The Mathematics Department Diploma Ceremony will be held May 18, 2014 (from 12:30-2:30pm) in the Lower Garden of Pavilion I. The inclement weather location is Gilmer Hall, Room 130 at 1:00pm. For information regarding the graduation on the Lawn, see www.virginia.edu/finals
Professor Andrew Obus will receive the University of Virginia All-University Teaching Award for 2014-2015. He was chosen to receive this award along with nine (9) other recipients for their excellence in teaching, research and service accomplishments.
The Frank Finger Graduate Fellowship Award for Teaching was awarded to Katelynn Kochalski. This award honors teaching assistant in the College of Arts & Sciences for their recognition of stimulating and organized classroom teaching.
Mid-Atlantic Topology Conference 2015, April 25 - 26, 2015.
The conference will focus on the interactions between homotopy theory and group cohomology, with a special focus on the contributions of Nick Kuhn. Happy 60th Birthday, Nick!
The Gordon E. Keller Mathematics Majors Dinner will be held on Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at the Courtyard-Marriott located on Main Street.
This Dinner was conceived and organized by a former major advisor, Professor Gordon Keller, as a way of expressing the department’s appreciation for you. It is a great opportunity for all of you to connect with the faculty and other math majors in a relaxed and lighthearted environment.
In addition to a delicious dinner, there will be an awards presentation and a talk by Dr. Douglas Costa who was a former UVa Mathematics Professor. He is now the Director of Quantitative Research at Susquehanna Investment Group, LLP. Dr. Costa will present a talk “Mathematicians in Industry: The Unreasonable Effectiveness of a Mathematical Education.”
Congratulation to: Danielle Jones, Megan Tracy, Anna Yanchenko, Ziyuan Jin and Siyao Chan
As the oldest and most distinguished honor society in the country, Phi Beta Kappa offers membership to less than one percent of all undergraduates. Many of the leading figures in American history and culture have begun their careers with election to the society, including seventeen presidents of the United States. As a result, membership is a remarkable accomplishment, both for the student who achieves it and the faculty and staff whose support and guidance has led to this milestone.
In his entertaining and fast-paced performance, Dr. Benjamin shows how to mentally add and multiply faster than a calculator, improve your memory for numbers and figure that days of the week for any day in history… and more!