Karen Parshall to Receive 2018 AMS Whiteman Prize

Commonwealth Professor of Mathematics and History Karen Hunger Parshall will receive the 2018 Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize of the AMS for her outstanding work in the history of mathematics, and in particular, for her work on the evolution of mathematics in the USA and on the history of algebra, as well as for her substantial contribution to the international life of her discipline through students, editorial work, and conferences.

View details »AWM Chapter is organizing an end of semester study hour on **Wednesday, December 6, at 1-5PM, in Kerchof Hall common room**. Graduate and Undergraduate students will work together on preparation for the finals. We will provide refreshments and snacks. Looking forward to your participation!

The **UVa Math Circle** is a new outreach program for elementary and middle school students. Organized by Slava Krushkal, Professor in the Department of Mathematics, the Fall 2017 program ran weekly from August through December on UVa grounds. There were 15 students nominated by seven Charlottesville area schools, who explored topics in geometry, logic, combinatorics and algebra. See the Fall 2017 poster here.

The program will continue (possibly covering different age groups) in Fall 2018.

Professors Nicholas J. Kuhn and Weiqiang Wang have been named 2018 Fellows of the American Mathematical Society:

**Nicholas Kuhn***“For contributions to homotopy theory, group cohomology and representation theory”***Weiqiang Wang***“For contributions to Lie theory and representation theory and service to the mathematical community”*

This conference is in conjunction with and immediately followed by the Fall 2017 Virginia Mathematics Lectures, to be given by Yair Minsky.

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia invites applications for several positions:

- Assistant/Associate Professor, General Faculty
- Postdoctoral Research Associate and Fellow

The Virginia Operator Theory and Complex Analysis Meeting (VOTCAM) is an annual meeting of analysts that has been held at various Virginia colleges and universities since 1992. This year VOTCAM is at University of Virginia in Charlottesville on October 28th, 2017.

VOTCAM website: `https://votcam.wordpress.com/`