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Jobs/School/Summer

Ranking by JobsRated.com put mathematician first, actuary second, statistician third (see article below), and biologist fourth. Read more. 2010 Wall Street Journal put actuary first, mathematician sixth, statistician eighth. Watch the Williams Career Center. AfterCollege.com has a monthly listing of job opportunities for Williams math majors. Every student considering math graduate school should apply for an NSF Graduate Fellowship.

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Undergraduate conference at Smith College

On Sunday, September 26, there will be a mathematics conference for undergraduates, for students to give a talk, listen to talks, and meet mathematicians from the region.   The conferencecelebrates the achievements of women, but it is open to all and talks are welcome from all students. There is no registration fee and lunch and snacks are provided.

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Victor Hill harpsichord concert

Our own Professor of Mathematics Emeritus Victor Hill will be performing a harpsichord concert at: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Sunday, 3 October 2010 3:00 p.m. Free Admission

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New Visiting Position in Mathematics

The Williams College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a newly authorized visiting position in mathematics for the 2012-2013 year, at the rank of assistant professor.  A second visiting position may be available.  Preference will be given to candidates who will have a Ph.D. in mathematics by September 2012. Applicants are encouraged to apply electronically

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Perelman turns down million-dollar prize

For proving the Poincaré Conjecture, Russian mathematician Grigori Perelman was offered a million-dollar prize by the Clay Mathematics Institute. He has turned it down.

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Burger TV Interview

Professor Edward Burger TV interview.

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Fall Courses

Fall 2010 courses, including electives in Statistics (STAT 201, 231, 346), Set Theory (MATH 365), Chaos and Fractals (MATH 306), Theory of Computation (MATH 361), Complex Analysis (MATH 302), a tutorial in Analysis and Number Theory (MATH 308/406), and other senior seminars in Linear Algebraic Groups (MATH 418) and Math Modeling (MATH 433). Also Prof. Miller is

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New Williams President Adam Falk

Adam F. Falk, Hopkins physicist and dean, named 17th President of Williams Falk won honorable mention on the 1985 Putnam Exam, the same year Martin Hildebrand ’86 scored in the (unranked) top five. (See Amer. Math. Monthly 93 (1986), 620-626.) He taught Alex Diesl SMALL ’99 physics for four semesters at Johns Hopkins. ANNOUNCEMENT NEWS RELEASE PRESS

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TA Applications due Friday, October 30

Math/Stats Spring Teaching Assistant applications are due by Friday, October 30, 2015.  See Marissa, Bronfman 200 for an application or email her at [email protected]

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