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NU Alum Wins 2018 PIMS Education Prize

Julia Pevtsova, who earned her Ph.D. at Northwestern in 2000, received the 2018 PIMS Education Prize. This prize recognizes individuals in Western Canada and Washington State who have played a major role in encouraging activities that enhance public awareness and appreciation of mathematics, as well as fostering communication among various groups concerned with mathematical education at all levels.

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.

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