Archives for December, 2013

Revolutionaries and One Remarkable Woman: Friends from 19th Century British Mathematics

Take several mathematical equations, add a few radicals and you get some thinkers whose influence still affects today's math world, according to Richard Stout, professor of mathematics. As part of the mathematics department's monthly and public Math Forums on campus, Stout will be discussing some key figures in history, Tuesday, December 3, 2013, in the Ken Olsen Science Center room 127 Read full article »

When Women Lean in, Men Grow Up

On today's home page of Inside Higher Ed, Provost Janel Curry challenges readers to see the benefits for institutions and culture when women and men lead together. When Women Lean In, Men Grow Up December 2, 2013 By Janel Curry Recently, I had lunch with a group of women who had moved to the upper levels of leadership in higher education. As is usual Read full article »