News

January 1, 2011
The Barge Prize  in mathematics will be awarded to freshmen and sophomores on the basis of a competitive exam.
November 15, 2010
This year's Robinson Lecture was given by Michael Rabin of Harvard University.  Rabin is known for his foundational work in theoretical computer science, including automata theory, randomized algorithms and cryptography.
October 20, 2010
We are saddened by the death of our colleague, Benoit Mandelbrot, on Thursday Oct. 14 2010. An appreciation by Michael Frame is found on the following page.
October 18, 2010
On October 18, 2010, Gregory Margulis received a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Ecole Normale Superieure.
February 21, 2009
Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro, an extraordinary scientist from the Soviet Union, died on February 21, 2009 in Tel Aviv Israel after a long debilitating illness.
April 28, 2008
On April 28, 2008 the National Academy of Sciences announced the election of new members and foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continued achievement in original research.