Melanie Matchett Wood has been elected to a 3 year term on the American Mathematical Society Council, starting in 2019. The Council formulates and administers the scientific policies of the Society and acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of Trustees. Congratulations, Melanie!
Jiuya Wang (Melanie Wood, Advisor, 2018) has won the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Dissertation Prize. This prize is awarded to three outstanding Ph.D. dissertations presented by female mathematical scientists a year. Jiuya Wang is currently a Postdoc at Duke. Her dissertation title was Malle's conjecture for compositum of number fields. Congratulations Jiuya!