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## Math News and Events

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### News

#### Former Prof Alejandro Adem to be next Chief Editor of the Bulletin of the AMS

Alejandro Adem, a professor of mathematics at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada, and former professor at the UW-Madison Math Department, has been named the next Chief Editor of Bulletin of the American …

January 6, 2022#### Justin Sukiennik awarded 2021 Forward in Access Award

Justin Sukiennik, Associate Faculty Associate, has been named a recipient of one of the 2021 Forward in Access Awards. Justin, who serves as our Co-Director of the Precalculus Program, was honored for creating an inclusive …

December 9, 2021#### Leslie Smith named as a 2022 American Mathematics Society Fellow

Congratulations to Leslie Smith, the newest member of our department to be named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2021. She was named for contributions to applied mathematics and particularly fluid mechanics. The …

November 1, 2021#### In Memoriam: Fred Brauer

Fred Brauer, professor emeritus, died on 10-17-2021 in Vancouver, BC. Fred obtained his PhD in 1956 at MIT and was a member of our department 1960-1996. He served as department chair 1979-1982. Mathematics Genealogy lists …

October 18, 2021#### Jordan Ellenberg’s Op-Ed in the Washington Post

Jordan Ellenberg wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post which was published on 8/31/2021; “Coronavirus vaccines work. But this statistical illusion makes people think they don’t.” In Israel for a time, more vaccinated people were …

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