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Undergraduate Events

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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.

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 12/06/19:Nick G. Jones: Toeplitz determinants and correlations in topological quantum chains, more...
Latest Math event:
11/20/2019 Polynomials vanishing on points in the plane, by Brooke Ullery. More ... mathtable talk
See also the Undergraduate events page.

Putnam Exam, December 7, 2019

The 80th Annual Putnam Mathematical Competition will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • 10:00 am 1:00 pm (Morning Session)
  • 3:00 pm 6:00 pm (Afternoon Session)
in Science Center, Hall C. All students should come at 9:30 AM., to allow time for registering, Students register themselves on the day of the exam. Please come to the Science Center, Hall C. No textbooks or calculators are allowed. Bring your pencils. Refreshments will be served in the Common Room on the 4th floor after the competition. More ...

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Snapshots of Math at Harvard

Wednesday December 4, 2-3 PM in SC 507. Snapshots of Math at Harvard:: ALEX COWAN: Title: Three stories from arithmetic statistics ELANA KALASHNIKOV: Title: Mirror symmetry for quiver flag varieties and their subvarieties DORI BEJLERI: Title: Compactifying moduli spaces

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. NYT obituary
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