News & Announcements Archive

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.

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.

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.