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Roots of Unity

Mathematics, Live: A Conversation with Evelyn Boyd Granville

Evelyn Boyd Granville in 1997. Image: Margaret Murray, via Mathematicians of the African Diaspora by Scott W. Williams.

Evelyn Boyd Granville was one of the first African American women to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics. She recently turned 90, and I wrote a post here to celebrate. This more complete version of our interview originally appeared in the September-October 2014 issue of the Association for Women in Mathematics Newsletter. It is an edited transcript that [...]

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Roots of Unity

Happy Birthday, Evelyn Boyd Granville!

Evelyn Boyd Granville in 1997. Image: Margaret Murray, via Mathematicians of the African Diaspora by Scott W. Williams.

Evelyn Boyd Granville, the second African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics, turns 90 today (May 1, 2014). I first heard her name in a talk by Patricia Kenschaft about African American mathematicians. Of course, having an affinity for the name Evelyn, she stuck in my mind, and when I found out her [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Going to #NABJ14 and I’m bringing #SciComm with me!

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I am en route to Boston, headed to the 2014 National Association of Black Journalists Meeting in July 30– August 3, 2014. The Theme is Revolution to Evolution, Shaping Our Future and I will be there representing Science! I believe that a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) communication are revolution. Deliberately and consciously communicating [...]

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The Urban Scientist

You Should Know: Dr Robin G Nelson

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Welcome to the tenth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. Introducing … Dr. Robin G. Nelson Dr. Nelson is a Biological Anthropologist whose research explores family dynamics and how they may impact the health of individuals and communities. She [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Sports and Sharks – James Jones and South Florida youth go deep for science outreach

Sharktagging RJ Dunlap Lab

NBA Player James Jones, formerly with the Miami Heat, is spending time with the youth he serves through his foundation tagging sharks. Yes! TAGGING. SHARKS! DOING SCIENCE! And having a ball. They spent the day on a research boat with the RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program affiliated with the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of [...]

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The Urban Scientist

You Should Know: Stephani Page and #BLACKandSTEM

Spotlight Stephani Page

Welcome to the ninth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. Introducing … Stephani Page and #BLACKandSTEM. #BLACKandSTEM started as a hashtag that quickly became a twitter community. The #BLACKandSTEM blog is connected to the weekly discussions or ‘Twitter chats’ that happen [...]

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The Urban Scientist

You Should Know: Dr. Marie Daly

Dr Marie Daly phd Chemistry

Welcome to the eighth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. But this week is a little different. I’m shining the spotlight on a scholar from history that you should definitely know. Introducing Dr. Marie Daly… Thanks again to [...]

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The Urban Scientist

You Should Know: Dr. Michael D L Johnson and Black Science Blog

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Welcome to my seventh installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. Introducing Dr. Michael D L Johnson and Black Science Blog Black Science Blog is the youngest blog I’ve featured so far. It is a science blog for non-scientists.  [...]

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The Urban Scientist

You Should Know: Ta-Shana Taylor and Black Geoscientists

Ta-shana Taylor Spotlight

Welcome to my sixth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. Introducing … Ta-Shana Taylor and the Black Geoscientists Blog. At Black Geoscientists, Ms. Taylor discusses the world of race and geosciences.  It’s a mix of her personal comments on diversity [...]

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The Urban Scientist

#DispatchesDNLee: Back in the field (Illinois)

Marissa Rice

I am on a Dispatches from DNLee Adventure, but this time it’s here in the States.  The last several days have been spent outside in the fields and farmlands of central Illinois. Good times. As a PhD student, I spent several weekends (spread over a few months) trapping and collecting prairie voles. Microtus ochrogaster, for my [...]

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The Urban Scientist

You Should Know: John Edmonstone

Young Darwin learning taxidermy in Edinburgh from freed Guyanan slave John Edmonstone

Welcome to the fifth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. But this week is a little different. I’m shining the spotlight on a scholar from history that you should definitely know. Introducing John Edmonstone… I love Twitter. Thanks [...]

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The Urban Scientist

You Should Know: Dr. Fatimah Williams Castro and Beyond the Tenure Track

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Welcome to my fourth installment of You Should Know, where I give my own #ScholarSunday salute to Science Bloggers and Blogs you may not yet know about. Introducing … Dr. Fatimah Williams Castro and Beyond the Tenure Track. Dr. Williams Castro guides individuals in graduate school through the career path possibilities outside of academia.  The stats are out [...]

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