In light of the recent United States Supreme Court decision to uphold the current administration’s travel ban, the Association for Women in Mathematics reaffirms its commitment to supporting our colleagues across the world.
CBMS is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $47,000 from the Teagle Foundation in support of the Forum, “High School to College Mathematics Pathways: Preparing Students for the Future,” to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA, May 5–7, 2019.
The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Cornell University are pleased to announce that Julie Bergner, University of Virginia, will receive the 2018–2019 Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize. Click here for more information.
The Benjamin Banneker Association seeks proposals and reviewers for its upcoming publication of “The Lighthouse Almanac.” The focus of the publication is social justice in mathematics. The Call for Proposals and Call for Reviewers are below. 2018 Call for Proposals Call for Reviewers
The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reported that 52% of students who enter college intending to major in mathematics switch to another major. That needs to be balanced with the fact that many more students switch into a mathematics major. In fact, over the past couple decades, the number of...
The American Council on Education has summarized the effects of changes to the tax code that will affect institutions of higher education, their graduate students, and their employees, click HERE for the summary page.
Three of the CBMS member societies, AMS, ASA, and SIAM, have signed onto a letter expressing concern about provisions in the House tax bill that will increase the financial burden for graduate students by repealing existing provisions in tax law.