# University of Utah Student Chapter

Welcome! The purpose of the Association for Women in Mathematics is to encourage women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences.

### Upcoming event

###### Temari Workshop

**Date:**Thursday, September 25, 2014

**Time:**3:30-4:30 p.m.

**Location:**LCB 219

**Organizer:**Erin Linebarger

**Description:**Ever wonder what the world would be like without parallel lines? Welcome to life on a sphere! After an introduction to a geometry that won't let itself be tied down to a plane, we will discuss spherical symmetries. And to make these ideas concrete, we will craft our own Japanese temari balls!

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