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2018 Frederic Esser Nemmers Mathematics Prize Recipient

The 2018 Nemmers Prize in Mathematics has been awarded to Assaf Naor of Princeton University for his profound work on the geometry of metric spaces, which has led to breakthroughs in the theory of algorithms. The selection committee was Jared Wunsch of Northwestern University, Akshay Venkatesh from Stanford, and Mikhail Lyubich from Stony Brook.

NU Academic Support and Learning Advancement Unit (ASLA) Is Launched

In partnership with the University Libraries, the ASLA offers all Northwestern undergraduates an easily located, central place to obtain academic help outside of the classroom. With the motto “Success is not a solo endeavor,” ASLA director Marina Micari says the unit will foster an ecosystem of academic guidance at Northwestern.

Mathematics Faculty Win 2018 Linzer Grant

For the second year in a row, faculty of the Mathematics Department have been awarded a Daniel I. Linzer grant to promote equity and inclusion. This year the award went to Professors Zaslow, Alongi, Cañez, Kra, and Onnie Rogers, from Psychology, for the Causeway Postbaccalaureate Program. Last year the award went to Professors Kra, DeMarco, Getzler, and Goerss for the Graduate Research Opportunities for Women (GROW) workshops.

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2018 Seminar Calendar

Monday, January 1, 3:00 PM