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enBarry Mazur Will Deliver the Minerva Lecture Series this October
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<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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</div></div></div>Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:25:42 +0000wcrow3310 at http://www.math.princeton.eduThe Mathematics Department Congratulates the Following Majors Receiving Honors
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page-undergraduate/mathematics-department-congratulates-following-majors-receiving-honors
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <h3 style="text-align: center;">Highest Honors</h3>
<p style="text-align: center;">Alan Chang<br />Eric Christopher Chen<br />Alexander Daniel Iriza<br />Eugene Alexander Katsevich<br />Kai Zong Khor<br />Daniel John Kriz<br />Dmitriy Kunisky<br />Horia Stefan Mania<br />Jane Wang</p>
<h3 style="text-align: center;">High Honors</h3>
<p style="text-align: center;">John Robert Lacayo Anderson<br />Laurent Jean Barham Cote<br />Takumi Murayama<br />Aaron Victor Schild<br />Minh-Tam Quang Trinh<br />Evangelie May Leurgans Zachos<br />Qiuyi Zhang<br />Feng Zhu</p></div></div></div>Mon, 02 Jun 2014 19:01:12 +0000wcrow3305 at http://www.math.princeton.eduThe Mathematics Department Congratulates This Year's Undergraduate Prize Winners
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<h4>The George B. Covington Prize in Mathematics</h4>
<p>Eugene Alexander Katsevich and Daniel John Kriz<br />Awarded for excellence in mathematics</p>
<h4>The Middleton Miller '29 Prize</h4>
<p>Alexander Daniel Iriza and Jane Wang<br />Awarded for best independent work in mathematics</p>
<h4>The Peter A. Greenberg '77 Prize</h4>
<p>Alan Chang, Eric Christopher Chen and Kai Zong Khor<br />Awarded for outstanding accomplishments in mathematics</p>
<h4>The Andrew H. Brown Prize</h4>
<p>Alexander Degener Smith '14<br />Awarded to the outstanding junior in mathematics</p></div></div></div>Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:47:03 +0000wcrow3304 at http://www.math.princeton.eduCongratulations to Mathematics Concentrators Elected to Phi Beta Kappa
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page-undergraduate/congratulations-mathematics-concentrators-elected-phi-beta-kappa
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p style="text-align: center;">Alan Chang<br />Eric Christopher Chen<br />Alexander Daniel Iriza<br />Eugene Alexander Katsevich<br />Kai Zong Khor<br />Daniel John Kriz<br />Dmitriy Kunisky<br />Aaron Victor Schild<br />Minh-Tam Quang Trinh<br />Jane Yue Wang<br />Evangelie May Leurgans Zachos<br />Qiuyi Zhang<br />Feng Zhu<br />Michael Hongyu Zhu</p>
</div></div></div>Mon, 02 Jun 2014 19:03:17 +0000wcrow3306 at http://www.math.princeton.eduCongratulations to the Class of 2014
http://www.math.princeton.edu/news/home-page-undergraduate/congratulations-class-2014
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <h3 style="text-align: center;">Congratulations to the Mathematics Majors in the Class of 2014!</h3>
<p style="text-align: center;">Aviv Adler<br />John Robert Lacayo Anderson<br />Andrew John Ardito<br />Alan Chang<br />Eric Christopher Chen<br />Andra Ioana Constantinescu<br />Laurent Jean Barham Cote<br />Jay Chandler Hashop<br />Alexander Daniel Iriza<br />David Carl Jensen<br />Eugene Alexander Katsevich<br />David Warren Katz<br />George Georgiev Kerchev<br />Kai Zong Khor<br />Leor Natasha Klainerman<br />Daniel John Kriz<br />Dmitriy Kunisky<br />Horia Stefan Mania</p></div></div></div>Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:42:27 +0000wcrow3303 at http://www.math.princeton.edu