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nullSat, 21 Sep 2019UM Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Program student team wins IAQF competition
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Team Submartingale responded to a problem involving credit spreads.Fri, 02 Aug 2019 01:15:00 -0400DeBacker, Koch, and Zeytuncu named Faculty Outreach Fellows
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The outreach funding will support the Math Corps in 2019.Wed, 24 Jul 2019 01:30:00 -0400Sergey Fomin receives Simons Fellowship
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Nationally, 39 mathematicians received this fellowship in 2019.Fri, 28 Jun 2019 02:15:00 -0400Bhargav Bhatt named 2019 Simons Investigator
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He is one of 16 scientists nationwide to be honored with this award.Thu, 20 Jun 2019 00:45:00 -0400Karen Smith elected to National Academy of Sciences
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This is considered one of the highest honors for scientistsTue, 30 Apr 2019 02:45:00 -0400Honored Instructor Award Recipients
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Pictured are many of the Mathematics faculty, lecturers, postdocs, and graduate students who received this recognition from students.Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00:00 -0400Daniel Irvine and Jasmine Powell Named Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors
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Only 20 students are recognized annually by Rackham Graduate SchoolMon, 25 Mar 2019 01:30:00 -0400Alumna Karen Uhlenbeck first woman to win the Abel Prize
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Uhlenbeck received a bachelor's degree in Mathematics from UM in 1964. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 03:30:00 -0400Mark Conger to Receive Golden Apple Award
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He presented the Golden Apple Lecture April 8.Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:51:00 -0400Charlotte Chan to receive ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award
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She received her PhD in 2018 under the direction of Kartik Prasanna.Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:15:00 -0500Deniz Bilman receives Honored Instructor Award
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The award is given by students to recognize instructors who have had an impact on their lives and academic careers.Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500Divakar Viswanath's work featured in a clue on "Jeopardy"
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The clue appeared on the February 7 episode.Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:30:00 -0500Sarah Koch gives invited lecture at the Joint Mathematics Meetings
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Her lecture took place Wednesday, January 16, 11:10-12.Fri, 11 Jan 2019 03:15:00 -0500Barvinok to Give Simons Lectures at MIT
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Alumnus June Huh will also present in 2019Fri, 28 Dec 2018 10:16:00 -0500Undergraduates Amanda Burcroff and Noah McNeal receive Marshall Scholarships
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The scholarships allow recipients to study at any institution in the United Kingdom.Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Alex Wright receives the 2019 Conant Prize from the AMS
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He received the prize at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 01:30:00 -0500Alex Wright Receives Michel Brin Dynamical Systems Prize for Young Mathematicians
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PhD Alum Brandon Seward also received the recognitionWed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400Trachette Jackson Featured in Forbes Article
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The article addresses gender diversity in STEM fields.Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:15:00 -0400Forger's Research on Math and Music Featured in SIAM Article
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He explores Mathematics, Melodies, and the MindWed, 15 Aug 2018 12:53:00 -0400Lagarias Named Distinguished University Professor
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He is one of five to receive the distinction this year.Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400Neriman Tokcan Receives Michigan Precision Health Scholar Award
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She is one of twelve recipients of the grants.Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:15:00 -0400Fintzen Wins Friedrich Hirzebruch Dissertation Prize
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She received her Ph.D. from Harvard under the direction of Benedict H. Gross.Wed, 25 Jul 2018 00:15:00 -0400Forger's Research Investigates Sleep Consolidation
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Research teams from three countries will participate in the projectWed, 09 May 2018 01:15:00 -0400Anna Gilbertâ€™s Project Funded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
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The project will contribute to the development of computational tools, algorithms, visualizations, and benchmark datasets in support of the Human Cell Atlas.Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:45:00 -0400Jeremy Hoskins receives ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award
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Jeremy (left) received his Ph.D. in 2017.Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:15:00 -0400Borcea selected as a SIAM Fellow
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She is one of 28 named fellows for 2018Wed, 04 Apr 2018 03:30:00 -0400Bieri, Lagarias, and Mustata receive Simons Fellowships
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Professors Bieri, Lagarias, and Mustata are three of 40 recipients for 2018.Tue, 03 Apr 2018 03:00:00 -0400Trevor Hyde and Joe Kraisler Receive Rackham Outstanding GSI Award
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Only 20 awards are given annually for the entire UniversityFri, 09 Mar 2018 13:00:00 -0500Jackson and Smith highlighted in AMS Notices article on History of Women in Mathematics
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20% of the tenured and tenure track Mathematics faculty at UM are women.Tue, 06 Mar 2018 09:43:00 -0500Fintzen Awarded Dissertation Prize
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She received the AWM Dissertation Prize at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January.Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:15:00 -0500Special Lecture on Statistics and Modeling
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Steven Miller will present the lecture Wednesday, November 29, 5:30 pm in 1324 EHMon, 27 Nov 2017 06:15:00 -0500Fomin Receives Steele Prize
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The prize recognizes his paper with co-author Zelevinsky entitled "Cluster Algebras 1: Foundations" Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:45:00 -0500Griess Recognized for Outreach Activities
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He will give his Distinguished University Professorship Lecture on Monday, November 13, 4:00pm in the Rackham Amphitheatre.Thu, 26 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Joel Smoller, 1936-2017
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As a memorial, the family has established the Joel Smoller Graduate Fellowship.Wed, 25 Oct 2017 06:45:00 -0400Michigan Reception at the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings
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Join us on January 12, 5:30-7. RSVP to math.mich@umich.eduTue, 24 Oct 2017 06:45:00 -0400Graduate Student Robert Walker recognized at CAARMS Conference
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His poster received the award for Best TheoryWed, 13 Sep 2017 09:03:00 -0400Bieri Co-Authors Article on the Mathematics of Gravitational Waves Published in the Notices of the AMS
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This is the last of the two-part articleWed, 26 Jul 2017 14:52:00 -0400Kriz Elected to the Learned Society of the Czech Republic
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Wed, 17 May 2017 11:09:00 -0400LaRose Named Collegiate Lecturer
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His Lectureship will begin in the 2017-2018 academic yearThu, 06 Apr 2017 10:30:00 -0400Department Hosts High School Math Competition
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Teams from around the state participated in the national tournament.Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Smale and Rajapakse Explore Mathematics and Biology
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New research is highlighted in Michigan TodayMon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Chandler Davis to Speak in Bicentennial Course
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:45:00 -0500Wei Ho Receives Sloan Fellowship
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She is one of 126 scientists recognized with 2017 Sloan FellowshipsWed, 22 Feb 2017 02:45:00 -0500Nadtochiy Receives Career Award
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The NSF awarded the Career Award for the project "Quantitative Approach to Large-population Stochastic Dynamic Games."Wed, 15 Feb 2017 01:00:00 -0500Liliana Borcea Named Kovalevsky Lecturer
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This recognition by SIAM and AMW highlights significant contributions of women to applied or computational mathematics.Mon, 30 Jan 2017 03:00:00 -0500Mathematics Bicentennial Lecture
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Fields Medalist and UM Mathematics Alumnus Stephen Smale will deliver the lecture "Some Perspectives on Mathematics and Applied Mathematics" on February 15, 2017, at 4:10 p.m. in 1324 East Hall.Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:30:00 -0500Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium
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Math Ph.D. Alumna Chelsea Walton will present "Math in the Age of Trump", January 16 at 4:00 p.m. in 1360 East Hall.Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:51:00 -0500Usha Sharma Bhalla Graduate Fellowship
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"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas" - Albert Einstein.Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:33:00 -0400Leonardo Colombo Receives Vincent Caselles Prize
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The Caselles Prize is considered the second most prestigious honor for mathematicians in Spain.Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400Postdoc Greg Muller dubbed "Roller Derby Math Professor"
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Keeping roller derby skaters safe as Dr. Math, the refereeWed, 31 Aug 2016 09:16:00 -0400