Karen Uhlenbeck’s pioneering work marries math with physics. Her work in the field of mathematical physics has earned her numerous honors and awards, including the 1988 Noether Lecture award, the National Medal of Science in 2001, and the 2007 Steele Prize for a Seminal Contribution to Mathematical Research from the American Mathematical Society. A MacArthur fellow, she is also the first woman to win the Abel Prize in its 17-year history.
From Brookhaven National Laboratory: Yale University doctoral student and MicroBooNE scientist Brooke Russell has been awarded the 2019 Gertrude Scharff-Goldhaber Prize. The award was established in 1992 by Brookhaven Women in Science, a nonprofit organization that supports and encourages the advancement of women in science.
As we close LGBTQ Pride Month and look forward to International LGBT STEM Day celebrations on July 5, Fermilab proudly supports inclusion and recognizes the contributions of the LGBTQ+ community in STEM. Workforce and workplace diversity, equity and inclusion are laboratory and DOE Office of Science priorities.
Join Spectrum, the lab resource group dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community, for a fun-filled Pride celebration on Monday, July 1, in the Wilson Hall atrium. What’s going on? From 9 a.m.-3 p.m., stop by the Spectrum table to chat with members of the LRG and guests from PFLAG, the largest U.S. organization uniting families and allies with members of the LGBTQ+ community. Also at the table, grab soame rainbow swag to show your pride. We’ll have free rainbow fidget spinners,…
Jean Reising works with Fermilab computing and helps people with content management systems, including websites and digital signage. She is active in Fermilab’s Spectrum Group, which builds awareness and provides resources for the LGBTQ+ community. Reising also has a degree in culinary arts. When she’s not working, she can be found cooking or reading about cooking.