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One fractal quantifies another, mathematicians find
Lionel Levine and Charles Smart’s work on abelian sandpile models has been profiled in a Cornell Chronicle article.
Strogatz awarded Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing About Science
Congratulations to Steven Strogatz who has been awarded the 2015 Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing About Science which recognizes "scientists as poets".
The real reason why the US is falling behind in math
Tara Holm has an opinion piece in The Boston Globe titled “The real reason why the US is falling behind in math”.
Charles Smart profiled in The Cornell Daily Sun
Prof. Charles Smart and his work with partial differential equations has been profiled in The Cornell Daily Sun.
The Department honors the life of Eugene Borisovich Dynkin
Professor Eugene Borisovich Dynkin passed away on Friday, November 14th at Cayuga Medical Center at the age of 90.
Professor Stillman named 2015 AMS Fellow
Professor Michael Stillman has been named a 2015 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).
“Teaching Math to People Who Think They Hate It”
The Atlantic has written an article profiling Steve Strogatz and MATH 1300 - Mathematical Explorations.
Sharing taxi rides in New York City could reduce the number of trips by 40%
Steve Strogatz is a coauthor of a paper studying the benefits of taxi sharing that was recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.
Karen Vogtmann receives the Humboldt Research Award
Vogtmann was cited as an internationally renowned leader in geometric group theory who has made important contributions to our understanding of the automorphism groups of free groups.
The National Museum of Mathematics to honor Steve Strogatz
MoMath will celebrate Steve Strogatz at the museum’s annual gala on October 14th.