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.

# News & Announcements Archive

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Why math? JHU mathematician on teaching, theory, and the value of math in a modern world

See more in HUB (Johns Hopkins Magazine)

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Major Infatuation: Mathematics

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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Katia Consani and Brian Smithling Won Simons Collaboration Grants

Congratulations to Professor Katia Consani and Assistant Professor Brian Smithling, who have been awarded Simons Collaboration Grants.

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Congratulations to the 2015 Math Award Winners

Congratulations to all the winners of the math awards for 2015: Georges Obied, Peter Kalugin, Ryan Lake, Brian Smithling, John Ross, Jesse Gell Redman, Po-Yao Chang, Vitaly Lorman, and Lauren Icken. Click to view the flier for more information.