Category Archives: service

DC or Bust: AWM and Villanova Visit Capitol Hill

On December 1, nine sleepy but nervous students and my sleepy but nervous colleague and I drove to Washington DC to meet with US Senators and Representatives about issues that matter to women in mathematics and other STEM fields. As … Continue reading

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Writing Better Recommendations

So much of our daily to-do lists seem to be tasks for which we have little-to-no training, few direct guidelines, and practically no oversight (at least until mid-tenure review). I’ve just sent off several letters of recommendation for students hoping … Continue reading

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Go VSCAWM!

This fall I helped some students organize the Villanova Student Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (VSCAWM). While we currently have the worst acronym ever, the group is going really well. I decided to start a student chapter … Continue reading

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