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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.

AWM Student Chapter Awards

posted Sep 27, 2016, 12:01 PM by AWM Web Editor

The Executive Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics has established the Student Chapters 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. Four categories of the award will be given out, (1) scientific excellence, (2) outreach, (3) professional development, and (4) funding/sustainability. Please click here for more details. 

Design the Official AWM Research Symposium 2017 T-Shirt!

posted Sep 16, 2016, 5:41 PM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Sep 16, 2016, 5:43 PM ]

Calling all AWM Student Chapters! Do you have a knack for graphic design? Try designing the official AWM Research Symposium 2017 T-shirt! Please click here for more details. Hurry, the submission deadline is October 7, 2016! 

AWM Service Awards

posted Sep 16, 2016, 4:57 PM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Sep 16, 2016, 5:20 PM ]

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) will be presenting Kathleen (Fowler) Kavanagh, Michelle Manes, Maura Mast, and Marie Vitulli, with AWM Service Awards at the AWM Reception and Awards Presentation to be held during the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, GA, January 4–7, 2017. 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 activities during the previous seven years. Presidents (past, present, and -elect) and current officers are not eligible for the award. Please click here for more information about this award. 

AWM Workshop at SIAM 2017

posted Sep 9, 2016, 7:50 AM by AWM Web Editor

Deadline: November 1, 2016

The AWM Workshop talks will focus on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing. 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. Click here for more details. 

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE AWM-SIAM KOVALEVSKY LECTURE

posted Sep 8, 2016, 8:33 AM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Sep 8, 2016, 8:35 AM ]

Deadline: November 1, 2016

AWM and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) established the annual Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture to highlight significant contributions of women to applied or computational mathematics. This lecture is given annually at the SIAM Annual Meeting. In 2017, the meeting will be in Pittsburgh, PA. The lectureship may be awarded to anyone in the scientific or engineering community whose work highlights the achievements of women in applied or computational mathematics. Click here for more details.  

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE INAUGURAL AWM DISSERTATION PRIZE

posted Sep 7, 2016, 12:49 PM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Sep 8, 2016, 8:36 AM ]

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.

Lisa Jeffrey named 2017 Noether Lecturer

posted Aug 9, 2016, 1:17 PM by AWM Web Editor   [ updated Aug 9, 2016, 1:18 PM ]

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

Sign up for American Mathematical Competitions!

posted Aug 3, 2016, 12:15 PM by AWM Web Editor

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 http://amc-reg.maa.org/?code=AWMD.

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).

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