Tag Archives: Women in math

American woman math PhDs of the 1940s

Apparently I’ve had this blog for a really long time: just over nine years ago, I wrote about Margaret A. M. Murray’s book “Women Becoming Mathematicians”. This post is just to note that the latest AMS Notices contains an article … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to Emmy Noether!

March 23 is Noether’s 130th birthday — the Times has a fairly nice piece about her work and life.

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“Women Becoming Mathematicians” by M. Murray and “Recountings” edited by J. Segel

I break new ground today with a double book review, of Women Becoming Mathematicians by Margaret A.M. Murray and Recountings: Conversations with MIT Mathematicians, edited by Joel Segel.

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Women in math/math history

I recently went to a talk by Margaret Murray; she is the author of Women Becoming Mathematicians, a history of 36 of the 200 or so women who got Ph. D.s in mathematics in the United States in the years … Continue reading

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