News and events at Department of Mathematics

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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Undergraduate thesis defense: Yichen Ma

Event date: 2019/04/19

Yichen Ma will defend the undergraduate thesis on Friday, April 19. The title is

Sofic approximations of groups”.

  • Date: Friday, April 19
  • Time: 11:00am
  • Place: Ruffner 177

Everyone is invited to attend.

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MMATHs 2019

Event date: 2019/04/13

The students of the Undergraduate Math Club at the University of Virginia are organizing MMATHS (Math Majors of America Tournament for High Schools), a competition for high school students from Virginia.

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Academical village

2019 Undergraduate Award Winners


The Mathematics Department is pleased to announce the following prize winners for the 2018-2019 year:

  • E.J. McShane Prize:
    • Benjamin Keigwin
  • Edwin E. Floyd Prize:
    • Trent Lucas
  • Putnam Prize:
    • Emmett Dorlester

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Thesis defense: Mariano Echeverria

Event date: 2019/03/29

Mariano Echeverria’s thesis defense will be held on Friday, March 29.
The title of the thesis is

Naturality of the contact invariant in monopole Floer homology under strong symplectic cobordisms

  • Date: Friday, March 29
  • Time: 09:00am
  • Place: Monroe 110

Everyone is invited to attend.

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Grounds in the Spring

2019 Gordon E. Keller Mathematics Majors Dinner

Event date: 2019/04/04

The Gordon E. Keller Mathematics Majors Dinner will be held on Thursday, April 4th, 2016 at the Courtyard-Marriott located on Main Street.

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Van Vu

Van Vu - Virginia Mathematics Lectures - April 15-16, 2019

Event start date: 2019/04/15
Van Vu (Yale University)

The (random) matrix

  • Lecture 1 - “Random matrices: Global distributions”. April 15, 5-6 pm, Monroe 124
  • Lecture 2 - “Random matrices: Local distributions”. April 15, 6-7 pm, Monroe 124
  • Lecture 3 - “Random matrices in Data Science”. April 16, 5-6 pm, Nau 101

This series of talks is devoted to modern aspects of random matrix theory.

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Sofia Kovalevskaya

Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day

Event date: 2019/03/02

The UVa Mathematics Department and the local chapter of the AWM – Association for Women in Mathematics – are excited to announce the Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day for middle school (6th - 8th grade) students to be held on UVa Grounds, Saturday March 2, 2019 – 9:30am to 5pm. This event is open to all students regardless of gender.

For a more detailed schedule, and to register (by February 25th) please follow this link.

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