Category Archives: Women in science

Scott Triumphs* at the Shtetl

Scott Aaronson wrote a new post on the Shtetl Optimized** reflecting on the previous thread  (that I referred to in my post on Amy’s triumph), and on reactions to this thread. The highlight is a list of nine of Scott’s … Continue reading

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Amy Triumphs* at the Shtetl

It was not until the 144th comment by a participants named Amy on Scott’s Aaronson recent Shtetl-optimized** post devoted to a certain case of sexual harassment at M. I. T. that the discussion turned into something quite special. Amy’s great … Continue reading

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Media Item from “Haaretz” Today: “For the first time ever…”

Maryam Mirzakhani received the medal from South Korea’s president Park Geun-hye.  Here is an article from today’s Israeli newspaper Haaretz.  It is based on this article by the Guardian (Thanks, Manor!).  See also this post on Laba’s accidental mathematician and John Baez’ … Continue reading

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הסטודנטיות כצנזור

עדכון (4 ליולי 2010): בית הדין הארצי לעבודה ביטל את פסק הדין של בית המשפא האזורי ונתן מעמד של פסק דין לפשרה שהושגה בין ד”ר חנה קהת לבין מכללת אורות ואשר מסדירה את תנאי העסקתה  משנת הלימודים הבאה. ראה למטה … Continue reading

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A New Rector-Elect at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  Professor Sarah Stroumsa On Wednesday, the Senate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem elected Professor Sarah Stroumsa (homepage) as the next Rector (provost) of the Hebrew University. For the first time since its establishment, the Hebrew University has elected a woman to its highest post … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Combinatorics ’93

Jerusalem Combinatorics ’93 is the title of a conference I organized that took place fifteen years ago in May 9-17, 1993 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. It was a conference that was devoted to all areas of combinatorics. The other … Continue reading

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