2016 Graves and PSD Teaching Prizes to be Awarded
The 2016 recipients of the Lawrence and Josephine Graves Prize for excellence in undergraduate teaching and of the Physical Sciences Teaching Prize will be recognized at the start of tea (4:00pm) on Thursday, May 26 in the Tea Room. Please join us to congratulate these outstanding graduate student lecturers.
2016 Cohen Prizes and Lecture
The Paul R. Cohen Prize is awarded annually to the graduating seniors who have achieved the best records in mathematics. This year's Cohen Prize Lecture is titled "25 Years of Breakthroughs That Have Changed Our World", by Norman Winarsky, a venture advisor, lecturer, author and angel investor. Pizza in the Barn (Ryerson 352) at 5:00pm, and the lecture and awards at start at 6:00pm in Eckhart 202.
News and Announcements
Undergraduate winners of the 2016 Cohen Prize Announced (May 26, 2016)
Congratulations to the winners of this year's Cohen Prize for the graduating seniors who have achieved the best records in mathematics: Jackson Hance, Yuzhou "Joey" Zou, Sarah Isabel McConnell, Jiayu (Jason) Liang and Jack Sempliner. We wish you much continued success in your careers.
Graduate students win Graves Prize and PSCD Prize for Teaching (May 26, 2016)
We are happy to announce the 2016 Graves Prize, given by the Mathematics department, for excellent teaching by graduate students to Tori Akin, Weiyan Chen, and Jeffrey Manning. Congratulations, also, to Alan Chang and Casey Rodriguez for receiving the PSCD prize for teaching. This prize is awarded by the division, and we are glad to have two winners from our department this year.
Graduate students win Harper Fellowships (May 26, 2016)
Congratulations to Sean Howe and Zhouli Xu who have received the prestigious Harper Fellowship that recognizes the excellent work they have already done and (morally!) supports the research that will form their thesis.
Sarah Ziesler receives the Quantrell Teaching Award (May 26, 2016)
We are happy to congratulate Sarah Ziesler for being awarded the Quantrell teaching award. This is the most prestigious recognition of teaching awarded by the College to those who teach undergraduates. We have benefited from Sarah's excellent teaching for years, and we are happy that Sarah's excellence in the classroom is now being recognized.