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Category Archives: Social Justice
“A Game With Mirrors”
Throughout my grad school experience, from conference registration forms and universitywide surveys to actual grad school applications themselves, I have often run into the following question: Always making me think: Why is this still a thing?
Posted in Diversity, Grad School, Social Justice
Tagged Bias, Community, Discrimination, Gender, Inclusive, Invisibility, Math, Survey
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3 Revolutionary Women of Mathematics
Originally published by Scientific American From the profound revelations of the shape of space to the furthest explorations reachable by imagination and logic, the history of mathematics has always been seen as a masculine endeavor. Names like Gauss, Euler, Riemann, … Continue reading
Posted in AMS, Math, Math in Pop Culture, Mathematics in Society, Social Justice
Tagged math history, women in math
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Matrices and MLK Day
When I learned how to multiply matrices in 10th grade, my initial reaction was, “Why on earth would anyone ever want to do that?” Compared to addition and subtraction, the rules of matrix multiplication seemed arbitrary and meaningless. Alas, this … Continue reading