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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 (American Mathematical Society)
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 (Harvard University), 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 (University of Hawaii at Manoa), Yi Liu, John Meakin, Janis Oldham, Thomas Scanlon (University of California, Berkeley)