Honoring Evelyn Boyd Granville

Evelyn Boyd, Lawrence House, Smith College Yearbook, 1945. (Image credit: Smith College) Evelyn Boyd Granville died at the age of 99 on June 27, 2023. Granville was the second African American woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics. Granville overcame racial adversity, among many systemic challenges, and rose up to significantly contribute [...]

2023-07-28T16:04:56+00:00July 28th, 2023|Uncategorized|

How can I support EDGE?

As GivingTuesday approaches, we wanted to remind our community that there are many ways to support EDGE. Donate: You can donate through PayPal or send a check made payable to the Sylvia Bozeman and Rhonda Hughes EDGE Foundation to the address below. All unspecified contributions will support the EDGE general fund. We are deeply appreciative [...]

2022-11-23T21:56:44+00:00November 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|

Talithia Williams (EDGE ’00) hosts PBS NOVA documentary “Zero to Infinity”

Dr. Talithia Williams (EDGE '00) hosts an exciting new mathematics documentary entitled Zero to Infinity. Zero to Infinity tells the story of our quest to understand numbers as we take a step back and turn our attention to the digits themselves – exploring their origins and discovering the wonder that arises from simple, yet profound [...]

2022-11-22T20:16:29+00:00November 22nd, 2022|News, Uncategorized|

Honoring Roy Radner

Roy Radner, who died on October 6 2022 at Pennswood Village in Newtown, PA, aged 95, enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a teacher and researcher. Given his dedication to his field and the principles of equality, his family wishes to establish a travel fund for “Edgers” in his memory. We hope that you [...]

2022-10-09T17:18:16+00:00October 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|

In Memory of Dr. Genevieve Knight

We are mourning the loss of Dr. Genevieve Knight, a renowned educator, mentor, and changemaker in mathematics, who sadly passed away on August 19. Dr. Knight will be remembered for her fierce commitment to mentorship and teaching, for her advocacy for women and students of color in mathematics, and for her devotion to uplifting HBCUs [...]

2021-09-08T14:06:33+00:00September 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Congrats to Juliana Bukowski (E14)!

Congratulations to Juliana Bukowski (E14), who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln this past May! Moving forward, Juliana will begin her new position as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Georgetown College in Kentucky. Way to go, Juliana!!

2021-08-11T17:38:40+00:00August 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|

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|

Heather Harrington (E06, EDGE Board Member) awarded Philip Leverhulme Prize 2020

Heather Harrington, EDGE alumna and current EDGE Foundation Board Member, has received the Philip Leverhulme Prize, a prestigious award that acknowledges outstanding research and "exceptionally promising" future careers. Harrington will receive £100,000 to advance her incredible research. We are proud and delighted to celebrate this accomplishment with you, Heather! Heather Harrington is currently an [...]

2020-10-26T18:03:27+00:00October 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Tara Brendle (Mentor, E01) named 2020 AMS Fellow, represents international EDGErs

EDGErs are everywhere, and they're doing amazing things! Tara Brendle (Mentor, E01) has been named a member of the 2020 Class of Fellows of the AMS. As the AMS website writes, Brendle has been awarded this recognition for her "contributions to topology and geometry, for expository lectures, and for service to the profession aimed at [...]

2020-10-20T00:11:18+00:00October 16th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|
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