Department News

New Issue of Spectrum Newsletter Now Available

The spring 2015 edition of Spectrum, the departmentʼs biennial newsletter, has just been published. Highlights include a research profile of Distinguished Professor Ralph McKenzie, Professor Neamtu’s latest work in approximation theory, and photos of the departmentʼs major renovation. For more news about our faculty and student activities, you can view a PDF of Spectrum here.

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Alexander Olshanskii Named a Fellow of the AMS

Centennial Professor Alexander Olshanskii has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). The society recognized Olshanskii for his contributions to combinatorial and geometric group theory. The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. Among the goals of » Read More


Vaughan Jones Elected Vice President of the IMU

Stevenson Distinguished Professor Vaughan Jones has been elected a Vice President of the Executive Committee of the International Mathematical Union (IMU). He will serve a four-year term beginning in January 2015. The IMU is an international non-governmental and non-profit scientific organization with the purpose of promoting international cooperation in mathematics. One of its key functions » Read More

Upcoming Events
March 9, 2015 (Monday), 3:10 pm

Containers for Hypergraphs

Kelly O’Connell, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1307

March 10, 2015 (Tuesday), 6:00 pm

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Zach Gaslowitz, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1206

March 13, 2015 (Friday), 4:10 pm

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Thomas Sinclair, Indiana University
Location: Stevenson 1432

March 17, 2015 (Tuesday), 6:00 pm

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Min Gao, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1206