University Dates

April 3-4 - Midterm Recess (No classes)

April 25 - Last day of Spring 2014 Classes

May 17 - 101st Commencement
Congratulations to our 2014 graduates!


Math Calendar

Centennial Celebration

Math Department History

Special Events

April 12, 2014 -2:30pm - Math Lecture Contest and movie "Fermat's Room" in Herman Brown 227.

April 4-6, 2014 - Texas Algebraic Geometry Symposium - deadline to request support March 5, 2014

April 25, 2014 - Wolfe Lecture in Mathematics presented by Assaf Naor, Courant Institute

April 26-28, 2014 - Rice Dynamics Meeting - deadline to request support March 21, 2014


June 9-20, 2014 - Rice Program in Mathematics for High School Students.
Location: Brown Hall for Mathematics Room 423 Map

Rice University School Mathematics Project

Association for Women in Mathematics at Rice University

Rice Math Circle

Request a Math Tutor


Rice University Math News

Professors Tim Cochran and Shelly Harvey receive 2014 Simons Fellowships

The Simons Foundation has announced that Professors Cochran and Harvey were awarded 2014 Simons Fellowships. This program recognizes outstanding mathematicians and supports research on complex problems requiring extended time and effort and will allow them to spend the 2014-15 year on sabbatical. Congratulations! More from the Rice News...

GSA Faculty Teaching and Mentoring Award

Honoring his commitment to graduate students and their education, the Rice Graduate Student Association awarded Tim Cochran one of this year's "Faculty Teaching and Mentoring Awards". These awards are given to members of the Rice faculty to honor their demonstrated commitment to graduate education through extraordinary dedication in teaching and mentoring.

Department to offer B.S. in Mathematics Degree

The Rice Faculty Senate has approved a new BS degree in Mathematics effective this Fall (2014). The requirements for the new degree can be found here.

2014 NSF Graduate Student Fellowship Award

Congratulations to grad student Miriam Kuzbary on being awarded a 2014 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! These prestigious awards not only recognize and support outstanding graduate students during their education, but also anticipate that they will become leaders and innovators in their field. Christopher White, a 2013 Rice graduate currently studying physics at Caltech, was also awarded a Fellowship. Graduating seniors Nicholas Ryder and Karl Schaefer and 2010 graduate Robert Lewis all received Honorable Mentions.

Professor Anthony Varilly-Alvarado awarded NSF CAREER Grant

Recognizing his accomplishments and future plans both as a researcher and a teacher, Dr. Varilly-Alvarado has been awarded a prestigious NSF CAREER grant. In addition to continuing his research in Arithmetic Geometry, the grant will fund a mathematics summer outreach program for middle school students. This is the third year in a row that one of our faculty has received one of these distinguished grants. More from the Rice News …

Professor Alexander Kiselev will join our Department next July

Alexander Kiselev of the University of Wisconsin will join the MATH department as a Professor in July 2014. Kiselev is a distinguished analyst who has made major contributions to spectral theory, fluid dynamics, and reaction-diffusion equations. He has held the Guggenheim Fellowship and the Sloan Research Fellowship, and been an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematical Physics. He is also a dedicated teacher, having advised numerous undergraduate research students, doctoral students, and postdoctoral fellows.

New Fellows of the American Mathematical Society

Recognized by their peers as distinguished for their contributions to the mathematics profession, Professors Tim Cochran and Brendan Hassett have been elected to the 2014 class of Fellows. They join 7 colleagues from the Department who were elected last year. More from the Rice News ….

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