News and events at Department of Mathematics

Thesis defense: Jim Phillips

Event date: 2019/04/23

Jim Phillips will defend the Ph.D. thesis on Tuesday, April 23. The title is

Reduction and deformation of one-point Galois covers”.

  • Date: Tuesday, April 23
  • Time: 1:00 pm
  • Place: Multi-purpose room at the Rotunda

Everyone is invited to attend.

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Final Exercises ceremony

2019 Mathematics Final Exercises Ceremony

Event date: 2019/05/18

Final Exercises ceremony for the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences will be on Saturday, May 18, 2019. All other schools will participate on Sunday, May 19, 2019. The Lawn ceremony will start promptly at 10 a.m., with school and department ceremonies taking place in the afternoon on both days.

The ceremony times and locations for Mathematics are listed below. These times and locations may be different from past years.

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Thesis defense: Matt Gagne

Event date: 2019/04/24

Matt Gagne will defend the Ph.D. thesis on Wednesday, April 24. The title is

The family index of the odd signature operator with coeffcients in a flat bundle”.

Poster (PDF)

  • Date: Wednesday, April 24
  • Time: 1:00 pm
  • Place: Gilmer 166

Everyone is invited to attend.

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GTA Teaching awards

2019/04/20

We are pleased to recognize Mark Lewers and Mark Schrecengost for winning the 2019 Mathematics Department Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant award, and Jim Phillips for receiving one of ten All-University Graduate Teaching Awards.

Congratulations to Mark, Mark, and Jim; we appreciate all of your hard work!

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Thesis defense: Gabriel Islambouli

Event date: 2019/04/18

Gabriel Islambouli will defend the Ph.D. thesis on Thursday, April 18. The title is

Parallels Between Heegaard Splittings and Trisections of 4-manifolds”.

  • Date: Thursday, April 18
  • Time: 2:00 pm
  • Place: Dell Building 2, Room 100

Everyone is invited to attend.

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Thesis defense: Chris Leonard

Event date: 2019/04/17

Chris Leonard will defend the Ph.D. thesis on Wednesday, April 17. The title is

Categorification of Tensor Products of Representations for Current Algebras and Quantum Groups”.

  • Date: Wednesday, April 17
  • Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm
  • Place: New Cabell 504

Everyone is invited to attend.

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Undergraduate thesis defense: Ben Keigwin

Event date: 2019/04/22

Ben Keigwin will defend the undergraduate thesis on Monday, April 22. The title is

Elliptic Curves over Arithmetic Fields”.

  • Date: Monday, April 22
  • Time: 4:45pm
  • Place: KER 317

Everyone is invited to attend.

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Thesis defense: Brian Thomas

Event date: 2019/04/15

Brian Thomas will defend the Ph.D. thesis on Monday, April 15. The title is

“Dyer-Lashof operations as extensions and an application to H_*(BU)”.

  • Date: Monday, April 15
  • Time: 1:30pm
  • Place: Maury 115

Everyone is invited to attend.

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