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Math Majors Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa


Let us congratulate the following three math majors who have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa this spring!

  • Grace Dwyer
  • Kevin Lee
  • Luca Scerbo

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Jacob Sherson

Public Lecture by Jacob Sherson - April 19, 2018

Event date: 2018/04/19

A Public Lecture by Jacob Sherson (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark and ScienceAtHome) entitled

Citizen science: benchmarking human and artificial intelligence

will be given on April 19 at 7:00pm in Clark 108

The event is cosponsored by the IMS and Departments of Mathematics and Physics

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Thesis defense announcement: Jonathan Simone

Event date: 2018/03/22

Jonathan Simone will defend the PhD dissertation on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 9AM, in New Cabell 383

The title the thesis is:

Cut-and-paste operations and exotic 4-manifolds

Everyone is invited.

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Events this week by AWM and Math Club

Event start date: 2018/03/22

Undergraduate Math Club and AWM Chapter are organizing two events this week:

  • Moon Duchin (Tufts U) will visit Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and give few talks about her work related to Gerrymandering.
  • Abby Stewart (U Michigan) will visit on Friday and we are organizing a lunch with her and a talk.

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Barry Simon lectures poster

IMS Special lectures - Barry Simon - February 26 and 28, 2018

Event start date: 2018/02/26

The UVa Department of Mathematics & The Institute of Mathematical Sciences present Special Lectures by Barry Simon (California Institute of Technology) entitled

Tales of Our Forefathers

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Final Exercises ceremony

2018 Mathematics Final Exercises Ceremony

Event date: 2018/05/19

The fair-, inclement-, and severe- weather ceremony sites for Mathematics are listed below.

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Thesis defense announcement: Veronica Shalotenko

Event date: 2018/01/26

Veronica Shalotenko will defend her PhD dissertation on Friday, January 26, 2018, at 11AM, in New Cabell Hall, Room 042

The title the PhD thesis is:

In search of bounds on the dimension of Ext between irreducible modules for finite groups of Lie type

Everyone is invited.

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Julie Bergner

Julie Bergner to receive Michler Memorial Prize


Congratulations to Associate Professor Julie Bergner on being selected the winner of the 2018-2019 Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize competition!

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