Training Women in Mathematical Research: The First Fifty Years of Bryn Mawr College (1885–1935)

@article{Parshall2015TrainingWI,
  title={Training Women in Mathematical Research: The First Fifty Years of Bryn Mawr College (1885–1935)},
  author={K. Parshall},
  journal={The Mathematical Intelligencer},
  year={2015},
  volume={37},
  pages={71-83}
}
  • K. Parshall
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • The Mathematical Intelligencer
  • I n 1933, the German algebraist Emmy Noether joined the Department of Mathematics at Bryn Mawr College just outside of Philadelphia. Renowned as one of the guiding lights behind what came to be known as modern algebra, Noether had earned a doctoral degree from the University of Erlangen in 1908, but only after a law had been enacted in 1904 that finally permitted women to matriculate and sit for examinations in Germany with the same rights and privileges as men. Candidates for actual teaching… CONTINUE READING
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