Part of the 2015-2016 focus year in analysis sponsored by the Institute of Mathematical Science at the University of Virginia
Presenting the second issue of the Department newsletter: 2015 Virginia Math Bulletin.
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.”