AWM Events

AWM Events 

The Brown Chapter for the Association of Women Mathematicians presents Dr. Fariba Fahroo.  Her presentation will be held on Friday, April 27, 2018 in Room 108, at 170 Hope Street. Funding for this event was generously provided by the Grant Incentive Fund of Professor George Karniadakis.

Past Events

Call for poster abstracts:

Abstract Submission Deadline: Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 5 pm 
Date of Event: Tuesday, November 7 at 5 pm

The Brown chapters of the Association of Women in Math (AWM) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) will host a poster fair for undergraduate students in STEM fields who have recently completed a research project. We particularly encourage submissions from students who have participated in summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) or other summer programs tailored for undergraduate research in STEM.

The poster fair will take place on Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 5-6 pm in 170 Hope St.  Poster abstracts submitted by Tuesday, October 17 will be eligible for poster printing funds, subject to availability and distributed on a first-come-first-served basis with discretion. Some TV screens are available for electronic posters. Poster abstracts submitted by Tuesday, October 31 will be considered as space allows, but will not be eligible for funding.  A "Best Poster" prize will be awarded to one student after the fair.

Abstracts should be limited to 500 words, and can be submitted here:   If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]. Funding provided by the Division of Applied Mathematics.


Professor Nancy Rodriguez, UNC

Monday, February 1, 12 - 1:30 p.m.
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

The AWM will host a luncheon with special guest Dr. Nancy Rodriguez from UNC. She will give us an informal talk about her life, career, and research. The talk will be held in Room 108 of 170 Hope Street and will begin at noon.  Dr. Rodriguez researches in the areas of dynamical systems, partial differential equations, and mathematical modeling, which she uses to study social riots, urban crime, and biological phenomena.

Sums - Math Conference at Brown

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
AWM Speaker Event
Rachel Kuske, University of British Columbia
Title: Complex dynamics and stochastic transitions
Inspiring Women in STEM: A Panel Discussion

Exam Preparation

November 5, 2014, 7 - 8 pm, Room 201, 333 Brook Street
Office hours with baked goods
In preparation for the November 7, 2014 APMA 0350 Midterm II

November 10, 2014, 7 - 8 pm, Room 201, 333 Brook Street
Office hours with baked goods
In preparation for the November 13, 2014 APMA 1650 Midterm II

November 17, 5 - 6 pm, Room 201, 333 Brook Street
Discussion on STEM research opportunities: Pizza dinner

December 12 and 5, 2 - 4 pm, Room 110, 182 George Street
Cookie Decorating: In preparation for final exams in Calculus (MATH 0050-0180) and Introductory Applied Math (APMA 0330-0360 and 1650)

MATH and APMA finals while cookie decorating is organized jointly with the Rose Whelan Society for Women in Math.