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Hershberger Named 2020 AMS Mass Media Fellow

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The AMS is pleased to announce that Scott Hershberger has been chosen as the 2020 AMS Mass Media Fellow. Scott studied mathematics and physics at Washington University in St. Louis and will graduate in May 2020. He will be working at Scientific American this summer.

Mathematical model predicts COVID-19 hospitalizations for those with underlying conditions

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Washington University in St. Louis mathematician Steven G. Krantz has turned his focus to modeling COVID-19 in hopes that better predictions can help lessen transmission and save lives.

“Wide-reaching and diverse”: Math student Noah Kontur details his work at NASA

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Through internship opportunities, Kontur has gained first-hand research experience that is shaping his post-graduation plans and career path.

Amazon Internship for Graduate Student Eric Pasewark

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Eric Pasewark, PhD Student in the Department of Mathematics, interned as an Applied Scientist at Amazon Search Science and AI during the summer.

Summer Internship for Graduate Student Qi Wang

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Professor Ari Stern Awarded NSF Grant

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Qiyiwen Zhang Awarded NSF Graduate Internship

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Nathan Wagner Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

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A calculated move

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Two alumni from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics explain why they opted to leave academia and apply their mathematics training to challenges in government and industry.

Laura Escobar Vega Awarded NSF Grant

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Gregory Knese Awarded NSF Grant

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Professor Gregory Knese's "Operator Theory and Stable Polynomials" has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

Obituary: Brian E. Blank, professor of mathematics and statistics, 65

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​Blank worked at Washington University in St. Louis for 38 years, starting as an assistant professor in 1980 and continuing as an associate professor since 1986.