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Formula Ono:
Published: 08/27/2015
The cover story for the Summer 2015 Emory magazine is “Formula Ono”. The article profiles our Ken Ono and his PhD students. Here is the link to the article.
Math shines with the stars in 'The Man Who Knew Infinity'
Published: 08/07/2015
Call it a math bromance. Cambridge mathematician G. H. Hardy’s collaboration with the obscure, self-taught Indian Srinivasa Ramanujan – during the height of British colonialism – changed math and science forever. The story is finally going mainstream through a major motion picture, “The Man Who Knew Infinity," starring Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons.

Read more about it here.
Math shines with the stars in 'The Man Who Knew Infinity'
Published: 08/03/2015
Call it a math bromance. Cambridge mathematician G. H. Hardy’s collaboration with the obscure, self-taught Indian Srinivasa Ramanujan – during the height of British colonialism – changed math and science forever. The story is finally going mainstream through a major motion picture, “The Man Who Knew Infinity," starring Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons.

Read more about it here.
Yahoo! FREP awarded to Dr. Eugene Agichtein
Published: 07/28/2015
In 2015, 24 recipients from 22 universities were selected based on their areas of science and interest to Yahoo! The Department of Mathematics is proud to announce that Dr. Eugene Agichtein was awarded a research gift and the opportunity to collaborate directly with distinguished Yahoo! scientists and visit Yahoo! Labs.

Yahoo!’s Faculty Research and Engagement Program is designed to produce the highest quality scientific collaborations and outcomes by engaging with faculty members working in areas of mutual interest. Over the course of the next year and beyond, FREP award recipients and Yahoo Labs scientists will work closely to further research in their mutual areas of interest.

For a closer look at this years recipients, please visit the Yahoolabs research page.
Umbral Moonshine appears on “The Big Bang Theory”
Published: 05/14/2015
The Umbral Moonshine Conjecture, proved by Emory mathematician Ken Ono together with his student Michael Griffin and John Duncan, made a cameo appearance on the wildly popular TV show “The Big Bang Theory”. Read about it here.