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Undergraduate Events

For all undergraduate events click here.

Job advertisement for 2020

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Special exhibit

There is an exhibit on ``Seeing Science" starting September 20 in the special exhibit part of the Science center. See also this Harvard Magazine article.

Putnam Exam, December 7, 2019

The 80th Annual Putnam Mathematical Competition will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 The sign-up sheet is posted on the undergraduate bulletin board on the third floor Of the Science Center, in the Math department opposite rooms 322 and 323. The examination will consist of two, three hour sessions. There will be a two hour break between sessions. The Morning Session begins at 10:00 AM and ends at 1:00 PM. The afternoon Session begins at 3:00 AM and ends at 6:00 PM. Please email Cindy, if you have any questions. More ...

Course Catalog

Courses can be searched on the Course catalog. The local course page contains also the Masthead for Fall 2019/2020 already. A fetched PDF of the catalog can be seen also rendered on the local course page.

Information about upper level course assistants is as usual on the upperlevel CA page. Math Night, weekly problem-set nights for upper-level courses starts this fall on September 9th, 2019.


Next Seminar 10/18/19:Sebastian Franco : Graded quivers, generalized dimer models, and toric geometry, more...
Next Math event:
10/23/2019 Why doesn't an electron fall into the nucleus?, by Marius Lemm. More ... mathtable talk
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News and Announcements

Faculty news

We are saddened by the news that two of our colleagues, Prof. Gerald Sacks and Prof. John Tate, passed away recently.
Gerald Sacks, 1933-2019 Gerald Sacks was a Professor in the Harvard Mathematics Department for 40 years, from 1972 to 2012.
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John Tate, 1925-2019 John Tate was a Professor at Harvard from 1954 to 1990, and returned to Harvard in 2009 as Professor Emeritis.
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Ahlfors 2019

Ahlfors Lecture 2019, October 31 - November 1, 2019

CDM 2019

Talks on Youtube