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Thoughts on Inclusion and Simons Collaboration Grants

The Simons Foundation recently released new eligibility requirements for their Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians. These grants fund five years of collaboration-related expenses for a total of \$8,400 per year.  In previous years, the foundation accepted applications from PhDs in tenure-stream jobs … Continue reading

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Mathematicians have a super power: problem-solving. This power must be good for more than wowing our students with trig substitution. Lately I have run into some inspiring examples of mathematicians working to help address some bigger problems in the larger … Continue reading

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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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