 6:40 AM by AWM Web Editor

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the American Mathematical Society (AMS) are pleased to announce that Karen E. Smith will deliver the Noether Lecture at the 2016 Joint Mathematics Meetings. Dr. Smith is the Keeler Professor of Mathematics at the University of Michigan. She has been selected as the 2016 Noether Lecturer for her outstanding work in commutative algebra and its interface with algebraic geometry. For more information, see our Press Release. 

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