Students and faculty enjoyed a break before exams to share food and conversation at the annual math party on April 24, 2017. Those who competed in the MCM/ICM competition received Duke Math shirts and certificates. Officers of DUMU and research students in Data+, DOmath and PRUV were introduced. The Karl Menger prize for excellence in math competitions was awarded to Trung Can, Alex Damian, Tony Qiao, and Cheryl Wang for their top scores on the Putnam Competition and to Vinit Ranjan, Junmo Ryang and Kelly Zhang for their Finalist ranking in the MCM. The Julia Dale prize for excellence in mathematics was awarded to first year students Alex Damian, Zhenhua Liu and Cheryl Wang and to seniors Efe Aras and Alex Pieloch.
Pictures from past parties are at https://sites.duke.edu/dumu/dumu-people/