News archive - 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Brian Forrest wins MAA Clarence Stephens Distinguished Teaching Award

Congratulations to Pure Mathematics Professor Brian Forrest for winning the Mathematical Association of America Seaway Section's Clarence F. Stephens Distinguished Teaching Award. Brian was recognized for his outstanding teaching, both in the classroom and on-line, and for his vision and implementation of the highly successful UW Masters of Mathematics for Teaching program. He will receive this award at the spring conference of the Seaway Section and will be their nominee for the MAA Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Stanley Xiao wins the UW Murray Martin Prize

Congratulations goes to Stanley Xiao for winning the Mathematics Faculty Murray Martin prize for best paper by a graduate student. Stanley was a PhD student of Professor Cam Stewart in the Pure Mathematics Department. He graduated in the summer and now holds an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship at Oxford.