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enPutnam Math Competition Meeting September 30th.
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page-undergraduate/putnam-math-competition-meeting-september-30th
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The first meeting of the Putnam Math Competition is tonight with Professor Gunning at 7:30 in Fine Hall 214.</p>
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<p>The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition will be held Saturday<br />
December 6th, in McDonnell A01. </p>
<p>Please sign up with LeeAnn Coleman in Fine 315. </p>
<p>For those interested in practicing their problem solving between now and<br />
then, the math department will hold practice sessions. Anyone interested is<br />
welcome to attend these sessions.</p>
</div></div></div>Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:39:18 +0000wcrow3550 at http://www.math.princeton.eduProfessor Emeritus Edward Nelson Passed Away September 10th
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page/professor-emeritus-edward-nelson-passed-away-september-10th
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Professor of Mathematics Emeritus, Edward Nelson, died peacefully at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, with his wife, Sarah, at his side.</p></div></div></div>Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:56:08 +0000wcrow3435 at http://www.math.princeton.eduUndergraduate Drop/Add/Course Swap Information
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page-undergraduate/undergraduate-dropaddcourse-swap-information
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><strong>Drop/Add/Course Swap</strong></p>
<p><strong>Drop/Add/Course Swap Procedures For Fall 2014</strong></p>
<p>If there is space in the course you want, you can make your changes in SCORE without special math department permission.</p></div></div></div>Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:13:14 +0000wcrow3429 at http://www.math.princeton.eduThe Undergraduate Office Has Moved to Room 315
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page-undergraduate/undergraduate-office-has-moved-room-315
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>LeeAnn Coleman, the undergraduate administrator, has moved her office to Fine 315.</p>
</div></div></div>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:16:25 +0000wcrow3382 at http://www.math.princeton.eduBarry Mazur Will Deliver the Minerva Lecture Series this October
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page/barry-mazur-will-deliver-minerva-lecture-series-october
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>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.</p>
<p>This year's lectures will be held on:<br />Tuesday, October 14 at 4:30 p.m.<br />Wednesday, October 15 at 4:30 p.m.<br />and Friday, October 17 at 4:30 p.m.</p>
</div></div></div>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:16:06 +0000wcrow3330 at http://www.math.princeton.eduProfessor Manjul Bhargava awarded the 2014 Fields Medal
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page/professor-manjul-bhargava-awarded-2014-fields-medal
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Congratulations to Professor Manjul Bhargava, who has been awarded the 2014 Fields Medal for his contributions to number theory!</p>
<p>The Fields Medal is one of mathematics' most prestigious prizes. It is awarded every four years to between two and four mathematicians 40 years old and younger at the International Congress of Mathematicians. This year's congress is being held in Seoul, South Korea, where President Park Geun-hye presented Professor Bhargava with the citation and medal August 13th.</p>
</div></div></div>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:19:39 +0000wcrow3329 at http://www.math.princeton.eduProfessor Peter Sarnak Presented Honorary Doctorate by University of Witwatersrand
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page/professor-peter-sarnak-presented-honorary-doctorate-university-witwatersrand
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>On July 2 the University of Witwatersrand conferred an honorary doctorate to Professor Peter Sarnak. Sarnak is an alumnus of the University of Witwatersrand, and the citation notes his contributions to the development of mathematics in South Africa. For more information and the full citation, click <a href="http://www.wits.ac.za/newsroom/newsitems/201406/23977/news_item_23918.html" target="_blank">here</a>.</p>
</div></div></div>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:11:02 +0000wcrow3325 at http://www.math.princeton.eduProfessor Emeritus Harold W. Kuhn died on July 2, 2014
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page/professor-emeritus-harold-w-kuhn-died-july-2-2014
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Economics Harold W. Kuhn died peacefully in his sleep on July 2, 2014 in New York City, where he and his wife, Estelle (nee Henkin) lived since 2005. He would have been 89 on July 29th.</p></div></div></div>Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:20:03 +0000wcrow3322 at http://www.math.princeton.eduProfessor Emeritus John Conway awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza.
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page/professor-emeritus-john-conway-awarded-doctor-honoris-causa-universitatea-alexandru
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>On Tuesday, June 24th Professor Emeritus John Conway was awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza. The conference and celebration in honor of Professor Conway marked the official opening of the Grigore Moisil Institute. For more information on the award, see the official citation <a href="http://www.uaic.ro/en/doctor-honoris-causa-john-horton-conway-mathematics-chair-princeton-university/">here</a>.</p>
</div></div></div>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:33:32 +0000wcrow3321 at http://www.math.princeton.eduAndrei Pohoata '14 cited by USA Mathematical Olympiad
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page-undergraduate/andrei-pohoata-14-cited-usa-mathematical-olympiad
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Andrei Pohoata '14 has been cited by the Mathematical Association of America for his work as a grader for the Mathematical Olympiad and for the two problems he submitted for the contest. The citation reads, "A primary purpose of the USAMO is to encourage young people to excellence in problem solving and encourage them to cintinue in mathematics as a career. Mr. Pohoata provides a wonderful role model as a mathematician who continues to be involved."</p>
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