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Department Events

Directed Reading Program Presentations

The Directed Reading Program final event will be held on Friday, May 5, starting at 5 pm in room 317 Goldsmith. It will feature presentations by the six undergraduate students who have been doing independent study projects on advanced topics in mathematics, supervised by graduate students in the department. Pizza and refreshments provided!

Reception in honor of Ruth Charney's appointment to the Berenson Chair in Mathematics

There will be a reception in the Mathematics Department, in honor of Ruth Charney's appointment to the Berenson Chair in Mathematics. Please join us to celebrate in the lounge on the ground floor from 1-2 pm, Monday May 1.

Eisenbud Lecture Series 2016

The Eisenbud Lectures in Mathematics and Physics are the result of a generous donation by Leonard and Ruth-Jean Eisenbud, intended for a yearly set of lectures by an eminent physicist or mathematician working close to the interface of the two subjects. The award recipient for 2016 was Nigel Hitchin, University of Oxford.

Previous Eisenbud Lecture Series, 2007-2015

Summer Prep Camp 2016

Run by the Graduate Student Representatives, the Summer Math Prep Camp helps incoming graduate students with the transition to graduate school. Advanced graduate students teach refresher courses in analysis, algebra, and topology. The 2016 Prep Camp was held August 15-19 and 24. See the calendar for the schedule of events.

Summer Prep Camp 2015

Run by the Graduate Student Representatives, the Summer Math Prep Camp helps incoming graduate students with the transition to graduate school. Advanced graduate students teach refresher courses in analysis, algebra, and topology, while faculty members give introductory research talks. The inaugural Prep Camp was held August 17-26, 2015. See the calendar for the schedule of events.

Conference to honor Ira Gessel on the occasion of his retirement

This was a one-day conference, held on May 8, 2015, with an evening reception. For details please see the conference website and the BrandeisNOW article.

Ira Gessel

FRG Workshop: Recent Progress in String Theory and Mirror Symmetry, March 6-8, 2015

Conference sponsored by NSF-FRG Collaborative Research: Generalized Geometry, String Theory and Deformations.

Conference website

FRG Workshop