News & Announcements Archive

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.

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.