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Rekha Thomas
July 1, 2019
The Robert B. Warfield, Jr., term faculty fellowship was established in 2014 to provide funds to members of the faculty to support their research. Steffen Rohde held the fellowship from 2014 to 2017; Rekha Thomas is the current holder. In contrast to an endowed faculty fellowship, which is funded permanently through the income of an endowment, a term fellowship is funded for a fixed number of years by the direct gift of the required funds. For its first five years, the Warfield fellowship has... Read more
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June 12, 2019
Tatiana Toro, profess of mathematics, on her most important contribution–when her mentees achieve their goals... Read more
Tatiana Toro – Distinguished Graduate Mentor 2019
April 25, 2019
Tatiana Toro has won the 2019 UW Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award.  The Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award recognizes a faculty member who excels at the intense, one-on-one teaching that is the hallmark of graduate study. First awarded in 1999, the award was renamed in memory of... Read more
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April 17, 2019
Graduate student Kellie MacPhee was recognized for her exemplary contributions to the community both on- and off-campus. The Husky 100 celebrates students who make connections between experiences and classroom learning. Husky 100 students are engaged in their communities, work at becoming effective leaders, and attempt to solve difficult and ambiguous challenges. To learn more about this recognition, visit... Read more
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April 5, 2019
Simons Foundation awards provide mathematicians and theoretical physicists funding to extend academic leaves to focus on research to support significant advances in their disciplines. Featured on simonsfoundation.org 
Photo of Tatiana Toro
March 18, 2019
Professor Tatiana Toro and departmental alum Matthew Kahle have been named 2019 Simons Fellows in Mathematics.
Shirshendu Ganguly
February 28, 2019
Former UW grad student Shirshendu Ganguly received an early-career research fellowship this month from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Shirshendu received his PhD from UW in 2016, with Ioana Dumitiriu and Christopher Hoffman serving as his advisors. Following two years as a Miller Fellow at UC Berkeley, Shirshendu became an assistant professor in the UC Berkeley statistics department in 2018. His research interests include probability, statistical mechanics, and theoretical computer science.... Read more
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February 25, 2019
For the third year in a row, UW students performed well in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, in which 4623 undergraduates from 568 institutions across North America spent the first Saturday of December working on 12 difficult problems. The three-member UW team placed 15th in the country in the 2018 competition, and Dalai Chadraa—ranking in the top 50 among all participants—received Honorable Mention. The top 160 included Thomas Browning and Bodrol Olonbaatar. They and other UW... Read more
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February 15, 2019
The Dip, a band made up of College of Arts & Sciences alumni, releases their second album. Featured on The Seattle Times 
Moumanti Podder
February 6, 2019
The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences interviewed Moumanti Podder for online publication Medium.

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