Upcoming Conferences and Events
- Poisson 2014, Summer School July 28 - August 1, 2014; Conference August 4-8, 2014
- PhD Reunion, Department of Mathematics, Sept. 12-13, 2014
- Mathematics Homecoming 2014, October 25, 2014, 2-4 pm.
Look for our tent in front of Altgeld Hall.
In the News
Heini Halberstam, 1926-2014
Heini Halberstam, a Professor Emeritus in the department and a past department head, passed away on January 25, 2014. Donations in memory of Professor Halberstam may be made to the Mathematics Library on the department's giving page. Read more about Professor Halberstam.
Alexander and D'Angelo named 2014 AMS Fellows
Professor Emerita Stephanie Alexander and Professor John D'Angelo have been selected to the 2014 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society. Alexander and D'Angelo are two of only fifty mathematical scientists selected for this honor this year. To see the names of individuals who are in this year's class, their institutions and citations, visit http://www.ams.org/profession/ams-fellows.
Five math department achievements were recognized on the U of I LAS "Gallery of Excellence" in celebration of the College's 100th' anniversary. The math department honorees include the Four Color Theorem and four outstanding scholars, David Blackwell, Joseph Doob, Freeman Hrabowski, and Michio Suzuki. See LAS Gallery of Excellence for more information.
Read more news about the Department of Mathematics in the Math Times.
All new freshmen coming to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are required to take the ALEKS Math Placement Exam. All new transfer students who do not already have credit for Calculus I (or a higher level math course) are required to take the ALEKS Math Placement Exam. Information about the ALEKS Math Placement Exam is available on the Department of Mathematics website.