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Sonya Kovalevsky Day - February 13, 2016

posted Nov 14, 2015, 2:20 PM by Society of Women Engineers RVA   [ updated Jan 25, 2016, 6:39 PM ]
*Rescheduled from January 23 to February 13 due to snow.*

SWE-RVA will be assisting with Sonya Kovalevsky Day, hosted by the VCU chapter of the Association of Women in Math. Sonya Kovalevsky (born Sofia Kovalevskaya) was a Russian mathematician who faced obstacles in her education but went on to make important contributions to mathematics.

Sonya Kovalevsky Day is an outreach event to encourage middle school girls to study math. VCU's chapter of AWM is organizing SK Day at the Math-Science Innovation Center. There will be a keynote speaker and hands-on workshops. SWE-RVA will be leading a workshop on electric circuits for students to explore the mathematical relationship between resistance and the blink rate of an LED. We can use volunteers for our workshop. Email swe.richmond@gmail.com for more information.

Sonya Kovalevsky Day
Saturday, February 13
Meet at 9:30; workshop times 9:50 and 10:55
Math-Science Innovation Center, 2401 Hartman Street, Richmond, VA 23223

Learn more about Sonya Kovalevsky or SK Day.
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