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AMS Notices Spotlight August 2017

It’s hard to believe that a month has passed since the last AMS Notices Spotlight. But somehow, in the blink of an eye, it has and just last week the new AMS Notices came out. This month’s Notices feature some … Continue reading

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New Graduate Student Section in Notices of the AMS

As stated by the AMS “The Notices is the world’s most widely read magazine aimed at professional mathematicians. … [it] is sent to the approximately 30,000 AMS members worldwide, one-third of whom reside outside the United States.” Frank Morgan, new … Continue reading

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The Oscars of Mathematics

  Congratulations to Ian Agol for being awarded the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics, the so-called, “Oscars of Science” and mathematics [1]! Tech entrepreneurs Mark Zuckerberg and Yuri Milner created the Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics in 2014 to, “Reward[s] significant discoveries across … Continue reading

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When is Cheryl’s Birthday?

Birthdays are a fun tradition that you get to celebrate with your friends and family once a year…that is, if you tell them when your birthday is.  In a logic puzzle that has been making the rounds on the Internet, … Continue reading

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Fields Medal 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 Fields Medalists! Every four years, the International Mathematical Union (IMU) awards the Fields Medal to two, three, or four mathematicians under forty, recognizing them for their research and contributions to the discipline. The Fields Medal was … Continue reading

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