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'Mathematics' Archive

Paper by Katie Link ’12 Recognized as Top Undergraduate Math Paper in the Region

Posted October 4, 2012

A paper by Katie Link ’12 has been recognized as the top undergraduate math paper by the regional section of the Mathematical Association of America. Link’s paper, which she wrote for her math honors thesis, is titled “Guinea Work Disease (Dracunculiasis): Opening a mathematical can of worms.” An official recognition of the award will take […]

Kerstin Nordstrom ’04 Awarded Mass Media Fellowship

Posted July 26, 2012

Kerstin Nordstrom ’04 has been awarded a Mass Media Fellowship by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The fellowship is a 10-week program that places graduate and post-graduate level science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. The fellowship is designed to train future scientists to become more effective communicators, and also […]

Zvezdelina Stankova ’92 Carries on a Bryn Mawr Tradition: Excellent Teaching in Mathematics

Posted April 6, 2011
photo of Zvezdelina Stankova by Laura McHugh (for the Mathematical Association of America)

Zvezdelina Stankova ’92, a professor of mathematics at Mills College and the University of California, Berkeley, was one of three university math teachers to receive the 2011 Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award. Read more »

BMC student, alumna establish Baobab Prize to encourage African literature for young readers

Posted November 3, 2008

Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 As a child, Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 was a voracious reader; she practically wore out her library card. But despite the fact that she was born and educated through secondary school in the West African nation of Ghana, she had little opportunity to read the work of African authors until she took a […]