# Mathematical Digest

### Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics

in the Popular Press

"Scholars and Groups Receive Presidential Awards as Mentors in theSciences," by Sarah J. Reese. *The Chronicleof Higher Education,* 18 March 2003.

*The Chroncle* reported on the ten scholars and six organizations thatreceived the 2002 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics,and Engineering Mentoring. Among the individual awardees is **Louis Dale,**professor of mathematics and associate provost for minority and specialprograms at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Among the organizationrecipients is **Arizona Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement** inScottsdale.

*--- Annette Emerson*