Featured Events

Yuval Peres to give 6th annual Billingsley Lecture in Probability
The 6th annual Patrick Billingsley Lecture in Probability, sponsored jointly by the Mathematics and Statistics departments, will be given by Yuval Peres of Microsoft Research on Thursday, October 5 at 4:30 in Kent 120. The lecture will be “Gravitational Allocation to Uniform Points on the Sphere”. It will be followed by a reception in Jones 112. For more information see the link below.

"No Boundaries" conference in honor of Benson Farb, October 2729
The conference "No Boundaries: Groups in Algebra, Geometry, and Topology" will be a celebration of the mathematical contributions of Benson Farb. Details can be found at the link below.

Craig Evans to give the 2018 Amick Lectures
Craig Evans, Professor of Mathematics at UC Berkeley, will be giving the upcoming Amick Lectures during March 68, 2018.

Hee Oh to give 2018 Namboodiri Lectures
Hee Oh, Abraham Robinson Professor of Mathematics at Yale, will be giving the upcoming Namboodiri Lectures during April 1618, 2018.
News and Announcements

Work of UChicago mathematicians featured in Quanta (Sep 26, 2017)
The work of UChicago's Maryanthe Malliaris (with her collaborator Saharon Shelah) has been featured in a recent article on Quanta, "Mathematicians Measure Infinities and Find They’re Equal".

More work of UChicago mathematicians featured in Quanta! (Sep 26, 2017)
The work of our current and former colleagues Alex Wright, Ronen Mukamel, Alex Eskin (with their collaborator Curt McMullen) has been featured in a recent article on Quanta, "New Shapes Solve Infinite PoolTable Problem".

Professor Wilkinson writes in the New York Times about Marina Ratner and Maryam Mirzakhani (Aug 14, 2017)
The mathematical world in general, and we, in particular, have suffered two great losses this year with the deaths of Marina Ratner and of Maryam Mirzakhani. Amie Wilkinson has shared some of her feelings in a moving and scientifically interesting tribute in the New York Times. The link is below.

Maryanthe Malliaris wins the Hausdorff Medal (Jul 07, 2017)
We are happy to congratulate Maryanthe Malliaris and her collaborator, Saharon Shelah of the Hebrew University, on receiving the Hausdorff medal of the European Set Theory Society for their important work solving the \(\mathfrak{p}=\mathfrak{t}\) problem in the set theory of the continuum.