*07/17/2018
-* The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce that Ken Fine and Rebecca Canary have established an endowment to support semester-long visits of distinguished mathematicians to our department. These mathematicians will be known as the Waldemar J. Trjitzinsky Visiting Professor in Mathematics in honor of Professor Trjitzinsky, who was Ken's Ph.D. thesis advisor.

# News

*06/22/2018 -*The University of Illinois Student Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) has received the 2018 AWM Student Chapter Award for Community Outreach, awarded by the Association for Women in Mathematics in recognition of their outstanding engagement with the local community.*04/23/2018 -*The Department of Mathematics Alumni Awards recognize exceptional alumni and we are pleased to announce the 2018 recipients.*03/22/2018 -*IGL students Cora McVey, Anna Chlopecki, Tejo Nutalapati, Alan Zhou give a great talk about "The Four Color Theorem - Solving a 124 Year Old Problem" in the Champaign County History Museum Monthly Speaker Series.*03/22/2018 -*Richard Sowers, professor of mathematics and industrial and enterprise systems engineering, along with a team of students have developed an algorithm which will help streamline the workforce of hig*12/12/2017 -*The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce the new annual Mathematics Alumni Awards to recognize our exceptional alumni. The application process is simple and open to all.*12/07/2017 -*To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the proof of the Four Color Theorem, and as a part of the 2017 sesquicentennial celebration of the founding of the University of Illinois, the Illinois Mathemat*12/05/2017 -*The Illinois Geometry Lab hosted a Four Color-themed Open House for K-12 students and community members on Saturday, November 4 in the Alice Campbell Alumni Center.*11/03/2017 -*The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce that Professor Steve Bradlow has been selected to the 2018 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).*08/29/2017 -*IGL undergraduate student Yingying Ren presented work done in the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 research project Polyhedral Geometry for Analysis Phylogenetic Methods (mentored by Ruth Davidson and Rosemar*08/29/2017 -*IGL undergraduate student Mateo Muro presented work done in the Summer 2017 research project Graph Theory and Quantum Statistical Mechanics (mentored by Ivan Contreras) at the 2017 Young Mathematic*05/18/2017 -*The University of Illinois is embarking on a project to restore and renovate both Altgeld Hall and its neighbor across Wright Street, Illini Hall.*05/05/2017 -*The department has received the American Mathematical Society 2017 AMS Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department.*04/05/2017 -*Mathematics PhD student Melinda Lanius receives Honorable Mention and People's Choice Award inĀ 2017 Gr