The annual Women in Mathematics in New England (WiMiN) conference will take place on Saturday, September 27th at Smith College. WIMIN14 is our annual conference celebrating women in mathematics, featuring short talks by dozens of undergraduates, graduate students, and invited talks by Erica Camacho, Arizona State University, and Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College.
Ruth Haas awarded the 2015 Gweneth Humphreys Award
Featured Student Research Project
Geometry of the boundary configurations in a phyllotaxis model
Jay Griffiths, Allison Reed-Harris, and Rebecca Terry investigated phyllotaxis, the study of the spiral arrangements in plants. These spirals most often come in two sets, whose numbers are consecutive Fibonacci numbers. They... more »