Results of the 2006 AWM Essay Contest: Biographies of Contemporary Women in Mathematics

posted Jul 8, 2010, 4:07 PM by Glenna Buford   [ updated Jul 8, 2010, 8:28 PM by AWM Web Editor ]

GRAND PRIZE(S)

"Margo Levine, Mathematician," by Annie Davis, Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston, Newton, Massachusetts.
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Dr. Bonnie Shulman: A Different Kind of Story," by Stephanie Higgins, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.

COLLEGE

First Place: "Dr. Bonnie Shulman: A Different Kind of Story," by Stephanie Higgins, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.

Honorable Mention: "Lori Chibnik: Applying Statistics to Public Health," by Miranda Fix, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota.

GRADES 9-12

First Place: "Splendor of the Heavens: Dr. Knapp's Astronomical Odyssey," by Margarite Bechis, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Flourtown, Pennsylvania.
 

GRADES 6-8

First Place: "Margo Levine, Mathematician," by Annie Davis, Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston, Newton, Massachusetts.

Honorable Mention: "Burrowing into Numbers: an Interview with Dr. Caroline Borrow," by Kristin Ronzi, Hathaway Brown School, Shaker Heights, Ohio.