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American Mathematical Society Fellow

Professor of Mathematics Tao Li has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society for his contributions to low-dimensional topology, especially the topology of three-manifolds. He one of only 50 mathematicians worldwide to receive the recognition for 2016. BC News Release


The New Math

Photograph by Gary Wayne Gilbert

On June 9, in an office with boxes and papers and books strewn about the floor, Professor Sol Friedberg talked about the Arts & Science’s youngest Ph.D. program and related high-growth undergraduate major. The department he chairs, mathematics, was moving the next day from cramped quarters in Carney Hall to the fifth floor of Maloney, yet he could still put his hands on the self-study report from 2007 in which he and others of the faculty had promised to deliver Boston College mathematics “to national and international prominence.” - See more at:


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