The annual Women in Mathematics in New England (WIMIN) conference will take place on Saturday, September 24th at Smith College. WIMIN16 is our annual conference celebrating women in mathematics, featuring short talks by dozens of undergraduates, graduate students, and invited talks by Adriana Dawes, University of Ohio, and Pamela Harris, Williams College.
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Featured Student Research Project
Geometry of the boundary configurations in a phyllotaxis model
Jay Griffiths, Allison Reed-Harris, and Rebecca Terry investigated phyllotaxis, the study of the spiral arrangements in plants. These spirals most often come in two sets, whose numbers are consecutive Fibonacci numbers. They... more »