Associate Professor Botong Wang was awarded a fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) for the 2024-2025 academic year. This prestigious membership allows for focused research and the free and open exchange of ideas …

## Jordan Ellenberg gives 2024 Arnold Ross Lecture

On July 18 at the Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS) math camp, Jordan Ellenberg gave the 2024 Arnold Ross lecture. The audience was talented teens and their undergraduate counselors. The Arnold Ross lecture …

## Dima Arinkin featured as 1 of 11 involved in settling the Geometric Langlands conjecture

Quanta recently featured an article on the settlement of the Langlands conjecture, and our own Dima Arinkin was one of the people involved in the proof. This problem, first presented by Robert Langlands, a professor …

## Mikhail Feldman named next Steenbock Professor in Mathematical Sciences

Mikhail Feldman named next Steenbock Professor in Mathematical Sciences, taking over for Jin-Yi Cai.

## In Memoriam: Nigel Boston

It is with great sadness that we post that Nigel Boston has died. He worked for the Math Department from 2002 to 2019. A Kudosboard on the occasion of his retirement in 2019 is filled …

## Alumnus Mark Wilson is next editor of Notices of the AMS

Mark Wilson (Ph.D., 1995, Passman) is the next editor-in-chief of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. He starts a 3 year term on January 1, 2025. Link: https://www.ams.org/news?news_id=7191 In addition, he has a new …

## Benedek Valko named Vilas Associate

Benedek Valko has been named a Vilas Associate. The Vilas Associates Competition recognizes new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance. Recipients are chosen competitively by the divisional Research Committees on the basis …

## New MSRI Conference announced inspired by work of Georgia Benkart

Established researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students in all related fields and industry are invited to the special workshop “Advances in Lie Theory, Representation Theory, and Combinatorics” at SLMath (MSRI) in Berkeley, California and online. …

## Sébastien Roch wins Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor Award

Sébastien has won a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorship, awarded by the Provost’s office. Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships (VDAP) recognize UW–Madison faculty members whose distinguished scholarship has advanced the confines of knowledge, and whose excellence also …

## John Cobb awarded NSF Postdoc

John Cobb, who is advised by Michael Kemeny and Daniel Erman, has been awarded an NSF postdoc! Congratulations! https://johndcobb.github.io/