STEM Higher Education
Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groups
The Blackwell-Tapia Conference 2012
|Richard Tapia||Carlos Castillo-Chavez|
The Sloan Foundation has provided partial funding for the Blackwell-Tapia Conference 2012 at Brown University, which honors the inspired leadership of David Blackwell and Richard Tapia by showcasing mathematical excellence by minority researchers and efforts to address underrepresentation.
The original conference and funding was organized in 2000 by Carlos Castillo-Chavez, then a professor at Cornell University. Both Professors Tapia and Castillo-Chavez are program directors in the Sloan Minority PhD Fellowship program.
The conference will be held November 9-12, 2012. For more information, visit the conference website.
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