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Emory Profile: Jim Nagy
news Published Date: 2008-09-15
Finding his focus: Gymnast turned mathematician is driven by precision.

Now a leader in the field of using math and scientific computation to sharpen blurry images, for everything from medical to security applications, this former gymnast once had only a fuzzy picture of his future. click here for the full story
New EUMMA Website
Published Date: 2008-09-04
The new website for the Emory Undergraduate Mathematics Majors Association is now up. http://www.students.emory.edu/EUMMA
Emory hosts Sonia Kovalevsky high school math day
Published Date: 2008-05-08
The Emory University student chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is proud to sponsor its first ever Sonia Kovalevsky High School Math Enrichment Day on Thursday, May 8. Faculty and students from Emory, Agnes Scott, Spelman, and Georgia Perimeter will join with students and teachers from several area high schools in a day packed with interactive workshops, talks, and activities. For more information, please see our website.
Teaching Girls Math's Magic
news Published Date: 2008-05-05
In the May 5th, 2008 issue of the Emory Report, an article written by Carol Clark featured a story on graduate students Julianne Chung and Audrey Malagon and their math enrichment program for Atlanta high school girls. The article can be found on the Emory Report website. Photograph by Brian Meltz.
Investing in Emory's Vision
Published Date: 2008-04-28
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Adam Beguelin to speak at Evans-Hall Lecture, April 21
news Published Date: 2008-04-21
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is pleased to announce the 14th Evans/Hall Lecture and Award Ceremony on Monday, April 21 from 4-5pm in E208, Mathematics and Science Center, with Reception following.

The Evans/Hall Lecture honors graduate and undergraduate students in the department and recognizes outstanding student accomplishments via the Trevor Evans Award, Deborah Jackson Award, Marshall Hall Award, and Departmental Awards.

The lecture will be delivered this year by Distinguished Alumnus Adam Beguelin C'85 . Adam began his professional career as a highly respected computer science researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Tennessee, and Carnegie Mellon University. His scholarly contributions are varied and impactful, and are considered among the pioneering works in parallel computing tools and systems. He then went on to become a successful entrepreneur, inventing and developing various innovative technologies for Internet search. Most recently, he founded video search company Truveo that embodies some of the most effective video search techniques known. Truveo was acquired by AOL in January 2006. Adam's talk is titled "Truveo: A Video Search Engine". He will discuss Truveo technology and how it works and will also describe how he started the company and how they were acquired.

Synergy Carnival 2008
Published Date: 2008-04-04
COME DUNK YOUR FAVORITE ADMINISTRATOR OR PROFESSOR April 4, 2008 3:00-8:00 pm Asbury Circle Mathematics Department Faculty: Emily Hamilton Eldad Haber Vaidy Sunderam Skip Garibaldi Aaron Abrams Political Science: Kyle Beardsley Economics: Hugo Mialon Administrators: Gary Hauk* John Ford Santo Ono Ozzie Harris Andy Wilson Carolyn Livingston Peter Sederberg Marc McLeod Jean Jordan Michael Huey Students: Alex Kappus * Dr. Hauk has agreed to have whipped cream pies tossed at his face More information can be found at the Emory Report website.
Prof. Ron Gould wins regional teaching award
Published Date: 2008-04-03
Goodrich C. White Professor Ron Gould received the 2008 distinguished teaching award for the Mathematical Association of America Southeastern Section. He has previously won teaching awards as a graduate TA and as a faculty member [the Emory Williams Award here at Emory in 1999]. You can see a list of previous recipients of the section teaching award on their website.
Pumping new life into math
news Published Date: 2008-03-26
In the March 17, 2008 issue of the Emory Report, an article written by Carol Clark featured a story on Dr. Alessandro Veneziani. The article can be found on the Emory Report website. Photograph by Brian Meltz.
Raising IQ of Web searches
news Published Date: 2008-03-26
In the January 28, 2008 issue of the Emory Report, an article written by Carol Clark featured a story on Dr. Euguen Agichtein. The article can be found on the Emory Report website. Photograph by Brian Meltz