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July 31, 2015
Celebration of the Life and Work of John Nash - October 24, 2015

Lectures on John Nash’s work by:
Mikhail Gromov *to be confirmed
Eric Maskin
Sergiu Klainerman
János Kollár

Public Lecture by:
Sylvia Nasar

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July 24, 2015
Professor Emeritus John H. Conway's Life Featured in Print and Online

The life and mind of Professor Emeritus John Horton Conway are in the news after publication of Genius at Play, The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway, by Siobhan Roberts. Excerpts from the book were recently featured in The Guardian, and be read here.

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July 16, 2015
John Tukey 100th Birthday Celebration at Princeton University Will Take Place Friday, September 18, 2015

The conference will be held at Princeton University on September 18, 2015. Speakers include:

Yoav Benjamini, Tel Aviv University
Persi Diaconis, Stanford University
David Donoho, Stanford University
Jianqing Fan, Princeton University
Luisa Fernholz, Temple University
Jerome Friedman, Stanford University
Rafael Irizarry, Harvard University
Karen Kafadar, University of Virginia
Stephan Morgenthaler, École Polytechnique Fedérale de Lausanne
Scott Zeger, Johns Hopkins University

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July 13, 2015
Professor Chris Skinner *97 named 2015 Simons Investigator

The Simons Foundation has named Professor Christopher Skinner *97 one of the 2015 Simons Investigators. According to the foundation, "the Simons Investigators program provides a stable base of support for outstanding scientists, enabling them to undertake long-term study of fundamental questions." The citation for Professor Skinner remarks on his work "in number theory and arithmetic geometry.

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May 26, 2015
The Math Department mourns the deaths of John F. and Alicia Nash

Senior Research Mathematician John Forbes Nash, Jr. and his wife Alicia died Saturday, May 23, 2015, while returning from the Abel Prize ceremonies in Norway.

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May 22, 2015
Please Join Us for Our Alumni Open House, Friday, May 29 2-3:30 pm

Please join the Mathematics Department for our annual Alumni Open House, Friday, May 29 from 2-3:30 pm in the Fine Hall common room (3rd floor). Connect with old friends and hear about some of the current research being done by Math faculty and students.

Refreshments will be served.

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May 22, 2015
The Spring 2015 Issue of Fine Letters is Now Available

This has been an exciting year in the Mathematics Department. Read about recent awards, our new faculty and staff, and the myriad succesful events we hosted throught the year in the Spring newsletter. Click here to view this year's issue!

 

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May 13, 2015
Professor Manjul Bhargava awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Republic of India

This award is for distinguished service of high order. It was presented by President Pranab Mukherjee on April 8, 2015 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Presidential Residence, in New Delhi, India.

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May 11, 2015
Professor Yakov Sinai Elected Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa of Tel Aviv University

This degree is conferred “in recognition of [his] illustrious career as one of the most prominent mathematicians of our time [and his] crucial research over the past 50 years on dynamical systems, mathematical and statistical physics, probability theory, [and] mathematical fluid dynamics.”

 

The award will be presented at a ceremony to be held on May 14, 2015.

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