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February 23, 2015
Professors Vlad Vicol, Tasho Kaletha and seven graduate alumni named 2015 Sloan Fellows in Mathematics

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation recently announced the list of 2015 Sloan Research Fellows. Among those chosen are Princeton’s Vlad Vicol and Tasho Kaletha and Math graduate alumni Richard Bamler, Boris Bukh, Vivek Shende, Andrew Snowden, Jacob Tsimerman, Melanie Matchett Wood, and Hau-tieng Wu. Also chosed was Lin Lin, a PACM graduate alumnus.

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February 17, 2015
Celebrating the work of Prof. Edward Nelson (1932-2015), April 22, 2015

12:15 - 1:15 (Fine Common Room, 3rd fl.) B. Simon (Caltech)

4:30 - 530 pm (Fine 314) G. Lawler (Univ. Chicago) and E. Carlen (Rutgers)

Followed by reminiscences in the Common Room.

Talk titles to be provided; presentations moderated by S. Kochen.

The family has arranged for a eucharist, with special intention for the memory of Edward Nelson, which will be celebrated on April 21 at 5:15 pm in the Marquand Transept of the University Chapel.  All are welcome to attend. 

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February 11, 2015
Columbia-Princeton Probabiliby Day 2015 will be Friday, March 6, at Princeton University

Speakers will include:

  • Dvar Koshnevisan (Utah)
  • Fraydoun Rezakhanlou (Berkeley)
  • Prasad Tetali (Georgia Tech)
  • Balint Virag (Toronto)

For more information on this year's Probability Day, see the event website at:

http://orfe.princeton.edu/conferences/cp15

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February 9, 2015
JUNIOR SEMINAR ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

JUNIOR SEMINAR ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

Tuesday, February 10TH 4:00 – 5:30 FINE 314

Students who did a Junior Seminar in the fall have two options in the spring: either another Junior Seminar, or a Junior Paper.  Those who did a Junior Paper in the fall must sign up for a Junior Seminar in the spring.

SEMINARS TO BE OFFERED IN SPRING:

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February 3, 2015
Geometry and Topology: A conference in honor of Martin Bendersky's seventieth birthday and in commemoration of our friend and colleague Sam Gitler, March 18-21

Geometry and Topology

A conference in honor of Martin Bendersky's seventieth birthday and in commemoration of our friend and colleague Sam Gitler

Dates: March 18-21, Princeton University.
Sponsors: CUNY Graduate Center and the Mathematics Department of Princeton University.

A banquet will be held on Friday, March 20.

Speakers:

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December 7, 2014
The Spring 2015 Undergraduate Course Offerings are Now Available

Please click the link below to view the spring 2015 course offerings in the mathematics department. The course schedule is tentative and subject to change.

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November 20, 2014
Public Lecture: Jordan Ellenberg - How to Get Rich Playing the Lottery, December 11, 2014

The Mathematics Department and the Council on Science and Technology are pleased to announce a Public Lecture by Jordan Ellenberg, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Ellenberg's talk, "How to Get Rich Playing the Lotter* (*Will Not Actually Help You Get Rich Playing the Lottery)," will recount the story and the mathematics behind a student group at MIT that found a loophole in the Massachusetts Lottery's Cash WinFall game and pocketed over $3 million.

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October 22, 2014
Professor Manjul Bhargava elected Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy

Congratulations to Professor Manjul Bhargava, who has been elected a Foreign Fellow  of the Indian National Science Academy

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October 14, 2014
Special Presentation to Undergraduates on Applying to Grad School and Working in the Industry this Thursday

Math Seniors

 

Reminder this Thursday Oct. 16th at 4:30, in Fine 110 our Senior Adviser, Professor Paul Yang will host an information session for you. Refreshments will be served.

 

Applying to Graduate School/Working in the Industry – Making the Right Choice

 

Speakers will include:

 

Professor Dave Gabai, Math Department Chair

Professor Alex Ionescue, Director of Graduate Studies on applying to graduate school

Eric Chen, graduate student's perspective

Andrew Yang on working at Google

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October 7, 2014
Barry Mazur Will Deliver the Minerva Lecture Series this October 14,15 & 17

Professor Barry Mazur will deliver the Fall 2014 Minerva Lecture Series. Mazur received his Ph.D. at Princeton in 1959 and is currently the Gerhard Gade University Profesor and Senior Fellow at Harvard. Mazur's reserach focuses on number theory, automorphic forms, and algebraic geometry. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and counts the Veblen, Cole and Steele prizes among his many accolades.

This year's lectures will be held on:
Tuesday, October 14 at 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 15 at 4:30 p.m.
and Friday, October 17 at 4:30 p.m.

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