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Raegan Higgins (E’02) Announced as Co-Director

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 [...]

2017-04-03T12:03:45+00:00April 3rd, 2017|News|

Op-Ed: Hidden Figures in Math

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 [...]

2016-12-01T13:01:04+00:00December 1st, 2016|News|

Ami Radunskaya named 2016 AAAS Mentor Award recipient

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 [...]

2017-10-16T14:38:40+00:00October 28th, 2016|Awards, News|

President Obama Appoints EDGE Co-Founder to Key Administration Post

President Barack Obama has appointed Sylvia Trimble Bozeman, Ph.D., Spelman professor emerita of mathematics, to serve on the President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science. Dr. Bozeman joined the Spelman faculty as an instructor in 1974 and became a full professor in 1991. During her tenure, Dr. Bozeman served as chair of the Department [...]

2016-07-21T16:06:19+00:00July 21st, 2016|News|

Ulrica Wilson Receives Morehouse College’s 2016-2017 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to Ulrica Wilson, EDGE Co-Director and Mathematics Associate Professor at Morehouse College, who has been awarded the institution’s 2016-2017 Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award. "Established by the Vulcan Materials Company and co-sponsored by the Georgia Independent Colleges Association, the Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award goes to an outstanding professor who demonstrates strong academic skills in the [...]

2016-05-27T07:13:42+00:00May 27th, 2016|Awards, News|

Congratulations to Heather (E06)!

Congratulations to Heather Harrington, EDGE '06, who has been offered a Royal Society University Research Fellowship (URF) to begin this fall. Her research will focus on Algebraic and topological approaches for molecular biology at her host organization, the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford.

2016-05-25T13:20:48+00:00May 25th, 2016|News|
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