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June 1, 2021
Tatiana Toro, Craig McKibben & Sarah Merner Professor in Mathematics, will be the next director of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute.Featured on College of Arts and Sciences 
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April 29, 2021
Randall LeVeque, professor emeritus of applied mathematics, and Julie Theriot, professor of biology, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.Featured on UW News 
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February 28, 2021
Elese Washines, who studied mathematics at the UW, is the current program manager for the Yakima Nation Higher Education Program and featured as one of the Yakima Herald's 39 under 39.Featured on The Yakima Herald 
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February 10, 2021
Seven UW scientists were included on Cell Mentor's list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists, including postdoctoral chemistry fellow Tam’ra-Kay Francis and Assistant Professor of mathematics Bobby Wilson.Featured on UW News 
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September 1, 2020
The UW has been given $12.5M in federal funding to lead a cohort of institutions tackling foundational challenges in the field of data science.Featured on GeekWire 
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September 1, 2020
The UW has received $12.5M of federal funding to lead a group of institutions tackling data science challenges.Featured on UW News 
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August 22, 2020
Max Lieblich, professor of mathematics, is quoted in this article about the "Rolls Royce of chalk."Featured on CNN 
Sean T. Griffin
July 27, 2020
Sean T. Griffin received the "Best Student Presentation Award" at the 2020 Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics Conference (FPSAC) for... Read more
Gloria C. Hewitt
July 10, 2020
Gloria Conyers Hewitt received her MS (1960) and PhD (1962) from the University of Washington, becoming one of the first African-American women nationally to receive a doctorate in mathematics. Her thesis, "Direct and Inverse Limits of Abstract Algebras," was written under the direction of Richard Pierce. Dr. Hewitt became an Assistant Professor in the University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences in Fall 1961 and served as Chair of the Department from 1995 to 1999. During her UM... Read more
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June 1, 2020
Craig Heyamoto (BA, Mathematics, 1975) discusses his role with UW athletics and how compiling stats has changed.Featured on UW Magazine