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Math News and Events


  • Daniel Erman wins Romnes Fellowship

    Daniel Erman has won a Romnes Fellowship! The Romnes is viewed as one of the more significant awards here at UW-Madison.  The H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship awards are made possible by the impressive research …

  • Math graduate student John Cobb and artist Abra Schlub win Delta Beer Lab design contest

    Catalysts for Science Policy collaborated with local Madison brewery, Delta Beer Lab, to feature art inspired by active research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on their 2021 spring New England IPA label. Math graduate student …

  • Ellenberg weighs in on billionaires

    In a recent episode of the Marketplace podcast, a question came up about billionaires.  Among several experts, Jordan Ellenberg took a stab at it, suggesting a comparison instead.  “How much wealth has that person amassed …

  • Walter Rudin Centenary

    May 2, 2021 marks what would have been Walter Rudin’s 100th birthday. Walter Rudin was one of the preeminent mathematicians of his generation. He worked in a number of different areas of mathematical analysis, and …

  • Math major among recipients of Goldwater Scholarship

    Gage Siebert, of Fremont, Wisconsin, was among three UW-Madison students named as Goldwater Scholars. He is majoring in physics and mathematics.  As a freshman, he studied the origins of life in Professor David Baum’s lab …

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