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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE INAUGURAL AWM DISSERTATION PRIZE

Deadline October 1, 2016

In January 2016 the Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics established the AWM Dissertation Prize, an annual award for up to three outstanding Ph.D. dissertations presented by female mathematical scientists and defended during the 24 months preceding the deliberations for the award. The Prizes will be given for those dissertations deemed most outstanding by the award committee. The award is intended to be based entirely on the dissertation itself, not on other work of the individual. Click here for more details.

Call for proposals to host the fifth AWM Research Symposium in spring 2019

posted Jun 5, 2017, 7:23 AM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Jun 6, 2017, 12:34 PM ]

In 2012, drawing upon the success of the 40 Years and Counting Conference at Brown University, in September 2011, AWM launched a new series of Biennial Research Symposia.  The 2013 AWM Research Symposium was hosted by the Mathematics Department at Santa Clara University with support from the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM) and the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), the 2015 AWM Research Symposium was hosted by the Mathematics Department at University of Maryland, College Park and the 2017 AWM Research Symposium was hosted by the Mathematics Department at UCLA and the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM).  In preparation for the 2019 AWM Research Symposium AWM is seeking proposals from mathematics departments, institutes or other appropriate venues that are interested in hosting the event.  The deadline for submitting a proposal is July 31, 2017.   See full RFP here.

Talithia Williams named 2017 AWM-MAA Falconer Lecturer

posted Jun 2, 2017, 8:33 AM by AWM Web Editor

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) are pleased to announce that Talithia Williams will deliver the Etta Z. Falconer Lecture at MathFest 2017. Dr. Williams is an Associate Professor at Harvey Mudd College.  For more information, please click here

Lillian Pierce wins the third AWM-Sadosky Research Prize in Analysis

posted Jun 2, 2017, 8:31 AM by AWM Web Editor

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is pleased to announce that it will present the third AWM-Sadosky Research Prize in Analysis to Lillian Pierce, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Duke University at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, CA in January 2018.  For more information, please click here

Melanie Matchett Wood wins the third AWM-Microsoft Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory

posted Jun 2, 2017, 8:27 AM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Jun 2, 2017, 10:49 AM ]

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is pleased to announce that it will present the third AWM-Microsoft Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory to Melanie Matchett Wood, Professor of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin–Madison at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, CA in January 2018.  For more information, please click here 

The AWM Seeks Applicants for Executive Director Position

posted Apr 17, 2017, 6:33 AM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Apr 17, 2017, 7:46 AM ]

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. For more information, please click here

Julia Gordon wins Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize

posted Mar 30, 2017, 5:45 AM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Mar 30, 2017, 5:47 AM ]

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Cornell University are pleased to announce that Julia Gordon, University of British Columbia, Canada will receive the 2017–2018 Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize. For the full press release, please click here

Liliana Borcea Named AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecturer

posted Mar 30, 2017, 5:43 AM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Mar 30, 2017, 5:48 AM ]

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) have selected Liliana Borcea to deliver the prestigious Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture at the 2017 SIAM Annual Meeting. For the full press release, please click here

AWM Student Chapter Formation

posted Mar 24, 2017, 11:04 AM by AWM Web Editor

Calling all undergrads and faculty advisors! Does your department have (or want!) a Math Club or student chapter of the AWM, MAA, PME, or SIAM?   Then join us for the "Math Potluck: A Student Swap Session" to be held on Saturday, July 29 at MathFest in Chicago!

Description: This session will provide a forum for sharing your favorite or most successful student activity. The presenter(s) will provide a "how-to" for a single math event that a math club or student chapter has held. Together, we will build a toolbox of successful activities to take back to each of our campuses! Following the morning presentations, a free lunch will be held for all presenters and attendees of this session to promote continued discussion and collaboration amongst participants. Please indicate in your abstract submission whether your group is a Math Club or student chapter of AWM, MAA, PME, or SIAM.  This session is jointly sponsored by the AWM, MAA, PME, and SIAM

Announcing the winners of the 2017 essay contest!

posted Mar 16, 2017, 12:51 PM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Mar 16, 2017, 12:52 PM ]

Please click here for the winners of the 2017 AWM and Math for America Essay Contest! 

ABOUT THE CONTEST

To increase awareness of women's ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Math for America are co-sponsoring an essay contest for biographies of contemporary women mathematicians and statisticians in academic, industrial, and government careers. 

For more information about the contest, please click here.

AWM STUDENT CHAPTER AWARDS

posted Mar 2, 2017, 4:48 AM by AWM Web Editor

Awarded to: AWM Student Chapters 
Nomination deadline: April 15

The Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics has established the Student Chapter Awards, to be awarded annually, every summer, at MAA MathFest .The purpose of these awards are to recognize outstanding achievements in chapter activities among the AWM student chapters. Awards will be given out in four categories: (1) scientific excellence, (2) outreach, (3) professional development, and (4) funding/sustainability. For more information, please click here

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