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Joseph L. Birman 1927-2016

The Mathematics department offers our condolences to professor emerita Joan Birman, on the loss of her husband of 66 years, Joseph Birman, who passed away on October 1. Joseph Birman was a Distinguished Professor of theoretical physics at the City College of New York, and known for his work on human rights (the Committee of […]

Inaugural Fall 2016 Eilenberg Lecture: Thursday, September 8th

The Eilenberg Lecture Series will continue Thursdays at 1:10pm in room 520 Math.

Welcome Incoming Class of 2016

Welcome to the 2016 cohort of graduate students! …(more)

Prof. Emerita Joan Birman elected as Honorary Member of the London Mathematical Society

Please congratulate Prof. Joan Birman, who was recently elected as an Honorary Member of the London Mathematical Society! (more)

Wei Zhang awarded the 2016 ICCM Morningside Gold Medal

Congratulations to Professor Wei Zhang, who won the Morningside Gold Medal of Mathematics at the 7th International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM)…

Professor Dusa McDuff awarded two Honorary Degrees

Congratulations to Professor Dusa McDuff, who has been selected….(more)

Andrei Okounkov elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Please congratulate Prof. Andrei Okounkov, who was recently elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences! …(more)

Spring 2016 Ritt Lectures, by Prof. Umberto Zannier

The spring 2016 Ritt Lectures, by Prof. Umberto Zannier……(more)

Spring 2016 Ellis R. Kolchin Memorial Lecture

The spring 2016 iteration of the Ellis R. Kolchin Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Prof. RaphaĆ«l Rouquier…..(more)

Columbia-Princeton Probability Day 2016

On Friday, April 8, 2016, the annual Columbia-Princeton Probability Day conference….(more)