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### Professor Michael Hill named 2021 AMS Fellow

Forty-six mathematical scientists from around the world have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2021, the program’s ninth year. UCLA Professor

### Math Town Hall for Undergraduates – Tuesday, October 20th

TO: Undergraduate students in Mathematics Join Mathematics Department Chair, Professor Mario Bonk, and Undergraduate Vice Chairs, Professors Mike Hill and Don Blasius, at a virtual

### In Memoriam: Donald Babbitt

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague Professor Emeritus Donald Babbitt on October 10, 2020 at the age of

### Andrea Ghez wins 2020 Nobel Prize in physics

Andrea Ghez, UCLA’s Lauren B. Leichtman and Arthur E. Levine Professor of Astrophysics, today was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in physics. Ghez helped pioneer a powerful

### IPAM awarded $25 million renewal from NSF

Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, director of IPAM and a UCLA professor of mathematics. Photo credit: Reed Hutchinson/UCLA — UCLA’s Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, through which mathematicians work

### Professor Bertozzi and her team use mathematical modeling to forecast the spread of COVID-19

Professor Andrea Bertozzi and her co-authors published their latest COVID research findings in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Applicable to both future spikes of COVID-19

### In Memoriam: Olga Radko

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our colleague, Dr. Olga Radko, at the age of 45, on

### UCLA Mathematics supports #ShutDownSTEM initiative in solidarity for racial justice and equity

The UCLA Mathematics Department will join other departments in the Division of Physical Sciences in supporting #ShutDownSTEM and #ShutDownAcademia, an initiative from a multi-identity, intersectional coalition of STEM

### In Memoriam: Thomas M. Liggett

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Emeritus Professor Thomas M. Liggett last Tuesday, May 12, 2020. After receiving his PhD from Stanford University