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al Sciences) -- to help young women transition from undergraduate, through graduate programs in mathematics. To date, more than 100 young women have been served by the joint Bryn Mawr / Spelman programs, George reported.

The former President of the Association for Women in Mathematics, Hughes maintains an active research program and "has been unrelenting in her efforts on behalf of women, particularly minority women," said Bryn Mawr Provost Ralph Kuncl.

Hughes remains "a passionate advocate for women in mathematics," said Mary Patterson McPherson, Vice President of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and President Emeritus of Bryn Mawr College. "She has not only inspired many young women with the courage to take up mathematics seriously, but she has followed closely the fortune of every one of her students through their graduate programs and on into their professional careers." Former student Laura Novak, Ph.D., added that Hughes "is acutely sensitive to the difficulties of graduate school in the mathematical sciences, particularly those encountered by women with liberal arts backgrounds."

Hughes earned her Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The AAAS Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement honors members of the Association who have mentored and guided significant numbers of underrepresented students towards a Ph.D. in the sciences, as well as scholarship, activism, and community-building on behalf of underrepresented groups, including: women of all racial or ethnic groups; African American, Native American, and Hispanic men; and people with disabilities. This award often recognizes individuals with 25 or more years of success in mentoring students. The recipient receives $5,000 and a commemorative plaque.

2004 AAAS MENTOR AWARD

Jagannathan Sankar, winner of the 2004 AAAS Mentor Award, "has applied his unbridled enthusiasm, sacrifice and unbounded energy over the past 21 years in deve
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