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Persi Diaconis from Stanford will give Monroe H Martin Lectures

Stanford University’s Persi Diaconis will deliver the Monroe Martin lectures on October 29 and 30. Adding Numbers and Shuffling Cards: “When numbers are added in the usual way, “carries” occur. The carries turn outto be a Markov chain with an “amazing matrix.” This same matrix occurs in the usual method of shuffling cards (“seven shuffles […]

April 18: Baltimore-Washington Metro Area Differential Geometry Seminar

The Baltimore-Washington Metro Area Differential Geometry Seminar is a new joint seminar between the math departments of University of Maryland College Park, Howard University, and Johns Hopkins University. We meet twice a year, alternating between locations, for a day of talks on various topics in geometry. The next meeting will be held at JHU on April 18, 2015.

Math Major Named Rhodes Scholar

Peter Kalugin is Johns Hopkins University’s newest Rhodes Scholar. The senior is one of just 32 men and women who received the good news Saturday evening that they had won one of the most famous academic awards available to American college students. Click to read the full article.