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SHE-LOGY: This post is dear to me because it connects with my earlier professional background. Yes, I shamelessly admit that I kicked off my career as a software programmer working with what was probably one of the oldest programming languages — COBOL. 1,045 more words

WP Women


SHE-LOGY: I scheduled a SHE-LOGY post later this week to celebrate women in mathematics. But since today is the 133rd birthday of the first girl in this trilogy, I publish it now in her honor. 763 more words

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Gender, conferences, conversations and confrontations

My departmental colleague Greg Martin has posted a paper entitled “Addressing the underrepresentation of women in mathematics conferences.” A comment and a bibliographical reference on page 9 of the text inform us that the paper is intended for publication in the Notices of the AMS. 3,624 more words

Women In Math

Spotlight: Elizabeth Pacheco, Department of Mathematics, OU.

We continue our Spotlight series where we highlight one of the member of the OU Math Department. This edition of Spotlight shines a light on one of our most accomplished graduate students, Elizabeth Pacheco… 542 more words


Male nerd privilege

I recently read this essay by Laurie Penny (hat tip Jordan Ellenberg) about male nerd privilege. Her essay stemmed from comment 171 of Scott Aaronson’s blogpost… 737 more words


Aunt Pythia's advice

Aunt Pythia has something in the works for you dear people, but it’s not quite ready yet, and you’ll have to wait another week. Rest assured, it will be worth it. 2,520 more words

Math Education