February 26, 2019

Catholic University was mentioned in a Stacker story about women who broke barriers featuring Euphemia Lofton Haynes, the first black woman to receive a doctorate in mathematics in 1943 at Catholic University.

In 1943, Euphemia Lofton Haynes became the first black woman to receive a doctorate in mathematics. Haynes earned her degree at Catholic University in Washington D.C. She taught in the public schools system in the nation's capital for 47 years.

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