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Tag Archives: Larry Summers
The Thing Last Week With That Sexist Paper
Once again the mathematical world is rocked with scandal. Let me get you quickly up to speed. It started when a controversial paper on the variability hypothesis was accepted to the Mathematical Intelligencer. Shortly thereafter, University of Chicago mathematics professor … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events Tagged computational biology, Larry Summers, Lior Patcher, sexism, terry tao, timothy gowers, variability hypothesis 3 Comments
Narrowing The Gender Gap
This 3-minute clip of Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson is the kind of thing that might provide just the right bit of encouragement to someone struggling to express their passion for STEM. Neil DeGrasse Tyson Said What He Thinks About Race … Continue reading
Posted in Issues in Higher Education, people in math, women in math Tagged gender gap, Larry Summers, Math gene, Neil DeGrasse Tyson 2 Comments