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Dima Arinkin is named as Vilas Associate


Dima Arinkin has been named as Vilas Associate.  The Vilas Associate program is an internal competition that recognizes new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance.  And Dima is, of course, the perfect example! 

Steven Sam receives Sloan Fellowship


Steven Sam is having an astonishing year! if you remember he just got awarded a CAREER grant, and the Sloan Foundation just announced he will also receive the Sloan fellowship! Warmest congratulations to him, so very well deserved!

A Trio of CAREER Grant Awards!


Congratulations to Betsy Stovall, Steven Sam and Melanie Matchett Wood on all being awarded an NSF Career Grant.  

The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their organization.   

Simple Set Game Proof Stuns Mathematicians


A new series of papers has settled a long-standing question related to the popular game in which players seek patterned sets of three cards.

One of the people at the forefront is our own Jordan Ellenberg.

Take a look at the Quanta Magazine article:  https://www.quantamagazine.org/20160531-set-proof-stuns-mathematicians/

This article was a reprint of a wired.com piece:  https://www.wired.com/2016/06/simple-proof-card-game-set-stuns-mathematicians/

Josh Chover Shows His Artwork at Pyle Center


Chover's new show, "From My Inner Eye," will be on display through Dec. 29, 2016 on the second floor of the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI.

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