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Elizabeth Street Dickerman

Mrs.Kaufmans geometry class project 2013

Jack Kilbury

on 19 December 2013

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Elizabeth M. Street Dickerman
Jack Kilbury Geometry P.1 12/18/13

Lived from 1872-1965
Married to C.s. Dickerman
Grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts
Second woman to receive Ph.D. in Mathematics
Studied at Yale
Received Undergrad from Smith college

Second women to receive a Phd in mathematics From Yale University.
Taught at Greenwich academy in Connecticut.
Fall of 1907 she taught at Western Reserve in Cleveland Ohio.
She was a poet and a writer.
She published many articles and translations.
Elected the Alumna member of the smith chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.
Her opinion was that the use of mathematics was the best idea that the universe could use to solve problems.
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I learned that Elizabeth Street Dickerman was a very intelegent women and she made alot of great achievments. The most that stood out to me was the fact that she was the first women that was a mathematician female from yale university. We would use her accomplishments in the construction career and the engineering career.
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