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Horace Williams, emeritus professor of mathematics, dies

Jan. 7, 2019—Horace Edward Williams, an emeritus professor of mathematics who taught mathematics and statistics at Vanderbilt for four decades, died Dec. 31.

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Vaughan Jones named honorary fellow of Learned Society of Wales

Apr. 26, 2018—Vaughan Jones, Stevenson Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, has been named an honorary fellow of the Learned Society of Wales, the first national academy of science and letters in that country.

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Schumaker named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2018

Apr. 26, 2018—Stevenson Professor of Mathematics Larry Schumaker has been named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2018.

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VU Limited Submission Opportunity: 2017 Simons Investigators – MMLS

Jul. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt may nominate up to two faculty members for the Simons Foundation Investigator Program in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS).

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VU limited submission opportunity: 2017 Simons Investigators – Math+X

Jul. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt may nominate one faculty member for the Simons Foundation Investigator Program in Math+X.

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Osin to speak at prestigious International Congress of Mathematicians

Jun. 28, 2017—Vanderbilt Professor of Mathematics Denis Osin has been invited to speak at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2018. Held once every four years, the ICM brings together mathematicians from all over the world to discuss the latest developments in every area of mathematics.

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Ian Agol to deliver mathematics department’s Shanks Lecture May 17

May. 5, 2017—UC-Berkeley mathematician Ian Agol, who received the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics, will deliver this year's Shanks Lecture.

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