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About adiaz

Alexander is a fifth-year PhD student in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Notre Dame. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, he completed a bachelor's degree in mathematics at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagez before arriving to Notre Dame. He currently studies Coxeter groups, representations of Hecke algebras and peak sets of classical Coxeter groups.

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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On our path towards a more diverse mathematical community

As informed in an article published by the AMS [1], only 6% of mathematics PhD degrees conferred to U.S. citizens in 2013 were given to Hispanics, African-Americans, American-Indians and Native Hawaiian (more specifically 51 out of 857). Of those 857, … Continue reading

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