# News

Shira at the Algebraic CombinatoriXX II workshop at BIRS last summer Shira Viel I received my PhD from North Carolina State University under the direction of Nathan Reading. My thesis work was in algebraic and geometric combinatorics with a focus... read more »

"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 »

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 »

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

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

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

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 »

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 »

Lillian Pierce, the Nicholas J. and Theresa M. Leonardy Associate Professor of Mathematics, is one of six Duke faculty selected as a member into Duke's Bass Society of Fellows this year. Pierce is one of the leading mathematicians working on the... read more »