Media Highlights

  title={Media Highlights},
  author={Warren Page and Tanya L. Leise and Cecil C. Rousseau},
  journal={The College Mathematics Journal},
  pages={163 - 172}
In 2007, Lee Lorch received the MAA’s Gung-Hu Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics, in honor of his early and long-lasting efforts to encourage minority and women students to pursue careers in mathematics, and mathematicians to create conditions that would make these students feel welcome. In this collection of tributes, AWM President Georgia Benkart notes that three of the first African American women to earn doctorates in mathematics—Etta Zuber Falconer, Gloria Conyers Hewitt, and…