Raegan Higgins (EDGE Co-Director, ’02) Named Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Success

Congratulations to Dr. Raegan Higgins!!! EDGE 2002 alum and current Summer Program Co-Director has been named Texas Tech University's Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Success. According to the official announcement, Dr. Higgins will develop initiatives, programs, and opportunities specific to inclusion and equity, mentorship, and professional development at Texas Tech University. She will increase the [...]

2022-08-02T16:13:36+00:00August 2nd, 2022|News|

EDGE Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

While we recognize that individuals may differ in their reaction to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade, we affirm that owning the power to make decisions about one’s own body is a human right.  Access to health care is essential to thriving in mathematics or any human endeavor, and denying anyone critical care [...]

2022-07-04T15:26:49+00:00July 4th, 2022|News|

Katrina Harden Williams (EDGE ’00) Earns 2022 Trailblazing STEM Educator Award

Congratulations to Katrina Harden Williams (EDGE '00), who was named a 2022 Trailblazing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Educator Awardee by the Challenger Center and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). The award celebrates K-12 teachers going above and beyond to inspire the next generation of explorers and innovators. Katrina Harden Williams, [...]

2022-06-21T16:06:59+00:00June 21st, 2022|Awards, News|

Karen EDGE Fellow Manuel Rivera hosts Algebraic Structures in Topology conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Congratulations to Manuel Rivera (Karen EDGE Fellow) on successfully hosting Algebraic Structures in Topology, a conference held in San Juan, Puerto Rico from May 30th to June 3rd, 2022. This one-week conference highlighted recent advances in algebraic topology and related fields. The guiding theme was the use of algebraic and categorical structure to better understand [...]

2022-06-17T18:01:22+00:00June 17th, 2022|News|

Dr. Malena Español announced as 2022 Karen EDGE Fellow

The EDGE Foundation is delighted to announce Dr. Malena Español as the recipient of the Karen EDGE Fellowship. Dr. Español was selected on the basis of her excellent research programs and her plans to use the funds for enhancing those programs through collaboration and travel. The Karen EDGE Fellowship is an opportunity for Dr. Español [...]

2022-05-26T17:52:54+00:00May 26th, 2022|Awards, News|

JOBS: Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Data Science at Wittenberg University

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Data Science Job Description: Wittenberg University’s Department of Math and Computer Science is seeking a new colleague in data science. This is a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor position to begin August 2022.  Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student [...]

2021-10-14T14:47:40+00:00October 14th, 2021|News, Opportunities|

Karamatou Yacoubou Djima (E08) Awarded NSF LEAP-MPS Grant

Congratulations to Karamatou Yacoubou Djima (E08) for securing an NSF Launching Early-Career Academic Pathways grant!!! Karamatou's proposal, titled "Uncovering and Exploiting Multiscale Structures in Big Data Using Diffusion-Based Representation and Optimal Sampling," was awarded the grant amounting to $150,785.00 last August. The research project introduces new theories and algorithms to address aspects of graph data [...]

2021-09-21T21:43:26+00:00September 21st, 2021|Awards, News|

Sarah Chehade (E16) Earns Appointment at Oak Ridge National Laboratories

We are pleased to celebrate Sarah Chehade, who has been named a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Quantum Computational Science at Oak Ridge National Laboratories. In her new position as a Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dr. Chehade will support the development of applications in quantum communication, computing, and the enhancement of diagnostic tools. She’ll be working to [...]

2021-09-10T22:32:47+00:00September 10th, 2021|News|

Congrats to Tori Day (E14)!

Congratulations to Tori Day (E14), who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation from UMass Amherst! Moving forward, Tori will begin her new position as a Visiting Lecturer at Mount Holyoke College. Get it, Tori!!

2021-09-02T15:24:44+00:00September 2nd, 2021|News|
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