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On the left, a black and white historical photo of mathematician Emmy Noether. On the right a black and white photo of actor Anita Zieher portraying Emmy Noether.

Emmy Noether Takes Center Stage

Just over a year ago on a warm September Saturday, the Harvard Department of Mathematics and the Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications (CMSA) hosted a unique event celebrating the...
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Andrew Gleason in Black and White

Found Film Offers Glimpse of Department Past It was a business-as-usual day in the fall of 2022 when a small but meaningful piece of department history was unearthed while cleaning...
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The Human Nature of Mathematics

On Thursday, October 6, the Harvard Human Flourishing Program will bring Dr. Francis Su to Sever Hall to talk about mathematics for human flourishing. Su received his A.M and Ph.D....
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Department Profiles: Hakim J. Walker

Dr. Hakim Walker joined the Harvard Department of Mathematics as a preceptor in 2017. A graduate of Boston University and The George Washington University, he has received numerous teaching awards...
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Barry Mazur Awarded 2022 Chern Medal

Mazur received the award for his work in topology, arithmetic geometry, and number theory, and for his leadership and generosity in shaping the next generation of mathematicians. Earlier today at...
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