Woman of Impact Q&A: Jane Friedman

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

INSIDE USD — Jane Friedman (pictured below, far right) is a veteran math professor at the University of San Diego, but in many respects, her job is the foundation for so much more. She mentors students on their research; program director for the “Change” Living-Learning Community; part of a National Science Foundation-funded project for USD’s Advancement of Female Faculty: Institutional climate, Recruitment and Mentoring program (AFFIRM); another NSF-funded project to support and attract students majoring in mathematics, computer science or physics; and she coordinates the approved subject matter program in mathematics to prepare future high school math teachers. All of this adds up to her winning the 2013 Faculty Woman of Impact Award as selected by the USD Women’s Center. Friedman answered questions posed by Inside USD. (full article)


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