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October 17, 2018

AWM Student Chapter Distinguished Lecture Series

Melody Chan, Professor of Mathematics, Brown University will visit campus on October 25th to deliver the fall term AWM Distinguished Lectures.

Professor Chan will give an undergraduate talk on Thursday, October 25th, at 10 a.m. in Deady 307. The title of this talk is “What is a Moduli Space.”

Professor Chan will give a Colloquium Talk on Thursday, October 25th, at 4 p.m. in Fenton 110. The title of her colloquium talk is “Tropical Curves, Graph Homology, and Cohomology of Mg.”

October 5, 2018

Marie Vitulli – 2019 class of AWM Fellows

Congratulations to Marie Vitulli for being selected to be part of the 2019 class of AWM Fellows

Marie A. Vitulli, University of Oregon, was selected as a 2019 AWM Fellow for her exceptional efforts to promote women in mathematics through her active participation in AWM, on Facebook, in Wikipedia, and in writing AMS Notices articles; for her contributions to commutative algebra and algebraic geometry.

June 12, 2018

Commencement Ceremony

The Mathematics Commencement Ceremony will be held on Monday, June 18 at 4:00PM in Straub Auditorium 156.

June 4, 2018

AWM Student Chapter Award

The University of Oregon Student Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics has been chosen to receive the 2018 Chapter Award for Scientific Excellence. The purpose of this award is to reward a student chapter for organizing and hosting a scientific program of excellent quality in the form of a local conference or speaker series, or for its collaborative work with nearby industry or government organizations by highlighting women in mathematics or by demonstrating the power and fascination of mathematics. Our chapter was recognized primarily for its Distinguished Lecture Series. Congratulations to all members of our AWM Student Chapter.

April 4, 2018

Marion Walter

Join us in celebrating the work of our faculty member, Marion Walter.

Celebrating Marion Walter and Other Unsung Female Mathematicians

November 4, 2017

AWM Student Chapter Distinguished Lecture Series

Bianca Viray, Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Washingtion, Seattle, will visit campus on Thursday, November 9, 2017 to deliver the fall 2017 AWM Distinguished Lecture.

Professor Viray will be available for a Question and Answer session for undergraduate and graduate students at 2:00 pm in Deady 210.

Professor Viray will give a colloquium talk on Thursday, November 9 at 4:00 pm in Fenton 110. The title of her talk is Towards a higher dimensional analog of uniform boundedness of torsion on elliptic curves.

June 7, 2017

Department of Mathematics Commencement Ceremony

The Department of Mathematics will hold its 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Monday, June 19th at 4:00pm in Straub Hall, room 156.

May 24, 2017

PhD Candidate Cathy Hsu Wins Two Fellowships

The Department congratulates PhD candidate Cathy Hsu on winning both the UO Doctoral Research Fellowship Award and the American Association of University Women’s American Dissertation Fellowship this year.

May 16, 2017

Hayden Harker – UO Outstanding Faculty Advisor

The Department congratulates Hayden Harker for winning the 2017 University of Oregon Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award.

There is a brunch reception Thursday, June 1 to celebrate the recipients.  RSVP is required.  See the post at AroundtheO


May 15, 2017

Moursund Lectures – May 16-18

Mikhail Khovanov of Columbia University will visit the UO Department of Mathematics to give the Moursund Lectures, May 16-18.

  • Tuesday, May 16, 4:00pm, 123 Pacific Hall The Jones polynomial of links and tangles and its categorification.  
  • Wednesday, May 17, 4:00pm, NEW LOCATION: 100 Willamette Hall Categorification of the Kuperberg bracket
  • Thursday, May 18, 4:00pm, NEW LOCATION: 125 McKenzie Hall How to categorify the ring of integers localized at two
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