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AWM Activites at the 2000 Joint Mathematics
Meetings
 Wednesday January 19, 2000, 12:00 noon5:30 p.m., Exhibit Hall B,
Marriott
AWM Exhibit
 Wednesday, January 19, 2000, 2:45 p.m.4:05
p.m., Coolridge Room, Marriott
AWM Panel
Discussion How to increase the number of tenured
women in mathematics departments. Organizer: Jean E.
Taylor, Rutgers University Panelists: Mille
Dresselhaus, Institute Professor, M.I.T. Elaine
Hansen, Provost, Haverford College Maria Klawe,
Dean of Science, University of British Columbia Jerry
Ostriker, Provost, Princeton University Karen
Uhlenbeck, Professor, University of Texas at Austin
 Wednesday January 19, 2000, 4:05 p.m.4:25
p.m., Coolridge Room, Marriott
AWM Business Meeting
 Wednesday, January 19, 2000, 6:00 p.m.8:15
p.m., Perle's Restaurant, Marriott
Noether Dinner As in the
past, AWM will have a gettogether with the Noether Lecturer for a casual
dinner. If you would like to join us, a signup sheet will be at the AWM Table
in the exhibit area.
 Wednesday January 19, 2000, 9:30 p.m.11:00
p.m., Ballroom Foyer, Marriott
AWM Reception Entire
math community invited; refreshments and cash bar available. Has been a
popular, well attended event in the past.
 Thursday January 20, 2000, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m., Exhibit Hall B,
Marriott
AWM Exhibit
 Thursday January 20, 2000, 9:00 a.m.9:50
a.m., Ballroom I/II, Marriott
AWM Emmy Noether
Lecture The
mathematics of optimization. Margaret H. Wright,
Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
 Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m., Ballroom III, Marriott
AMSMAAMER Special Session on "How can we help? A look at some
ways in which university faculty can contribute towards solving some of the
problems that beset mathematics education from Kindergarten on up."
The following speakers are cosponsored by AWM.
 Thursday, January 20, 2000, 4:00 p.m.5:15
p.m., Ballroom I/II, Marriott
Presentation to the winners of the
10th Annual Alice T. Schafer Award for Excellence in Mathematics by an
Undergraduate Woman and the 10th Annual Louise Hay Award for Contributions to
Mathematics Education. These award presentations are held in
conjunction with the Joint Prize Session. A cash bar will immediately
follow.
 Friday January 21, 2000, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m., Exhibit Hall B,
Marriott
AWM Exhibit
 Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55
a.m., Wilson A, Marriott
AMSAWMSIAM Special Session on
Linear Algebra and Optimization, I Organizers:
Dianne P. O'Leary, University of Maryland, College Park
oleary@cs.umd.edu Margaret
H. Wright, Bell Laboratories
mhw@research.belllabs.com
 Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.6:00
p.m., Wilson A, Marriott
AMSAWMSIAM Special Session on
Linear Algebra and Optimization, II Organizers:
Dianne P. O'Leary, University of Maryland, College Park
oleary@cs.umd.edu Margaret
H. Wright, Bell Laboratories
mhw@research.belllabs.com
 Friday January 21, 2000, 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m., Executive Room,
Omni Shoreham
AWM Workshop Dinner
For workshop presenters, mentors, organizers, and invited guests.
 Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:30 a.m.12:00 noon, Exhibit Hall B,
Marriott
AWM Exhibit
 Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.5:00
p.m., Hampton Room, Omni Shoreham
AWM Workshop This
session consists of several parts, including research talks by recent women
Ph.D.s, posters by women graduate students, and a panel discussion.
Organizers: Gail Ragcliff, University of Missouri
Sue Geller, Texas A\&M
University Catherine Roberts,
Northern Arizona State University
 Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:20
a.m., Hampton Room, Omni Shoreham
AWM Presentations by Recent Women
Ph.D.s, I
 Saturday January 22, 2000, 10:30 a.m.11:00
a.m., Hampton Room, Omni Shoreham
AWM Graduate Student Poster
Session Light refreshments will be served.

Geometric
Methods in Classical Invariant Theory.
Irina A.
Berchenko*, University of Minnesota

HighOrder
Finite Difference Methods for Wave Equations.
Michelle L.
Ghrist*, University of Colorado

Definability
of coefficients in solutions of linear systems over padic power series
rings.
Concetta Maria Gomez*, University of
California, Berkeley

Combinatorics
of the Toric Hilbert Schemes.
Diane Maclagan*,
University of California, Berkeley

Contact
Processes on Trees in Random Environment.
Oana
Mocioalc\u{a}*, University of Florida

Continuous
Methods for Solving Nonlinear IllPosed Operator Equations with Application to
Gravitational Sounding Problem.
Alexandra
Smirnova*, Kansas State University

An
Intersection Multiplicity in Terms of Extmodules.
CY.
Jean Chan*, University of Utah

Existence
of Rainbow Ramsey Numbers.
Linda Eroh*, Western
Michigan University

Normal
Ideals of Graded Rings.
Sara Faridi*, University
of Michigan

Square
Trees.
Susan Hollingsworth*, University of
Wisconsin, Madison

Formal
Patching and Deformation of Wildly Ramified Covers of Curves.
Rachel J. Pries*, University of Pennsylvania

On
Pointwise Dimension of Nonhyperbolic Measures.
Victoria
Sadovskaya*, The Pennsylvania State University

Making
Gradient Materials: A Model for Interfacial Gel Polymerization.
Cynthia A. Spade*, Northwestern University

Nonlinear
Wave Equations on the Two Dimensional Sphere.
Theresa A.
Strei*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

The
Inverse Problem in Gr\"{o}bner Basis Theory.
Amelia
Taylor*, University of Kansas

Mod $p$
Cohomology of Symplectic Groups.
Jennifer Joy
Ziebarth*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
 Saturday January 22, 2000, 12:30 p.m.2:00
p.m., Hampton Room, Omni Shoreham
AWM Panel Discussion
Launching a career in mathematics. Moderators:
Sue Geller, Texas A\&M University Panelists:
L. Pam Cook, University of Delaware Helen G.
Grundman, Bryn Mawr College Jennifer L.
McGreevey, U. S. Department of Defense Jodie
Novak, University of Northern Colorado
 Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:00 p.m.3:50
p.m., Hampton Room, Omni Shoreham
AWM Presentations by Recent Women
Ph.D.s, II
*Speaker
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