Sonia Kovalevsky Day at Washington University in St. Louis for Middle School Girls

Speaker: Cornelia Van Cott, University of San Francisco

The annual "Sonia Kovalevsky Day at Washington Univesity in St. Louis for Middle School Girls" honors the first woman to receive a doctorate in mathematics and encourages young women to continue their study of mathematics.

Join students and faculty from WUSTL and SLU for a fascinating look into the world of mathematics; including:

- Secret Codes: Mathematics and Cryptography

- Mathematics of Knots

- Math-themed Puzzles and Games

- Coloring Maps: The four-color theorem

- Career Panel

This event is designed for chaperoned groups of middle school girls (6th, 7th, and 8th grade) from schools or organizations. Individual students are not eligible to attend. 

There is NO COST to attend. Lunch will be provided for all participants. Chaperones must register their group on the event's main website:

Host: Martha Precup