(1) According to Ramesh Gangolli, immigration to the U. S. that began in the late nineteenth century had a significant influence on mathematical research in America. (R. Gangolli, personal communication, August 9, 2017.) Give an example, different from everyone else’s, of an immigrant who contributed to the development of American mathematics. What historical event(s) led to this person’s emigrating?
Gangolli, R. Asian Contributions to Mathematics, unpublished essay.
(2) February is Black History Month. To celebrate, find a Black mathematician from the past or the present, and different from anyone else’s example, and report the following:
(3) March is Women’s History Month. To celebrate, find a woman in mathematics, past or present, and different from anyone else’s example, and report the following: