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#### James McKernan - 2020 Fellow of the AMS

Congratulations to Professor James McKernan who has been named a 2020 Fellow of the AMS by the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

#### In Memoriam: Murray Rosenblatt, 1926-2019

Professor Emeritus Murray Rosenblatt died on October 9, 2019 at the age of 93. See memorial website. See UCSD Campus Notice. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 1:00pm at El Camino Memorial - Sorrento Valley Park, 5600 Carroll Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA 92121.

#### SCAPDE 2019 - Nov. 2-3, 2019

The Southern California Analysis and PDE (SCAPDE) 2019 conference will be held November 2-3, 2019 at UCSD. See conference website.

#### In Memoriam: Hubert Halkin, 1936-2019

Professor Emeritus Hubert Halkin died on May 26, 2019 at the age of 82. See UCSD Campus Notice.

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#### 2018-19 Teaching Assistant Awards

On behalf of the entire Mathematics Department - the Chair and Faculty Council have named five PhD students as the recipients of the 2018-19 Teaching Assistant Award. Please join us in acknowledging the excellence, dedication and hard work of Yingjia Fu, Zach Higgins, Pieter Spaas, Jacqueline Warren and Nantawat Udomchatpitak.

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#### Update to Math Capped Screening Criteria

Students, please note the following change to our Math Capped Screening Criteria management:

As of the **Winter 2020 **Application Period, Joint Math-Econ majors under the Department of Economics (**EN28**) will be subject to the same Screening Criteria as all other students not directly admitted to one of our Math majors. EN28 majors must complete the five required courses with a C- or higher *and*** **with a minimum GPA of **3.0** in those five courses before being eligible to apply to the Math Department.

The Winter 2020 Capped Application Period will open on 11/9/19.

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#### Monday • November 18, 2019

**10:00am** • AP&M 5829

**Juntian Wang**

Time Series Forecasting Using Recurrent Neural Network

Graduate Students in Probability Seminar

**3:00pm** • AP&M 7321

**David Ben-Ezra**

Non-Linearity of Free Pro-p Groups

Algebra Seminar

**4:00pm** • AP&M 6402

**Oliver Pechenik**

$K$-theoretic Schubert Calculus

Math 295 - Mathematics Colloquium

#### Tuesday • November 19, 2019

**4:00pm** • AP&M 6402

**Xin Sun**

Conformal geometry of random surfaces in 2D quantum gravity

Math 295 - Mathematics Colloquium

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