Episode 55 - Rebecca Garcia — Kevin KnudsonOn this episode of My Favorite Theorem, we were happy to talk with Rebecca Garcia, a mathematician at Sam Houston State University, about the density of the rational numbers in the reals. Here are some links you might find helpful. Her website A biography of Garcia for SACNAS MSRI-UP
First Chamorro woman with Ph.D in mathematics gives lecture on embracing uniqueness On Thursday night, as smells of empanadas, chicken keluguen—a traditional dish of the Chamorro, indigenous peoples of the Mariana islands— and shrimp fritters filled the air, UP students and members of Guam Club gathered in St. Mary’s to hear Rebecca Garcia’s story. Garcia is the first Chamorro woman to receive a Ph.D in mathematics, and she is a long-time friend and former student of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Herbert Medina. She was invited to speak as part of Diversity Dialogues.