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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

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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

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Constructive Functions 2014 Conference, May 26-30

An international conference entitled Constructive Functions 2014 will be held at Vanderbilt May 26-30, 2014. The focus of the conference is on all aspects of constructive function theory, from asymptotics to zero distribution, and on minimum energy problems on manifolds. The conference is being held in honor of the 70th birthday of Professor Ed Saff. » Read More

Upcoming Events
December 1, 2014 (Monday), 3:10 pm

The dancing bear – what is a combinatorist doing in a law school?

Paul Edelman, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1432

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December 2, 2014 (Tuesday), 4:10 pm

Special Colloquium

Location: Stevenson 5211

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December 3, 2014 (Wednesday), 4:10 pm

Geometrically maximal knots

Jessica Purcell, Brigham Young University
Location: Stevenson 1310

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December 4, 2014 (Thursday), 4:10 pm

Talk Title TBA

Morwen Thistlethwaite, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location: Stevenson 5211

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