Category Archives: minorities in mathematics

Leveling the playing Fields

As has been widely disseminated in all sorts of media outlets this past week, the Fields Medals were announced at the International Congress of Mathematicians on August 13.  My fellow AMS blogger Brie Finegold has rounded up many of the blogs and articles on … Continue reading

Posted in Fields medal, minorities in mathematics, women in math | Leave a comment

Of bias and women

As you know, dear readers, the issue of women in math is very close to my heart. I have written about a few different programs for women that I find very encouraging (like the SK Days, the AWM mentoring travel … Continue reading

Posted in minorities in mathematics, women in math | 10 Comments

A jolly good fellowship

If you have read the “about me” part of this blog, you may already know that my first experience with writing about mathematics for a general public was the AMS-AAAS Mass Media Fellowship during the summer of 2007. I published … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, mathematicians in mass media, minorities in mathematics, public awareness of mathematics | Leave a comment