News - 2016
Department to host a series of events and distinguished visitors for the 43 annual Emphasis Year.
Luke Peterson was featured in the Weinberg Magazine for his blues composition inspired by coursework on Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Kate Juschenko was awarded the Kamil Duszenko Award in Mathematics granted by the Wrocław Mathematicians Foundation for research in mathematics.
Students received department award prizes for outstanding achievement in mathematics. Congratulations to all of our winners!
Paul Goerss Wins Mentoring Award
Department Chair Paul Goerss has won an Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Student Nicole Looper Received Award
Nicole Looper received the Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Silas Johnson and Jason Siefken were awarded the TIMES Teaching Fellowship to support inquiry-oriented teaching in mathematics.
Bryna Kra has been elected as a new member to the American Academy of Arts & Science in the field of Mathematics.
János Kollár of Princeton University was awarded the Nemmers Prize for outstanding achievements in mathematics.
Silas Johnson, in conjunction with Mathleague.org, hosted the (INTER)^2 SECT contest for young mathematicians on March 13. Thirty-two middle-school aged students from five schools were in attendance.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Graduate Research Opportunities for Women conference.
Deavon Mitchell was awarded a Service Excellence Commendation by Northwestern University.
Simons Fellowship in Mathematics
Bryna Kra has been awarded a Simons Fellowship in Mathematics for the academic year 2016-17.
Kenneth F. Burgess Professor of Mathematics
Aaron Naber has been named the Kenneth F. Burgess Professor of Mathematics.
Steve Zelditch will deliver the 2016 AMS Invited Address at the Joint Meetings of the mathematical societies.