Celebrating 3 new EDGE PhDs

EDGE is delighted to celebrate 3 new PhDs! Congratulations to Sarah Chehade (E16), Erica Hopkins (E16), and Samantha Fairchild (E15)! Sarah Chehade (E16) earned her PhD from the University of Houston in May 2021. She is currently working as a Data Science Fellow for Service Robotics and Technology (SRT) under Karoline Pershell (E03). We love [...]

2021-08-04T16:07:47+00:00August 4th, 2021|News|

In Memory of Dr. Janis Oldham

Mathematics lost a treasured member of its community on July 14, 2021. Together, we mourn the loss of Dr. Janis Oldham, who was an inspired teacher, mathematician, and friend. Janis served as an EDGE faculty member during our early years, an EDGE local coordinator at North Carolina AT&T in 2005, and later went on to [...]

2021-07-22T17:21:59+00:00July 22nd, 2021|News, Uncategorized|

EDGErs Featured at Upcoming Events

EDGErs featured at upcoming events. From L to R: Candice Price, Raegan Higgins, Ulrica Wilson, Karamatou Yacoubou Djima Check up the upcoming events that feature EDGErs: AWM Panel at MathFest 2021, August 4-7: Inspiring Women in Mathematics Panelists include Deanna Haunsperger, Raegan Higgins (E02 and Co-Director), Julianna Tymoczko, Judy Walker, and Ulrica Wilson [...]

2021-06-08T18:36:53+00:00June 8th, 2021|Events, News|

SIAM is now accepting nominations for 2022 major prizes

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is now accepting nominations for major prizes that will be awarded in 2022! If you know someone who meets the criteria and should be recognized for their achievements, please nominate them. SIAM relies on the community to help recognize outstanding contributions and advances in applied mathematics and computational [...]

2021-05-20T19:00:04+00:00May 20th, 2021|Awards, News, Opportunities|

Bobby Wilson (Karen EDGE Fellow ’20) Discusses his Journey, Teaching Calculus, and his Passion for Mathematics

Bobby Wilson, Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the University of Washington Dr. Bobby Wilson, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, was featured in The Daily of the University of Washington. In the article, Wilson discusses his pathway into mathematics, the value of mentorship and support networks, and his passion for mathematics. He credits early supporters [...]

2021-03-11T15:44:57+00:00March 11th, 2021|News|

Erica Graham (E06) Gives Lecture on Anti-Racism at Joint Mathematics Meetings

Erica Graham (EDGE alum '06, mentor '10, and facilitator '19 and '20) gave a lecture at the MAA-SIAM-AMS Hrabowski-Gates-Tapia-McBay Session during the 2021 Joint Mathematics Meetings entitled "Anti-racism in mathematics: Who, what, when, where, why, and how." Dr. Graham's presentation has stimulated discussion within the mathematics community, and is required viewing for various classes and [...]

2021-02-23T16:42:14+00:00February 23rd, 2021|News|

Emily Dautenhahn (E18) Awarded Torng Prize for Outstanding Teaching

EDGE 2018 alumna Emily Dautenhahn. Congratulations to Emily Dautenhahn, EDGE 2018 alumna, who has been awarded the Torng Prize for her excellence in teaching. Dautenhahn is a 3rd year graduate student at Cornell University. From the Cornell Mathematics Department webpage: "Established in 2017 by former graduate student Bung-Fung Torng, this prize is awarded [...]

2021-02-11T14:43:40+00:00February 11th, 2021|News|
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