Category Archives: STEM

An Existence Proof: The Mathematicians of the African Diaspora Website

Guest Authors: Erica Walker, Scott Williams, and Robin Wilson In Mathematics, more than any other field of study, have we heard proclamations and statements similar to, “The Negro is incapable of succeeding.” Ancient and present achievements contradict such statements. One of the purposes of this website … Continue reading

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The STEM Inclusion Study: What we’ve learned so far

Guest Post by Helen G. Grundman, Director of Education and Diversity, AMS About a year ago, the American Mathematical Society (AMS) agreed to take part in the National Science Foundation-funded STEM Inclusion Study.  The study’s goal is to identify potential … Continue reading

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