Spring 2015 meetingSunday, May 3, 2015, New York City College of Technology (CUNY)
Invited speaker: Marjorie Senechal from Smith College and The Mathematical Intelligencer: Title to be announced
Senechal grew up in Lexington,
Kentucky, and received a B.S.
from the University of Chicago
and M. S. and Ph.D. degrees from
the Illinois Institute of
Technology, all in mathematics,
and taught at Smith College
throughout her career.
Now Marjorie is the Louise Wolff Kahn Professor Emerita in Mathematics and History of Science and Technology at Smith College, Northampton, MA, and editor-in-chief of the international quarterly journal, The Mathematical Intelligencer. She is a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
Her latest books are "I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science (OUP)," and "Shaping Space: Exploring Polyhedra in Nature, Art, and the Geometrical Imagination) (Springer)," both 2013. Earlier books include "Crystalline Symmetries, Quasicrystals and Geometry," "Long Life to Your Children! A Portrait of High Albania (with Stan Sherer)," and "American Silk, 1830-1930" (with Jacqueline Field and Madelyn Shaw).
Invited speaker: Judy L. Walker, Aaron Douglas Professor, Chair of the Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska--Lincoln: Title to be announced
Biography: Judy Walker
received her undergraduate
degree from the University of
Michigan and both her master's
degree and her Ph.D. from the
University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign. She has been
at the University of Nebraska
Lincoln since 1996, and
currently serves as Aaron
Douglas Professor and Chair of
the Department of Mathematics
there. Her research is in
algebraic coding theory and she
is author of the book "Codes and
Curves" published by the AMS as
part of their Student
Mathematical Library. She
spent much of the fall 2011
semester as a Visiting Professor
at Centre Interfacultaire
Bernoulli, EPFL in Lausanne,
Dr. Walker is a co-founder of the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics and has served as an elected member of the AWM Executive Committee and the AMS Council. She was the lecturer for the undergraduate portion of the IAS/PCMI Mentoring Program for Women in 1999 and was one of three lecturers at the 2007 Summer School in Coding Theory at the Sophus Lie Conference Center, Nordfjordeid, Norway. She has won several teaching awards, including the University of Nebraska's system wide Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award in 2014 and the MAA's Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award in 2006. She served as the MAA's Polya Lecturer for 2009-2011.
- • Wednesday, October 14, 2015, Delegate Assembly, York College (CUNY)
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