Clark Atlanta University has presented the 2017 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award to Torina D. Lewis, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics, and EDGE 2008 participant. The award is given annually "to the faculty member who demonstrates strong scholarship in the classroom while providing leadership and support in other areas of campus life." Read [...]
Congratulations to Biji Wong (E06), who has received her Ph.D. from Brandeis University!
Congratulations to Jess Fuller (E12), who has received her Ph.D. from Emory University!
Congratulations to Mary Ambrosino (E12), who has received her Ph.D. from North Carolina State University!
Congratulations to Kendra Pleasant (E12), who has successfully defended for her Ph.D. from Howard University!
Congratulations to Ziva Myer (E11), who has successfully defended for her Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College!
Dr. Raegan Higgins (E02), Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Texas Tech University, will become Co-Director of the EDGE summer program in July. Dr. Ulrica Wilson, Co-Director of the EDGE program since 2011, will continue on as Vice President of the Sylvia Bozeman and Rhonda Hughes EDGE Foundation, and will remain [...]
Susan D’Agostino, Ph.D., EDGE '98, and Sylvia Trimble Bozeman, Ph.D., EDGE Co-Founder, have published an article, "Hidden Figures in Math:" "The star-studded film Hidden Figures tells the story of three African American women mathematicians at NASA—Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mary Jackson—who were instrumental in “doing the math” that allowed John Glenn to be the [...]
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named Ami Radunskaya, EDGE Co-Director, its 2016 Mentor Award recipient. The award "honors individuals who during their careers demonstrate extraordinary leadership to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in science and engineering fields and careers." The award will be presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting [...]
Congratulations to Meghan Galiardi (E11), who has received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois!