Fresno State celebrates Women’s History Month

Home|CAMPUS & COMMUNITY, PRESS RELEASES|Fresno State celebrates Women’s History Month
  • women's history month

Fresno State celebrates Women’s History Month

As the campus honors International Women’s Day from 1 to 2 p.m. on March 8 in front of the Taco Bell in the University Center building on campus, several other public events are planned during Women’s History Month.

The Department of Mathematics is celebrating Women in Mathematics through a series of colloquium talks and other events:

  • March 8: “Using Mathematical Modeling and Data Analysis to Shape the Future,” featuring alumna Katherine Urabe, M.A. Kansas State University and U.S. Army Research and Analysis Center from 11 a.m. to noon at ED 140.
  • March 15: “The Tangle Model: An Application of Topology to Biology,” featuring Dr. Candice Price from the University of San Diego, 11 a.m. to noon at PB 194.
  • March 16: Sonia Kovalevsky Mathematics Day, a fun math day for high school and middle school female students, 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., details at fresnostate.edu/skday
  • March 22: “A Graph Theorist’s Perspective on the Card Game SET,” featuring Dr. Jessica De Silva, from California State University, Stanislaus, 11 a.m. to noon at PB 194.

Click here for abstracts and short biographies of colloquium speakers.

Other events will continue around campus:

  • March 12: “Latinas across Campus: A Panel Discussion on Mentoring,” presented by the Association of Latinx Faculty in the Arts and Humanities, featuring Cristina Herrera, Laura Alamillo, Rosa Toro and Yolanda Doub, 2 to 3 p.m. at Library 3212.
  • March 13: “Tully” film screening and discussion, 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Cross Cultural and Gender Center, Room 110.
  • March 15: “Saint Judy,” presented by CineCulture and Center for the Creativity and the Arts, 5:30 p.m. at the Peters Education Center Auditorium.
  • March 18: “Screaming Queens: Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria,” 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Music 160.
  • March 18: “Student Parents Matter: A Panel on Rights, Best Practices and Developing a Family Friendly Campus,” presented by Services for Students with Disabilities, ASI, Office of the Vice President for Administration, noon to 1:30 p.m. at Library 3212.
  • March 21: “Lenses of Leadership: Celebrating Women’s History,” 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Library 3212.
  • March 27: “Tech Talk: Social Media and Stranger Danger,” presented by Aimee Rickman, Child and Family Science Youth and Social Media Research Lab, 1 to 1:50 p.m. at Family and Food Science Room 306.
  • March 28: “Leitis in Waiting,” film screening, 4 to 6 p.m. at Music 160.