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Promoting Diversity at the Graduate Level in Mathematics: a National Forum October 14, 2008 - October 17, 2008

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Oct 15, 2008
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome, Overview, Articulation of Goals
Sylvia Bozeman (Spelman College)
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Plenary Talk
Trachette Jackson (University of Michigan)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  "Framing the Issues: What the Data Show, and What We Know"
Abbe Herzig
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  "The Students' Perspective - Navigating through Critical Transition Points"
Rachelle DeCoste, Leona Harris (University of the District of Columbia)
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Deanna Haunsperger (Carleton College), Cora Sadosky
Oct 16, 2008
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  "Why a diverse community matters, NSF initative on Broadening Participation."
Deborah Lockhart (National Science Foundation)
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Women and Math Program at the Institute for Advanced Study
Karen Uhlenbeck (University of Texas, Austin)
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  "Mathematics Faculty, Mathematics Students: Why Do They Look so Different?"
Shirley Malcom
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  "Framing the Issues: What the Data Show, and What We Know about Diversity in the Mathematics Community"
Ellen Kirkman (Wake Forest University)
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
  "What Can Be Done to Broaden Participation in the Mathematical Sciences?"
David Manderscheid
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
  What Can be Done to Broaden Participation in the Mathematical Sciences?
David Manderscheid
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  The Students Speak
Teresa Edwards, Dusa McDuff (Barnard College)
Oct 17, 2008
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  "A Diversity of Careers in Mathematics"
Garikai Campbell, Alina Cojocaru, Laura DeMarco, Trachette Jackson (University of Michigan), Emille Lawrence (University of San Francisco), Beatrice Riviere
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Low numbers: stereotype threat and the performance of women and minorities
Joshua Aronson
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
  "A Tale of Two Cultures"
Duane Cooper (Morehouse College), Edray Goins (Pomona College), Ruth Haas (Smith College), Yi Liu, John Meakin, Janis Oldham, Thomas Scanlon (University of California, Berkeley)