We are pleased to recognize **Peter Johnson** for winning one of this year’s ten All-University Graduate Teaching Awards. We appreciate all of your hard work, congratulations!

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Morse named a 2021 Simons Fellow in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. The Simons Fellows program extends academic leaves from one term to a full year, enabling recipients to focus solely on research for the long periods often necessary for significant advances.

Ken Ono, Thomas Jefferson Professor of Mathematics, has won the 2020 UVA Distinguished Spotlight Researcher Award. Congratulations!

Congratulations to Commonwealth Professor of Mathematics and History Karen Parshall who was elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, “for outstanding contributions to the history of mathematics, combined with extraordinary service to the mathematical and historical sciences.”

Ken Ono, Thomas Jefferson Professor of Mathematics, has been named the 15th most influential mathematician by Academic Influence. Read more at UVA Research Development.

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Morse for being elected to the 2021 Class of Fellows of the AMS, “for contributions to algebraic combinatorics and representation theory and service to the mathematical community”.

We are pleased to announce that Professor Ken Ono was awarded Honorary Professorship at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.

Congratulations to Ross Akhmechet who was awarded a Jefferson dissertation year fellowship for next year!

**The Mathematics Department is pleased to announce the following prize winners for the 2019-2020 year:**

**E.J. McShane Prize:**- Sebastian Haney
- Trent Lucas

**Edwin E. Floyd Prize:**- Nathan Li
- Zach Baugher

We are happy to announce that Sarasij Maitra, a graduate student at Department of Mathematics, is one of this year’s winners for the All-University Graduate Teaching Award. This award honors students from all disciplines who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in undergraduate instruction, and include a $500 prize.

We are happy to announce that Sara Maloni and Paul Bourdon are receiving University of Virginia All-University Teaching Awards. They are among this year’s group of ten recipients. See the announcement.

Jiayi Wang received an “Outstanding Poster” award at the MAA Undergraduate Poster Session at the JMM 2020 in Denver, Colorado, for the work “Balance between the coherence of the vorticity direction and the vorticity magnitude in the fractional Navier-Stokes equations” (advisor Z. Grujic). A companion paper is at the arXiv

Ken Ono was elected Chair of the Mathematics Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.