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An equation for success
Published Aug 13, 2020
Backed by a $2.36M NSF grant, Hopkins experts are working with Baltimore City Public Schools on a program aimed at enhancing high school students' mastery of and confidence in algebra
Frontier Award
Mathematician receives President's Frontier Award
Published Jan 16, 2020
The $250,000 award, presented Thursday to Emily Riehl, supports Hopkins figures who are breaking new ground and poised to become leaders in their field
Lincoln the Euclid enthusiast and other great tales of math
Published Nov 13, 2019
In 'Republic of Numbers,' author and alum David Lindsay Roberts weaves eclectic and entertaining stories about math and mathematicians across two centuries of U.S. history
Proof of life
Published Nov 7, 2019
Hopkins mathematician Joel Spruck and a former student recently succeeded in proving a long-standing conjecture about the area of negatively curved spaces, such as flower petals or coral reefs, a yearslong endeavor full of unexpected hurdles and sleepless nights
In memoriam
Mathematician Steven Zucker dies at 70
Published Sept 19, 2019
Longtime Hopkins professor known for his work in algebraic geometry remembered for his warmth, generosity, and influential mathematical conjecture
Students ace final exam scheduling test
Published Dec 19, 2017
Group uses existing algorithm to optimize exam schedule based on registrar's requirements
Faculty honors
Two Hopkins mathematicians named Simons Fellows
Published March 24, 2017
Nitu Kitchloo, Chikako Mese were recognized for scholarly achievement, potential impact of the work conducted during their fellowship
Numbers and notes
Published July 25, 2016 Video
JHU summer course teaches the beauty of math through music
Numbers game
Published June 15, 2016 Video
Researchers find that a simple numbers game seems to make kids better at math
Math and music
Tunes for summer
Published April 25, 2016
JHU mathematician Daniel Naiman unveils 'Mathematics of Music' summer course