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The 2020 Abel Prize is jointly awarded to Gregory Margulis , former Member (1991, 2006) in the School of Mathematics, and Hillel Furstenberg. Margulis, of Yale University, and Furstenberg, of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, are cited by the Abel Committee for “pioneering the...
James Stone and Scott Tremaine
James Stone , Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, and Scott Tremaine , Richard Black Professor in the School, have been named Fellows of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). This new accolade honors AAS members for extraordinary achievement and service. Fellows are...
Didier Fassin
Didier Fassin, James D. Wolfensohn Professor in the School of Social Science, has been awarded the title of Doctor honoris causa by the University of Liège. Nominated by the university's faculty in Social Sciences, Fassin is cited for “the contribution of his work to the...
On Wednesday, February 26, 2020, Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director and Leon Levy Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, will join other leading voices in science to participate in a Washington, D.C. symposium called “ The Endless Frontier: The Next 75 Years in...