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March 29 and March 31: Kempf Lectures

Joaquim Ortega-Cerdà (Universitat de Barcelona) will give Kempf Lectures on Tuesday March 29 (Title: Sampling polynomials in algebraic varieties) and Thursday March 31 (Title: Equidistributing points in a sphere).

March 23: Monroe H. Martin Lectures

4:00-5:00 pm, March 23, 2016 Krieger 205 Gems of Ramanujan and their lasting impact on Mathematics Joint lecture by Fields Medalist Manjul Bhargava and Guggenheim Fellow Ken Ono. Ramanujan’s work has had a truly transformative effect on modern mathematics, and indeed continues to do so as we understand further lines from his letters and notebooks. In this […]

March 12-13, 2016: Mid-Atlantic Topology Conference

This conference will feature eight one-hour talks, scheduled over the course of two days, given by young researchers whose work suggests potential new directions for algebraic topology, homotopy theory, and related fields.

Major Infatuation: Mathematics

Math majors students tell us why they love their major in the latest issue of Arts and Sciences Magazine.

November 7: Algebra and Number Theory Day (Fall 2015)

The Johns Hopkins-University of Maryland Algebra and Number Theory Day is a day-long meeting held once each semester, featuring speakers on topics in algebra and number theory, broadly construed. Learn more.

Math Major Student Receives 2015 AMS Trjitzinsky Awards

Congratulations to JHU math major student Kiyon Hahm, who has been awarded 2015 AMS Trjitzinsky Awards. It provides one-time awards of $3,000 to assist her pursuit of careers in mathematics.

October 24: 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 Howard University on October 24, 2015.

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 […]

Mona Merling Receives AMS-Simons Travel Grant

Congratulations to J.J. Sylvester Assistant Professor Mona Merling, who has been awarded a 2015 AMS-Simons Travel Grant. Each grant provides an early-career mathematician with $2,000 per year for two years to be used for research-related travel.