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Registration for the 2018 Duke Math Meet is now CLOSED. The Duke Math Meet (DMM) is a regional mathematics competition for high school students held at Duke University each year.  The contest is organized by the members of the Duke University... read more »


Girls Angle Bulletin

"Math is not something to be afraid of. Rather, it is something that you should enjoy playing with." Professor Heekyoung Hahn was interviewed in Girls' Angle Bulletin's most recent issue.  The... read more »


Duke Mathematical Journal By the Numbers

The Department of Mathematics, Duke University, and Duke University Press are pleased to announce that Richard Hain has been appointed managing editor for the ... read more »


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Data + Project:  Pirating Texts This summer, undergraduates Gabriel Guedes (Math, Global Cultural Studies), ... read more »


Ingrid Daubechies

The 2018 Fudan-Zhongzhi Science Award has been awarded to Ingrid Daubechies, James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and... read more »


Do you have questions about where to start in math?  Come to the Math Placement Open House on Saturday August 25, 9am-noon in Physics 123, and let us help!  Faculty teaching a range of introductory courses will be there ready to help you figure out... read more »


Electoral district map of NC

On January 9th, a three-judge court declared North Carolina’s congressional map unconstitutionally gerrymandered, stating that the drawing of the state’s electoral districts gave an advantage to the Republican Party.  The US Federal court cited the... read more »


Sayan Mukherjee named IMS Fellow

Sayan Mukherjee was named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) for his significant contributions to mathematical statistics,... read more »


Daubechies William Benter Prize

On June 4th, 2018, Professor Ingrid Daubechies was the first female recipient of the William Benter Prize in Applied Mathematics.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding mathematical contributions that have had a direct and fundamental impact... read more »


Tumor ancestral trees are physically embedded within their tumors

In cancer treatment, metastatic tumors receive equal treatment.  Patients are given the same aggressive therapies when abnormal clusters of cells are discovered early, even if they may be harmless.  In research studies co-led by Duke's Marc Ryser... read more »


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