Archive for October, 2013

First Women in Math Tea a Success

October 18th, 2013

On Friday, October 11, the women faculty of the Loyola Mathematics and Statistics Department hosted a Welcome Tea for female department majors, minors, and certificate students. Undergraduate and graduate students and faculty gathered in IES 110 for conversation, tea, home-baked goodies, and the construction of a mini-Menger sponge using business cards. We hope to attract […]

Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science?

Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science?

October 8th, 2013

Throughout recorded history, women have been underrepresented in the mathematical sciences. Even throughout our country’s modern, post-NOW history! What gives? Many people have tried to answer this question, and many programs have been implemented at state and national levels to encourage the growth of their representation, but the numbers are slow to tick upwards. A […]