Thursday: Lefschetz film screening Inb

Sue Swartz, the wife of Bruce Solomon *83, is working on a biographical project related to Solomon Lefschetz, and has found a short film about his work in the Princeton library. Professor Kohn has arranged for us to show this film, “Fixed Points”, this Thursday, May 9, at 3pm in Fine 314. The film will […]

Colloquium Event

Last colloquium

We’re having our final undergrad colloquium of the year this Wednesday May 8th at noon in Fine 214! Come listen to Murilo introduce one of the most important classes of objects in modern mathematics! Title: What are elliptic curves and why do we care about them? Description: For centuries, mathematicians have studied the integer solutions […]

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Two Colloquia this Week (5/1 and 5/3)!

In honor of the last week of classes, there will be two Colloquia within the next three days! They say “April Showers Bring May Flowers.” For those of you who showered at least once in April, the flowers are here: Math Colloquiua! In honor of this occasion, I will put 6 GIF’s into this email […]

Event Meet-Your-Professor Meal

Professor Chris Skinner dinner Butler 6pm Thursday (5/2)

Come join us in the Special Dining Room in Butler at 6 pm on Thursday (5/2) to have dinner with Professor Chris Skinner! He’s made great contributions in many fields of math, especially in algebraic number theory and Iwasawa theory. If you need a guest swipe, please let me know. Hope to see you there! Your […]

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Andrew Wonnacott talk on Tuesday (Apr 30)

We are having another undergrad colloquium this Tuesday 4/30 at 4:30 pm in Fine 110! Andrew Wonnacott (’19) will be speaking to us about category theory and why it’s useful. Speaker: Andrew Wonnacott Time: Tuesday 4/30, 4:30 pm Place: Fine 110 Food: Pizza from Papa John’s Abstract: A branch of mathematics known even to its creators as “general abstract nonsense” […]


Graduate Info Session

The math department is sponsoring a math grad school info session tomorrow (Sunday) 3:00-4:30 pm in the Fine 3rd floor common room. It’ll be a pretty informal setup: We’ll have some grad students and current seniors and Prof. Serrano (who is on the math department’s graduate admissions committee) set up around the common room based on topic. […]

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Ryan Chen talk on Friday (Apr 26)

We wanted to advertise another undergraduate math colloquium: Ryan Chen (’19) will be talking about arithmetic geometry this Friday 4/26 at 4:30 pm in Fine 214. It’s a great way to follow up from Ken Ono’s talk on Thursday–did you know that Ryan worked with Ken Ono last summer on modular forms? Title: Integer points, Diophantine geometry, and […]

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Ken Ono talk on April 25

Our next talk comes from special guest Ken Ono! That’s what I call a hole in one for all of the Princeton Tigers. Please fill out this survey by Monday: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf4aAfSYVNy982OBliecBYIAJ3RhkuddAZi_diW8-3u3edVfg/viewform Who? Professor Ken Ono What? The Riemann Hypothesis When? Thursday, April 25th from 12:30-1:20pm (come a few minutes early for free food!) Where? Fine Hall 314 Food? Sandwiches (please […]


Course Advising Study Break on Sunday (4/21)

Come out to our extra special course advising study break in the Fine Hall common room on Sunday, April 21 at 7pm! the joke is that the pton registrar doesn’t care if you’re missing prereqs LOL Alec, I, and a variety of other cool folks will be there to answer questions like these! 1. What courses should I take in the […]